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Music and heresy April 5, 2013

Posted by daniel ayad in History & Tradition.
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It has long been known that music and singing can influence people in more ways than one. Music has a powerful influence on your behaviour, and many scientific studies have been performed to demonstrate the connection. With this in mind it is interesting to know that one of the most famous heretics, if not the most famous, greatly spread his heresy using songs. This man was Arius, the heretic of the first ecumenical council in Nicea. In addition, it is also interesting to note that one of the ways to counteract heresies was also with music.

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