|Subtitle||A History of the Popes|
|Publisher||Yale University Press|
|First Read||December 07, 2007|
Saints and Sinners
But the full implications of Arianism were not at first grasped, and Arius attracted widespread support. A master-publicist, Arius rallied grassroots support by composing theological sea-shanties to be sung by the sailors and stevedores on the docks of Alexandria. Theological debate erupted out of the lecture-halls and into the taverns and bars of the eastern Mediterranean.
Quoted on October 4, 2011