Sabellianism \Sa*bel"li*an*ism\, n. (Eccl.) The doctrines or tenets of Sabellius. See {Sabellian}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sabellianism — For other uses, see Sabellian (disambiguation). In Christianity, Sabellianism, (also known as modalism, modalistic monarchianism, or modal monarchism) is the nontrinitarian belief that the Heavenly Father, Resurrected Son and Holy Spirit are… …   Wikipedia

  • Sabellianism — Sa·bel·li·an·ism (sə bĕlʹē ə nĭz əm) n. A version of Monarchianism holding that the Godhead was differentiated only into a succession of modes or operations and that the Father suffered as much as the Son.   [AfterSabellius (fl. 3rd cent. A.D.),… …   Universalium

  • Sabellianism — noun The practices of Sabellians; see sabellianism …   Wiktionary

  • sabellianism — noun A Christian belief which holds that God the Father and God the Son are one in the same, the latter often being termed patripassionism in that it implies God the Father personally suffered on the Cross …   Wiktionary

  • SABELLIANISM —    the doctrine of one Sabellius, who, in the third century, denied that there were three persons in the Godhead, and maintained that there was only one person in three functions, aspects, or manifestations, at least this was the form his… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Sabellianism —    See Eustathios of Antioch …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • SABELLIANISM —    an early CHRISTIAN HERESY which insisted on the unity of the Godhead by arguing that the persons of the TRINITY were actually different modes or operations of GOD …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • sabellianism — sa·bel·li·an·ism …   English syllables

  • Sabellianism —  Савеллианизм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Sabellianism — /səˈbɛliənɪzəm/ (say suh beleeuhnizuhm) noun the Christian theological teaching that the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit are not distinct persons within the Godhead (the orthodox doctrine), but only different manifestations under which God… …   Australian English dictionary

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