Semi-Arian
Semi-Arian Sem"i-A"ri*an, a. Of or pertaining to Semi-Arianism. [1913 Webster]

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  • Semi-Arian — Sem i A ri*an, n. [See {Arian}.] (Eccl. Hist.) A member of a branch of the Arians which did not acknowledge the Son to be consubstantial with the Father, that is, of the same substance, but admitted him to be of a like substance with the Father,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Semi-Arian — Sem·i Ar·i·an (sĕm ē ărʹē ən, ârʹ , sĕm ī ) n. A member of the Homoiousian party led by the fourth century A.D. Arian bishop Basil of Ancyra.   Sem i Arʹi·an adj. Sem i Arʹi·an·ism n. * * * …   Universalium

  • Semi-Arian —    The teachings associated with the fourth century group which taught a doctrine of the Sonship of Jesus Christ mid way between that of the orthodox and that of arius …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • semi-arian — “+ noun Usage: usually capitalized S&A : one of the Homoiousians led by Basil, 4th century A.D. bishop of Ancyra …   Useful english dictionary

  • Semi- — Sem i [L. semi; akin to Gr. ???, Skr. s[=a]mi , AS. s[=a]m , and prob. to E. same, from the division into two parts of the same size. Cf. {Hemi }, {Sandelend}.] A prefix signifying half, and sometimes partly or imperfectly; as, semiannual, half… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Semi-Arianism — See Semi Arian. * * * ▪ Christian heresy       a 4th century Trinitarian heresy in the Christian church. Though it modified the extreme position of Arianism, it still fell short of the church s orthodox teaching that Father, Son, and Holy Spirit… …   Universalium

  • Semi-Arianism — is a name frequently given to the Trinitarian position of the conservative majority of the Eastern Christian Church in the 4th century, to distinguish it from strict Arianism. Such as by Epiphanius of Salamis[1] for the party of reaction headed… …   Wikipedia

  • Arian controversy — The Arian controversy describes several controversies which divided the Christian church from before the Council of Nicaea in 325 to after the Council of Constantinople in 383. The most important of these controversies concerned the relationship… …   Wikipedia

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  • Pope Liberius —     Pope Liberius     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Liberius     (Reigned 352 66)     Pope Julius died on 12 April, according to the Liberian Catalogue , and Liberius was consecrated on 22 May. As this was not a Sunday, 17 May was probably the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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