Heteroousian
Heteroousian Het`er*o*ou"si*an, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of those Arians who held that the Son was of a different substance from the Father. [1913 Webster]

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  • Heteroousian — Het er*o*ou si*an, a. [Hetero + Gr. ? being, essence.] Having different essential qualities; of a different nature. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heteroousian — /het euh roh ooh see euhn, ow see euhn/, Eccles. n. 1. a person who believes the Father and the Son to be unlike in substance or essence; an Arian (opposed to Homoousian). adj. 2. of or pertaining to the Heteroousians or their doctrine. [1670 80; …   Universalium

  • heteroousian — adjective /hɛtərəʊˈuːzɪən/ having different essence or substance, especially with reference to the first and second persons of the Trinity …   Wiktionary

  • heteroousian — het·ero·ou·sian …   English syllables

  • Heteroousian — /hɛtəroʊˈusiən/ (say hetuhroh oohseeuhn), / ˈaʊsiən/ (say owseeuhn) noun 1. a Christian who believes God the Father and Son to be unlike in substance or essence; an Arian (opposed to Homoousian). –adjective 2. of or relating to the Heteroousians… …   Australian English dictionary

  • heteroousian — …   Useful english dictionary

  • heterousian — I. adjective see heteroousian I II. noun see heteroousian II * * * heteroousian /het ər ō ooˈsi ən or owˈ/ or heterousian / ooˈ, owˈ or ō ooˈ/ adjective (often with cap) 1. (Gr ousiā being) of unlike essence …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Heteroousious — Het er*o*ou si*ous, a. See {Heteroousian}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Orthodoxy — For other uses, see Orthodoxy (disambiguation). The Theotokos of Vladimir icon (12th century) The word orthodox, from Greek orthos ( right , true , straight ) + doxa ( opinion or belief , related to dokein, to think ),[1 …   Wikipedia

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