noun see Monarchian

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  • Monarchianism — is a set of beliefs that emphasize God as being one person.[1][2][3] The term was given to Christians who upheld the monarchy of God against the Logos theology of Justin Martyr and apologists who had spoken of Jesus as a second divine person… …   Wikipedia

  • Monarchianism — [mə när′kē ən iz΄əm] n. [see MONARCH, AN, & ISM] the doctrine of several 2d and 3d cent. Christian sects that denied the Trinity altogether or denied the equality of the three persons of the Trinity Monarchian adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Monarchianism — Monarchian, adj., n. Monarchianist, n. /meuh nahr kee euh niz euhm/, n. Theol. any of several doctrines of the Christian church in the 2nd and 3rd centuries A.D., emphasizing the unity of God by maintaining that the Father, the Son, and the Holy… …   Universalium

  • monarchianism — ēəˌnizəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : an anti Trinitarian doctrine or theory current in the Christian church of the 2d and 3d centuries A.D. in several forms and having as a common principle a belief that God is a single person as well… …   Useful english dictionary

  • monarchianism — mo·nar·chi·an·ism …   English syllables

  • Monarchianism — Mo•nar•chi•an•ism [[t]məˈnɑr ki əˌnɪz əm[/t]] n. rel any of several Christian doctrines in the 2nd and 3rd centuries a.d., emphasizing the unity of God • Etymology: 1835–45; Monarchian (< LL monarchiānus; see monarchy, an I) + ism… …   From formal English to slang

  • Monarchianism, Dynamic —  Монархианство динамическое …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Modalism (Monarchianism) — • The so called Dynamic Monarchians were actually a form of adoptionism. Monarchianism, properly speaking, refers to the Modalists. Denial of the Trinity, assertion that there is only one Divine Person, who appears in three different roles.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • dynamic monarchianism — noun Usage: usually capitalized D&M : the doctrine that Christ was a mere man who was made son of God by adoption called also dynamistic monarchianism …   Useful english dictionary

  • dynamistic monarchianism — noun Usage: usually capitalized D&M : dynamic monarchianism …   Useful english dictionary

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