Origin of Arian2
Origin of -arian
Examples from the Web for arian
Cast: Jake McLaughlin, Delroy Lindo, Kyle MacLachlan, Johnny Sequoyah, Arian Moayed, Jamie Chung.Fall-Winter TV Preview: Snap Judgments of 2013–14’s New Shows|Jace Lacob, Kevin Fallon|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There was one other subject on which the Arian controversy had a more intimate, though not an immediate influence.An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine|John Henry Cardinal Newman
So far we see no great advance on the Arian theory of the incarnation.The Arian Controversy|H. M. Gwatkin
The modern Persian is a very degenerate representative of the ancient Arian stock.
The West was recovering gradually from the troubles caused by the Arian crisis.
At first, of course, the Pope could only look on them as a fresh horde of barbarous conquerors; half heathen, half Arian.The Roman and the Teuton|Charles Kingsley
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Word Origin for -arian
1530s, pertaining to the doctrines of Arius, priest in Alexandria early 4c., who posed the question of Christ's nature in terms which appeared to debase the Savior's relation to God (denial of consubstantiation). Besides taking an abstract view of Christ's nature, he reaffirmed man's capacity for perfection. The dissention was widespread and split the Church for about a century during a crucial time.