Arianism

[ air-ee-uh-niz-uh m, ar- ]
/ ˈɛər i əˌnɪz əm, ˈær- /
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noun Theology.

the doctrine, taught by Arius, that Christ the Son was not consubstantial with God the Father.

Origin of Arianism

First recorded in 1590–1600; Arian + -ism
Related formsAr·i·an·is·tic, Ar·i·an·is·ti·cal, adjective
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Arianism

/ (ˈɛərɪəˌnɪzəm) /

noun

the doctrine of Arius, pronounced heretical at the Council of Nicaea, which asserted that Christ was not of one substance with the Father, but a creature raised by the Father to the dignity of Son of God
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Word Origin and History for arianism

Arianism


n.

c.1600, from Arian + -ism.

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