[air-ee-uh-niz-uh m, ar-]
- the doctrine, taught by Arius, that Christ the Son was not consubstantial with God the Father.
Origin of Arianism
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But the most sanguine stickler for Arianism is the illustrious Dr. Clark.Letters on England
Gregory's life was spent in a continual conflict with Arianism.
The earliest successful conversion of the Teutons was to Arianism.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church
Alexander Clarence Flick
Arianism, divergencies in direction of, in Massachusetts, 267.The Beginners of a Nation
He sent theologians to meet Ulfilas, and torment him into Arianism.The Roman and the Teuton
- 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
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