Definition of Adoptionist. Meaning of Adoptionist. Synonyms of Adoptionist

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Definition of Adoptionist

Adoptionist
Adoptionist A*dop"tion*ist, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of a sect which maintained that Christ was the Son of God not by nature but by adoption.

Meaning of Adoptionist from wikipedia

- Christologies, namely a "low" or adoptionist Christology, and a "high" or "incarnation Christology." The "low Christology" or "adoptionist Christology" is the belief...
- a relatively short time. Jewish Christians like the Ebionites had an Adoptionist Christology and regarded Jesus as the Messiah while rejecting his divinity...
- sources: Baylakānī, al Bayāliqa البيالقة) were a Medieval Christian adoptionist sect from Armenia which formed in the 7th century, possibly influenced...
- opposed by Beatus of Liebana, and in the Carolingian territories, the Adoptionist position was condemned by Pope Hadrian I, Alcuin of York, Agobard, and...
- ancient Jewish thought. The second theme subsequently became the basis of "adoptionist Christology" (see adoptionism), which viewed Jesus' baptism as a crucial...
- 160 AD Rome, Italia, Roman Empire 39 / 57 Roman. Combated against the adoptionist heresies of the followers of Theodotus the Byzantium who were ruled by...
- of Natalius, a 3rd-century priest who accepted the bishopric of the Adoptionists, a heretical group in Rome. Natalius soon repented and tearfully begged...
- part of this diocese. Among its most notable events are Bishop Felix's adoptionist revolt, the coup of Bishop Esclua and the overthrowing of the bishop...
- general tended to what might be called, in a rather loose sense, an Adoptionist Christology. Nestorius, before becoming Patriarch of Constantinople,...
- baptism. In 269, the Synods of Antioch condemned Paul of Samosata for his Adoptionist theology, and also condemned the term homoousios (ὁμοούσιος, "of the...
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