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...
- ancient Jewish thought. The second theme subsequently became the basis of “adoptionist Christology” (see adoptionism), which viewed Jesus’ baptism as a crucial...
- opposed by Beatus of Liebana, and in the Carolingian territories, the Adoptionist position was condemned by Pope Hadrian I, Alcuin of York, Agobard, and...
- general tended to what might be called, in a rather loose sense, an Adoptionist Christology. Nestorius, before becoming Patriarch of Constantinople,...
- Byzantine Empire, and resurfaced in the western world. The Paulicians, an Adoptionist group which flourished between 650 and 872 in Armenia and the Eastern...
- baptism. In 269, the Synods of Antioch condemned Paul of Samosata for his Adoptionist theology, and also condemned the term homoousios (ὁμοούσιος, "of the...
- position, championed by such figures as Elipando, bishop of Toledo. The adoptionist theology had its roots in Gothic Arianism, which denied the divinity...
- Παυλικιανοί; Arab sources: Baylakānī, al Bayāliqa البيالقة) were a Christian adoptionist sect from Armenia which formed in the 7th century, possibly influenced...
- include the absence of the virgin birth and of the genealogy of Jesus; an Adoptionist Christology, in which Jesus is chosen to be God's Son at the time of...
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