Definition of Modalist. Meaning of Modalist. Synonyms of Modalist

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Definition of Modalist

Modalist
Modalist Mo"dal*ist, n. (Theol.) One who regards Father, Son, and Spirit as modes of being, and not as persons, thus denying personal distinction in the Trinity. --Eadie.

Meaning of Modalist from wikipedia

- the Holy Spirit. Concerned with defending the absolute unity of God, modalists such as Noetus, Praxeas and Sabellius explained the divinity of Jesus...
- with respect to baptisms. Oneness Pentecostals are often referred to as "Modalists" or "Sabellians" or "Jesus Only". Denominations within the Sabbatarian...
- "two-in-one", rather than three. Oneness Pentecostalism, as with other modalist groups, teach that the Holy Spirit is a mode of God, rather than a distinct...
- three co-eternal persons within the Godhead, or a "co-equal Trinity". Modalists note that the only number expressly and repeatedly ascribed to God in...
- condemned the term homoousios (ὁμοούσιος, "of the same being") in the modalist sense in which he used it. Among the Non-Trinitarian beliefs, the Sabellianism...
- considered the Father to be God (Yahweh), he responded to criticism of the Modalist Praxeas that this meant that Tertullian's Christianity was not monotheistic...
- Christian churches, some of whom have accused Oneness Pentecostals of being Modalists and derided them as "cultists". Oneness teaching ****erts that God is a...
- being three modes or manifestations of one divine Person. A Sabellian modalist would say that the One God successively revealed Himself to man throughout...
- by the theologian Hippolytus who accuses him of laxity and of being a Modalist, one who denies any distinction between the three persons of the Trinity...
- Jesus's authority over the Holy Spirit. During the Council of Nicea, the modalist bishops of Rome and Alexandria aligned politically with Athanasius; whereas...
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