monarchianism

monarchianism
\\-ēəˌnizəm\ noun (-s)
Usage: usually capitalized
: an anti-Trinitarian doctrine or theory current in the Christian church of the 2d and 3d centuries A.D. in several forms and having as a common principle a belief that God is a single person as well as a single being — see dynamic monarchianism, modalistic monarchianism; compare patripassianism

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Monarchian, adj., n.Monarchianist, n.
/meuh nahr"kee euh niz'euhm/, n. Theol.
any of several doctrines of the Christian church in the 2nd and 3rd centuries A.D., emphasizing the unity of God by maintaining that the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost are three manifestations or aspects of God.
[1835-45; Monarchian ( < LL monarchianus; see MONARCHY, -AN) + -ISM]

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Monarchˈianism noun
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