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Eunomianism
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This essay will consider the teaching of Eunomius of Cyzicus and/or his followers as a systematic whole. The ancients rarely described ideological movements as “-isms” in our sense; they were much more likely to classify them in terms of a characteristic doctrine (“homoousians,” “heteroousians,” “anomoeans”) or an eponymous leader (“Athanasians,” “Arians,” “Eunomians”). Since these terms were almost always…

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Vaggione, OHC, Richard Paul, “Eunomianism”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 30 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_040683>
First published online: 2019



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