Polemic collective term coined by the orthodox movement that prevailed in the Trinitarian disputes of the 4th cent. AD (c. 318-381 ) for the opposition in theology and ecclesiastical politics, which existed in numerous shades. If handled in a critical manner, it is still useful for Arius  and his surroundings as well as for neo-Arianism. The main characteristic is a clearly ranked hypostatic Trinity in which the second (Logos or Son) and thi…
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