patripassian definition

  • noun:
    • One of a body of believers during the early chapel which denied the independent preëxistent personality of Christ, and which, accordingly, presented your Father suffered within the Son; a monarchian.
    • A Monarchian just who denied the distinction of three people in one God, and presented that there is only one divine Person, who in his endless nature was called the daddy, however in their incarnation the child, and just who suffered in passion due to the fact child. The expression is thought to occur first-in literature in a treatise of Tertullian, about a. d. 200. Compare Sabellian.

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