Definition of Adoptionist

1. n. One of a sect which maintained that Christ was the Son of God not by nature but by adoption.



Definition of Adoptionist

1. Noun. (Christianity) One who believes in or supports adoptionism. ¹

2. Noun. (uncommon) One who supports adoption. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining adoptionism. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adoptionist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adoptionist

adoptabilities
adoptability
adoptable
adopted
adoptedly
adoptee
adoptees
adopter
adopters
adoptianism
adoptianisms
adopting
adoption
adoptionism
adoptionisms
adoptionist (current term)
adoptionists
adoptions
adoptious
adoptive
adoptive father
adoptive fathers
adoptive immunity
adoptive mother
adoptive mothers
adoptive parent
adoptive transfer
adoptively
adoptor
adoptors

Literary usage of Adoptionist

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1. History of the Christian Church by Wilhelm Ernst Möller (1893)
"... Creed engraved on two silver tables in S. Peter's, according to the long-consecrated wording (ie without the filioque). 3. The adoptionist Controversy. ..."

2. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"Of subordinate importance was the dispute over the expression Trina Deitas. 1. The adoptionist Controversy, AD 782-799.—Of all Christian dogmas none were so ..."

3. History of the Christian Church: A.D. 64-1517 by James Craigie Robertson (1868)
"Although the adoptionist doctrine has been revived or justified by some writ fis of later times, it never afterwards gained any considerable influence.1 IV. ..."

4. History of the Church, from Its First Establishment to Our Own Times by Jodocus Adolph Birkhaeuser (1898)
"... —adoptionist Heresy—Its Condemnation — Refutation of Adoptionism—Gottschalk—His Errors—Controversy on Predestination —Rabanus Maurus—Erigena—Council of ..."

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