Heteroousian

Heteroousian

[het-uh-roh-oo-see-uhn, -ou-see-uhn] Ecclesiastical.
noun
1.
a person who believes the Father and the Son to be unlike in substance or essence; an Arian (opposed to Homoousian ).
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to the Heteroousians or their doctrine.

Origin:
1670–80; < Late Greek heterooúsi(os) (Greek hetero- hetero- + ousí(a) nature, essence + -os adj. suffix) + -an

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Heteroousian (ˌhɛtərəʊˈuːsɪən, -ˈaʊsɪən)
 
n
1.  a Christian who maintains that God the Father and God the Son are different in substance
 
adj
2.  of or relating to this belief
 
[C17: from Late Greek heteroousios, from Greek hetero- + ousia nature]

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