paul of samosata
heretical bishop of Antioch in Syria and proponent of a kind of dynamic monarchian doctrine on the nature of Jesus Christ (see Monarchianism). The only indisputably contemporary document concerning him is a letter written by his ecclesiastical opponents, according to which he was a worldly cleric of humble origin who became bishop of Antioch in 260.
Learn more about Paul of Samosata with a free trial on Britannica.com.
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|