saint hilary of poitiers

Hilary of Poitiers

noun
Saint, a.d. c300–368, French bishop and theologian.
French Hilaire de Poitiers [ee-ler duh pwa-tyey] .
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Hilary of Poitiers (ˈhɪlərɪ)
 
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Saint. ?315--?367 ad, French bishop, an opponent of Arianism. Feast day: Jan 13 or 14

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Gallo-Roman doctor of the church who as bishop of Poitiers was a champion of orthodoxy against Arianism (q.v.) and was the first Latin writer to introduce Greek doctrine to Western Christendom.

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