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subordinationism

[suh-bawr-dn-ey-shuh-niz-uh m] /səˌbɔr dnˈeɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm/
noun, Theology
1.
the doctrine that the first person of the Holy Trinity is superior to the second, and the second superior to the third.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; subordination + -ism
Related forms
subordinationist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for subordinationism

subordinationism

/səˌbɔːdɪˈneɪʃəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
either of two interpretations of the doctrine of the Trinity, often regarded as heretical, according to which the Son is subordinate to the Father or the Holy Ghost is subordinate to both
Derived Forms
subordinationist, noun
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