subordinationism

subordinationism

[suh-bawr-dn-ey-shuh-niz-uhm]
noun Theology.
the doctrine that the first person of the Holy Trinity is superior to the second, and the second superior to the third.

Origin:
1835–45; subordination + -ism

subordinationist, noun
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subordinationism (səˌbɔːdɪˈneɪʃəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
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
 
subordi'nationist
 
n

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