Share this entry

Share this page

homoiousian

Saltos de línea: hom¦oio|us¦ian
Pronunciación: /ˌhɒmɔɪˈuːsɪən
 
, -ˈaʊ-, -z-/

Definición de homoiousian en inglés:

sustantivo

historical
A person who held that God the Father and God the Son are of like but not identical substance. Compare with homoousian.
Example sentences
  • The arguments between the homoiousian and homoousians would be hysterically ridiculous if it weren't for the amount of blood shed over the letter ‘i’.
  • Constantius at first supported these homoiousians but soon transferred his support to the homoousians, led by Acacius, who affirmed that the Son was ‘like’ the Father.
  • In 381, the Council of Constantinople reaffirmed the credo of Nicaea and condemned the semi-Arians, the homoiousians.

Origen

late 17th century (as an adjective in the sense 'of similar but not identical substance'): via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek homoiousios, from homoios 'like' + ousia 'essence, substance'. The noun dates from the mid 18th century.

Definición de homoiousian en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tenebrous
Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure