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the doctrine, taught by Arius, that Christ the Son was not consubstantial with God the Father.
Historical Examples

In the next century the Teutonic conquest of the West gave Arianism another lease of power.
The Arian Controversy H. M. Gwatkin

But the most sanguine stickler for Arianism is the illustrious Dr. Clark.
Letters on England Voltaire

But even this is obscure; and Erasmus, when accused of Arianism, might reply with apparent truth, that no heresy was more extinct.
Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries, Vol. 1 Henry Hallam

Arianism, divergencies in direction of, in Massachusetts, 267.
The Beginners of a Nation Edward Eggleston.

The reformers were not tolerant; for a woman was burnt for Arianism in 1550 and a male Anabaptist in 1551.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 4 Various

Yet there were many men whom Arianism suited by its shallowness.
The Arian Controversy H. M. Gwatkin

It helped much to conquer Arianism, but it left a lasting evil in the lowering of the Christian standard.
The Arian Controversy H. M. Gwatkin

Arianism was therefore a welcome explanation of the difficulty.
The Arian Controversy H. M. Gwatkin

Thus the city populace was devoted to Arianism, and the Nicenes were a mere remnant, without either church or teacher.
The Arian Controversy H. M. Gwatkin

There was a good deal of Arianism in Cappadocia, but we hear little of it in Asia.
The Arian Controversy H. M. Gwatkin

the doctrine of Arius, pronounced heretical at the Council of Nicaea, which asserted that Christ was not of one substance with the Father, but a creature raised by the Father to the dignity of Son of God

c.1600, from Arian + -ism.


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