from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A version of Monarchianism holding that the Godhead was differentiated only into a succession of modes or operations and that the Father suffered as much as the Son.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The practices of Sabellians; see sabellianism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The doctrines or tenets of Sabellius. See Sabellian, n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The doctrinal view respecting the Godhead maintained by Sabellius and his followers.


After Sabellius (fl. 3rd cent. A.D.), Monarchian theologian.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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