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  • proper n. The tenets or doctrines of the Socinians.


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Socinian +‎ -ism


  • It is, indeed, unjust to make a Quaker pay for teaching the doctrine of the Sacraments, or a Unitarian for teaching the Deity of Christ; but it is equally unjust to make an Atheist pay for teaching the existence of God, or a Churchman for teaching that curious kind of implied Socinianism which is called "undenominational religion."

    Prime Ministers and Some Others A Book of Reminiscences

  • Socinianism rejected inexplicable Christian doctrine, such as the divinity of Christ as man.

    Motherly Advice

  • Norris believed Socinianism to be a dangerous view because it leads to either deism or atheism.

    Motherly Advice

  • Socinianism was advanced in John Toland's 1696 Christianity not Mysterious.

    Motherly Advice

  • Socinianism, for here is nothing at all said of the Trinity.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • It has seemed to me that the real importance of Arianism, Socinianism, and other forms of unitarian Christology in the early modern period was not their arguments against Chalcedonian doctrines of Christ's dual nature and the Trinity, rather that they introduced and developed liberal forms of interpreting scripture and tradition: They insisted on experiential and/or rational evidence beyond appeals to orthodox authority.

    Philocrites: Isaac Newton's anti-Trinitarianism in the news.

  • I have heard her condemn Socinianism, Calvinism, and many other

    The Life of Charlotte Bronte

  • But if Chillingworth was a Socinian in any sense of the word, he must have been so in the only book he published; and if there's no difference between that book and the lecture, then Prideaux and his friend Ussher must have condoned Socinianism "in the wide sense," even as they were denouncing the creed in all senses.

    Great Tew, Continued

  • Indeed, the Arians had to be rediscovered in Poland in the twentieth century, first of all through the researches of the historian Stanislaw Kot in the 1920s (summarized in English in his Socinianism in Poland, Boston, 1957); the subject has been greatly developed since 1960 by Jan Tazbir, some of whose work is also available in English, notably A State Without Stakes (New York: Kosciuszko, 1973).

    Poland's Past

  • I know it is said that a man may subscribe the Scripture, and the ancient creeds, and yet maintain Socinianism, or other heresies.

    The Reformed Pastor


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