adoptionism


adop·tion·ism

noun, often capitalized \-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of ADOPTIONISM

:  the doctrine that Jesus of Nazareth became the Son of God by adoption
adop·tion·ist \-sh(ə-)nist\ noun often capitalized

Variants of ADOPTIONISM

adop·tion·ism or adop·tian·ism \-shə-ˌni-zəm\

First Known Use of ADOPTIONISM

1833

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