Modalistic Monarchianism


Definition of Modalistic Monarchianism

: Monarchianism holding that Jesus Christ was not a distinct person of the Trinity but was rather one of three successive modes or manifestations of God

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“Modalistic Monarchianism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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