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n.1.(Eccl. Hist.) A follower of Eunomius, bishop of Cyzicus (4th century A. D.), who held that Christ was not God but a created being, having a nature different from that of the Father.
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Those Turtle Beach XP SEVENs are swanky, I'll admit," said Eunomian pirate and hostess of this week's hunt, Captain Scarlett.
The five defendants are facing charges of an "offence against public health", including the suspected mastermind of the network, 57-year-old doctor Eunomian Fuentes.
A fifth-century member of the nonconformist Eunomian sect, Philostorgius wrote a history of Christianity specifically to counter the official history, constructed over the several decades since the church became a department of the empire in 320 AD.
The Cappadocians' strategic comparisons with Jews and Judaism rhetorically distanced their Eunomian opponents from Christianity and thus strengthened the Cappadocians' own claims to represent Christian orthodoxy.
9) This did not, however, prevent their pro-Nicene opponents from leveling charges of Judaizing against them in order to condemn the validity of Arian and Eunomian Christianity.
Lefevre makes no allusion to the fact that Pico saw the work as riddled with Eunomian elements.
Nevertheless, the fundamental methods of Gregory and Ambrose are the same: to answer Homoian and Eunomian attempts to subordinate the Father and the Son on the basis of the names "Father" and "Son," Pro-Nicenes increasingly came to separate the experience of fatherhood and sonship from the level of being or substance.
For the identity of Augustine's opponents in De Trinitate as Homoian and not Eunomian or Arian, see Michel R.
The very label "Arian" has proved to be increasingly unhelpful, as distinctions among the different forms of resistance to the Council of Nicaea and its creed (Homoian, Homoiousian, Eunomian, etc.
He seems stymied by the fact that honor for martyrs cannot bridge the theological controversy with the Eunomians (Holy Martyrs, 7.
on Arians and Eunomians, neither of whom presented serious problems in the fifth century.
One need only note the stringent apophaticism of the Greek Fathers, perhaps paradigmatically represented by the Theological Orations of Gregory Nazianzen, who seeks to undermine the semirationalism of the Eunomians while still maintaining a positive cognitive content to revelation.