Jovinianist

Jovinianist

an adherent of Jovinian, a 4th-century monk who opposed asceti-cism and denied the virginity of Mary.
See also: Heresy, Mary
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Marriage, Celibacy, and Heresy in Ancient Christianity: The Jovinianist Controversy.
Nonetheless, Hunter concludes, the Jovinianist controversy was a pivotal moment in shaping newly defined boundaries of ascetic orthodoxy in the late fourth and early fifth centuries C.
Hunter, Marriage, Celibacy, and Heresy in Ancient Christianity: The Jovinianist Controversy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007).
Letter 65 to Principia was written in 397, near the end of the decade that witnessed the Jovinianist controversy in the West.
Clark, The Origenist Controversy: The Cultural Construction of an Early Christian Debate (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992), 121-32, who stresses the connection between the Jovinianist and Origenist controversies.