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n.1.(Eccl. Hist.) One of the followers of Noetus, who lived in the third century. He denied the distinct personality of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
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Hussrel fails to combine a Platonic or mathematical conception of the visible noetic or noetian form of things with a Cartesian or Kantian doctrine of the transcendental ego or subjectivity.
are the bases for all the later accounts of the Noetians.
1-8 discusses the proof offered by the Noetians for their doctrine.
102) If CN has accurately preserved what the Noetians said, then this blending of a formula used of Christ with a statement made in reference to God may reflect the transposition the Noetians made of statements made of Christ to God as they read the Bible.
This dossier served as the basis for two important arguments for the Noetians, which appear to have been constructed along the lines of what was designated the first undemonstrated argument in Stoic logic.
The monarchian thesis, in which the Noetians included Christ, is derived from their reading of Scripture, but the patripassianist thesis is supported solely by logic based on the monarchian thesis.
Epiphanius does not include John 10: 30 among the texts used by the Noetians.
Dr Brent still embraces the view that CN is an fragment of a lost [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in which Hippolytus dealt with thirty-one other heresies besides that of the Noetians.