Definition of Sabellianism in English:

Sabellianism

noun

  • See Sabellian

    • ‘Sabellianism, the doctrine that the Persons of the Trinity are roles that a single divine being plays either simultaneously or successively, is commonly thought to entail that the Father is the Son.’
    • ‘Sabellianism emphasized the fact that God is one, wrongly concluding that in the Godhead there is a single principle or rule.’
    • ‘To illustrate, the early church heresy of Sabellianism understood John 1: 1c to read, ‘and the Word was the God’; while the early church heresy of Arianism understood John 1: 1c to read, ‘and the word was a God.’’