What about Unitarianism? being facts for inquirers by H. Bodell Smith

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Unitarianism, in general, the form of Christianity that denies the doctrine of the Trinity, believing that God exists only in one person. While there were previous antitrinitarian movements in the early Christian Church, like Arianism and Monarchianism, modern Unitarianism originated in the period of the Protestant Reformation.

It was written and published a century ago in London, England. It gives an explanation of Unitarianism as an intellectual movement that gradually changed to a separate denomination. Briefly, Unitarianism is the modern name for the ancient idea (Arianism) that Christ was subordinate to the Father, i.e., that God is One, and there is no Trinity/5(11).

This book was the end result of a commission given to Socinus and three other ministers to revise an earlier Polish catechism. Later versions of this in Latin and other languages have repeatedly influenced What about Unitarianism? book unitarians (Reeslxxi-lxxviii; Williams ).

The idea that Sabellianism, unitarianism, and nominal trinitarianism differ. Unitarianism as an organized religious movement emerged during the Reformation period in Poland, Transylvania, and England, and later in North America from the original New England Puritan churches.

In each country Unitarian leaders sought to achieve a reformation that was completely in accordance with the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament. 12/15/ Unitarianism is the belief that God What about Unitarianism? book in one person, not three.

It is a denial of the doctrine of the Trinity as well as the full divinity of Jesus. Therefore, it is not Christian. There are several groups that fall under this umbrella: Jehovah's Witnesses, Christadelphianism, The. This book represents the first major survey of inter-faith relations from a Unitarian perspective.

It traces the development of Unitarian attitudes towards major world religions over the last years, showing how Unitarian values and ideas have been influenced by close contact with Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic and Judaic traditions, in addition to mainstream Christian thought.

Whereas Trinitarianism teaches that God is three in one (triune), Unitarianism teaches that God is simply one (unity). Unitarianism rejects the doctrines of the Trinity and the deity of Christ. Unitarianism should also be distinguished from Modalism, which is also non-Trinitarian.

Modalism teaches that Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are three modes of existence for the One God. Welcome to Unitarian Universalism.

We are people of all ages, people of many backgrounds, and people of many are brave, curious and compassionate thinkers and doers. We create spirituality and community beyond boundaries, working What about Unitarianism? book more justice and more love in our own lives and in the world. Popular Unitarian Books Showing of 67 A Chosen Faith: An Introduction to Unitarian Universalism (Paperback) by.

John A. Buehrens (shelved 4 times as unitarian) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read Elements of Unitarianism (Paperback) by. Unitarianism is an open-minded and welcoming approach to faith that encourages individual freedom, equality for all and rational thought.

There is no list of things that Unitarians must believe: instead we think everyone has the right to reach their own conclusions. English Unitarianism John Biddle (–62), an English Socinian, whose knowledge of the Greek text of the New Testament convinced him that the doctrine of the Trinity was not of scriptural origin, published his Unitarian convictions in Twelve Arguments Drawn out of Scripture.

Unitarianism is a theological movement named for its view that the God in Christianity is one person, contrary to the Trinity which defines God as three forms in one being; the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Unitarian Christians hold that Jesus was encouraged by God in his moral teachings, and he is a savior, yet he was not a divinity or God incarnate.

Biblical Unitarianism (or "Biblical Unitarianism" or "biblical unitarianism") identifies the Christian belief that the Bible teaches God is a singular person, the Father, and that Jesus is a distinct being, his son.

While Unitarianism and Universalism both have roots in the Protestant Christian tradition, where the Bible is the sacred text, we now look to additional sources for religious and moral inspiration. Over two centuries, our religious tradition, a “living tradition,” has branched out from its roots.

Biblical unitarianism encompasses the key doctrines of nontrinitarian Christians who affirm the Bible as their sole authority, and from it base their beliefs that God the Father is a singular being, the only one God, and that Jesus Christ is God’s son, but not divine.

The term biblical Unitarianism is connected first with Robert Spears and Samuel Sharpe of the Christian Life magazine in the s.

It is a neologism. Unitarianism as a theology is the belief in the single personality of God, in contrast to the doctrine of the Trinity (three persons in one God).

Unitarianism as a movement is based on this belief, and, according to its proponents, is the original God-concept of Christianity. Unitarianism is a proper noun and follows the same English usage as other theologies that have developed within a religious movement (Calvinism, Anabaptism, Adventism, Wesleyanism, Lutheranism, etc.).

[15] The term existed shortly before it became the name of a religious movement, thus occasionally it is used as a common noun that would describe any understanding of Jesus Christ that denies.

Unitarianism: | | | Part of |a series| on | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. Unitarianism to the modern type are best displayed in the story of his long life and the monumental books which bear his name.

Reference has been made to his early brilliance; its promise was amply fulfilled in the course of a career more than usually prolonged. The note of original thought sounded in the _Rationale_ (see p.

63[*]) was to be. Unitarianism is a term that describes some forms of Christianity. Unitarianism can be described as the belief that God is just one person. This is different from what most other Christians think, which is that God is three different people all in the same person.

That belief is called Trinitarianism. Unitarian Christians believe in Jesus of Nazareth. They think that Jesus was a great leader and prophet, but. Unitarian Universalism has nothing in common with biblical Christianity.

It is a false gospel, its teachings are contrary to the Bible, and its members strongly oppose traditional, biblical Christian beliefs (while purporting to be free of discrimination or prejudice of any kind).

Biblical Unitarianism is not to be confused with Unitarian Universalism. Biblical Unitarians believe in God, Jesus Christ, and the gift of holy spirit.

We believe that the Scriptures are “God-breathed,” perfect in their original writing, without flaw or contradiction, and provide the only sure and steadfast basis for faith. Binitarianism: One God, Two Beings Before the Beginning This is a longer article than the Binitarian View article, and has a little more information on binitarianism, and less about unitarianism.

A related sermon is also available: Binitarian view of the Godhead. Unitarianism. He was the first person in modern European history to use the word Unitarianism. He had a most unusual religious history. He began his adult life as a Catholic religious educator. Inwhen he was 40 years of age, he was converted to Lutheranism.

Ten years later, he was a Calvinist, and in he became a Unitarian. Unitarianism has always had a broad and liberal spiritual focus. We impose no particular creed, article or profession of faith upon our members and adherents.

Unitarians are therefore free to explore and develop their own distinctive spirituality and are encouraged to do so in a responsible Size: KB. The Bible Unitarian is dedicated to the One True God of Scripture. Despite what the Trinitarians say, there is no evidence in the Bible for a triune said in John and John that the Father is the Only True God.

Unitarianism is a branch of Christianity and they do consider themselves Christians. They differ from other types of Christians because they do not believe in the idea of the Trinity.

Unitarianism is a liberal non-creedal faith that welcomes you with all your uncertainties, questions and doubts. and that in the end religious authority lies not in a book or person or institution, but in ourselves. We are a “non-creedal” religion we do not ask anyone to subscribe to a creed.

Unitarianism (ProperNoun) (beginning in ) The religion of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches. Unitarianism (ProperNoun) () The religion of the American Unitarian Association.

Unitarianism (ProperNoun) (beginning in ) Short for. Unitarianism, as opposed to Trinitarianism, is the view that divine sovereignty is not shared in any way.

Effectively, in unitarian views, there is not only just one God, but. A plain statement and scriptural defence of the leading doctrines of Unitarianism: to which are added remarks on the canonical authority of the books of the New Testament, and a candid review of the text of the improved version, in a letter to a friend: (Chesterfield: Printed for the author, ), by Robert Wallace (page images at HathiTrust).

Unitarianism Version of Christianity that denies the Trinity, accepts God as the father, and rejects the divinity of Jesus Christ. Originally considered a heresy, it flourished in Poland in the 16th century. John Biddle (–62) first preached Unitarianism in England in the s.

Unitarianism in the 20th century has been identified with. The Epic of Unitarianism: Original writings from the history of liberal religion by David B Parke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Unitarianism as an organised church grew out of the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century CE.

It started in Poland and Transylvania in the s, and was recognised as a religion in. Unitarianism in America: A History of its Origin and Development (), by George Willis Cooke (Gutenberg text) Filed under: Unitarianism -- United States -- Controversial literature.

The Living Questions of the Age, by James B. Walker (page images at MOA) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Jesus Christ. Unitarianism comes close to the theology of Islam or Judaism - One God- Jesus was a prophet - They believe Ration thought - science and philosophy coexist with Christian faith in God They also believe that because the bible was written by man it can and does contain errors Its a very liberal faith allowing for science and religion to mesh well.

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