Both Oneness Pentecostals and Swedenborgians could, it seems to me, be described as "modalist" in contrast with "trinitarian." Obviously there are plenty of general differences between the two church ...
Karl Barth heavily emphasized the doctrine of the Trinity in his writings. Was his view consistent with the ecumenical creeds of the early church?
There are a number of denominations that are labeled as being Modalist, such as the United Pentecostals, and others associated with Oneness Pentecostalism whom subscribe to the nontrinitarian ...
The Bible calls Jesus our mediator: Christ Jesus is the one who died—more than that, who was raised—who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us. (Romans 8:34, ESV) For ...
Was Modalism (or “modalistic language”) ever considered to not contradict orthodox trinitarian beliefs?
I'm reading Pelikan's first volume of The Christian Tradition, a History of the Development of Doctrine. In this section called "The New Prophecy" in chapter 2 (page 104 in my edition), Pelikan ...
We hear a lot at times about the godhead, so that got me wondering: what is the Scriptural basis for the Christian doctrine of Modalism?
Modalism, or Sabellianism, is the belief that the three persons of the Trinity (God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit) are simply three "roles" or "modes" of the same person. This view ...