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Historically, there was a group of persons who claimed to be Christians, but denied the divinity of the Holy Spirit. They were derided by orthodox Christians as Pneumatomachoi (literally, “those who fight the Spirit”) or Macedonians (after the proponent of this idea, named Macedonius—no relation to the geographical region by that name). The Macedonians ...


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Segal's Persepective and its Reception That book by Segal was one of the first to advance that argument, and has been fairly influential since then (e.g. Heiser, 2004; Boyarin, 2001. McGrath and Truex (2004) cite six other works influenced by Segel's book). Certainly there is a case to be made that some Jews (not all) in the late second temple period were ...


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Different traditions have more nuance in how they understand the trinity, but the most relevant and agreed upon part of that definition is: God is three 'persons', Father, Son, Holy Spirit, and each 'person' is clearly distinguishable from the other two, and all three exist simultaneously. Binitarianism – belief that God is a 'binitarian' being – is ...


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This teaching originated with the Worldwide Church of God (Herbert W. Armstrong). The first article of faith from their official website said that “God is the eternal, all-powerful, supreme creator and sustainer of the entire universe. God is one, composed of spirit and comprising a family presently consisting of God the Father and Jesus Christ the Son.” ...


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The term you should look for is "binitarianism". Binitarianism - Wikipedia needs improvement, but it's a good start in your research: Binitarianism is a Christian theology of two persons, personas, or aspects in one substance/Divinity (or God). Classically, binitarianism is understood as a form of monotheism—that is, that God is absolutely one ...


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There are Christians of all types actually. There's the trinitarians, the binitarians, the unitarians, and the modalists as far as the subject of the godhead goes. The term "Christian" is not based on any one specific of these terms or concepts. It's completely false to say that someone is not a Christian because they do not ascribe to a specific one of ...


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