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  1. Subordinationism

    Subordinationalism is a Trinitarian doctrine wherein the Son (and sometimes also the Holy Spirit) is subordinate to the Father. Not only in submission and role, but with actual ontological subordination to varying degrees. Subordinationism posits a hierarchical ranking of the persons of the Trinity, implying ontological subordination of the persons of the Son and the Holy Spirit. Subordinationism was condemned in the Second Council of Constantinople.Subordinationism is not to be confused with Arianism, as Subordinationism has been generally viewed as closer to the Nicene-Constantinopolitan view. While Arianism was developed out of Subordinationism, it did not confess the personality of the Holy Spirit and the eternity of the Son.

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  1. Subordinationism

    the Astronist cosmological belief holding that all that exists cosmically does so in subordination to all that exists universally and divinely. Principally, it holds that all existence is subordinate to The Divine either as its creator (in the case of cosmic nature), or its sustainer (in the case of universal nature).

    Submitted by AstronistInstitution on September 7, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subordinationism in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subordinationism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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