Sabellianism

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Sabellianism

3rd-century Christian heresy led by Sabellius. [Christian Hist.: EB, VIII: 747]
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19) Callistus himself may not have been a deep student of Stoic thought, but may simply repeat views that had become common to the modalist tradition, or had been developed in the Roman school of modalists.
The first is that of modalist treatments of at least the more elementary parts of mathematics, and possibly other domains of abstract objects.
Nevertheless, Teuffel indicates a new path to overcome mission as divine sending in a modalist tendency (Karl Barth) as well as mission as participation in divine perichoresis in the social doctrine (divinization; Catherine Lacugna).
53) Those known as "Oneness" Pentecostals, perhaps about 20 percent of the movement, are not classical Trinitarians but more modalist in their theology.
However, it is doubtful that any modalist actually talked this way.
1) Any insight that the modalist claims for his system can be immediately appropriated by the realist, and vice-versa.
Michael Ovey pushes the interpretation of Barth as a modalist to the extreme.
14) Nor has it prevented critics of Rahner's theology from claiming his position is in fact modalist.
54) The Homoians sought to refute the modalist denial of Christ's preexistence by appealing to theophanies.
But, although Williams wisely eschews returning to "a lost golden age, if there ever was one" (149), his only suggestion is that universities retain an "essentialist Catholicism"--an unfortunate appellation, even more unfortunately defined by a vague sentence from John Paul II's Ex corde ecclesiae (1990) that implies a modalist trinitarianism (158)
In his famous lecture "That Marvelous Mystery--The Trinity" (1882) Keshub gave an original interpretation of the Trinity, which is however basically modalist.
He believes Christ's self-communication is his human love of neighbor and asserts in modalist fashion that "the Holy Spirit is Christ's human love of the Father" (64).