Daily Archive: August 31, 2016

Heresies: Vinism (Gay Theology)

Heresies: Vinism (Gay Theology)

Vinism is one of the five heresies (along with Osteenism , Haginism, Rauschenbuschism and Theoerosism) coined by Polemics Report or its sister ministry, Pulpit and Pen. Vinism is so named in the tradition after naming heresies for...

Heresies: Theoerosism

Heresies: Theoerosism

Theoerosism is one of the five heresies (along with Vinism , Kenyonism, Rauschenbuschism and Osteenism) coined by Polemics Report or its sister ministry, Pulpit and Pen. Theoerosism is named from two words in Greek, θεός and ἔρως, meaning...

Heresies: Mysticism

Heresies: Mysticism

Although there are many varieties of mysticism, the sub-christian heresy is that mysticism common among purported Christians, also known as Christian Mysticism. Mysticism, as it may reveal itself in any religious tradition, is the attempt...

Heresies: Open Theism

Heresies: Open Theism

Open Theism is a heresy that teaches a false representation of God, asserting that God is not knowing of all that will come to pass. Sometimes called “Free Will Theism,” Open Theism is associated...

Heresies: Kenyonism (Word-Faith)

Heresies: Kenyonism (Word-Faith)

Kenyonism is one of the five heresies (along with Vinism , Osteenism, Rauschenbuschism and Theoerosism) coined by Polemics Report or its sister ministry, Pulpit and Pen. Kenyonism is so named in the tradition after naming heresies...

Heresies: Socinianism

Heresies: Socinianism

The heresy of Socinianism is named after its founder, Faustus Socinus (1539-1604) and gained popularity among the Polish Brethren and the Unitarian Church of Transylvania. Socinians had a number of heretical beliefs, including rejecting substitionary atonement,...

Heresies: Rauschenbuschism (Social Gospel)

Heresies: Rauschenbuschism (Social Gospel)

Rauschenbuschism is one of the five heresies coined by Polemics Report or its sister ministry, Pulpit & Pen (along with Vinism , Haginism, Osteensim and Theoerosism). Rauschenbuschism is so named in the tradition of naming heresies...

Heresies: Psilanthropism

Heresies: Psilanthropism

Psilanthropism is a heresy that teaches Jesus was the product of a sexual union between two human parents. The word is a combination of  ψιλός and ἄνθρωπος, meaning “bare human.” Psilanthropism is a subset and...

Heresies: Osteenism

Heresies: Osteenism

Osteenism is one of the five heresies (along with Vinism , Kenyonism, Rauschenbuschism and Theoerosism) coined by Polemics Report or its sister ministry, Pulpit and Pen. Osteenism is so named in the tradition after naming...

Heresies: Pelagianism

Heresies: Pelagianism

The heresy of Pelagianism is named after its founder, Pelagius of the (354-420). Pelagius argued that Original Sin (the Fall of Mankind in Adam) did not so corrupt man’s nature that it left man...

Heresies: Patripassianism

Heresies: Patripassianism

The heresy of Patripassianism is synonymous with the heresy of modalism, and is called patripassianism from the  Latin patri and passio, meaning “father” and “suffer,” because the belief asserts that Christ was the incarnate God the...

Heresies: Nestorianism

Heresies: Nestorianism

Nestorianism is a heresy named after its founder, Nestorius (AD 386-450). Nestorious taught that Christ had two natures (divine and human) that were not unified into one hypostasis or “hypostatic union), which was directly...

Heresies: Monothelitism

Heresies: Monothelitism

A lesser known and currently obscure heresy, Monothelitism teaches that Jesus has two natures (divine and human) – which is correct – but that he only has one will. Monothelitism was pronounced a heresy...

Heresy: Monarchianism

Heresy: Monarchianism

Monarchianism is a heresy that teaches that the Oneness of God implies that the Trinity does not consist of Three Persons, but only one person, with three manifestations. This heresy was started most likely...

Heresies: Sabellianism

Heresies: Sabellianism

Sabellianism, as known as Modalism (and Modalist Monarchianism), is a heresy that denies the Holy Trinity and asserts that the Three Persons of the Holy Trinity are mere modes of one divine Person. Orthodoxy Christianity,...