Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
A sect that appeared about the latter end of the second century; so called from their ascribing the passion or sufferings of Christ to the Father; for they asserted the unity of God in such a manner as to destroy all distinctions of persons, and to make the Father and Son precisely the same; in which they were followed by the Sabellians and others. The author and head of the Patripassians was Praxias, a philosopher of Phrygia, in Asia.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Patripassians'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/p/patripassians.html. 1802.