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A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography

Anthropolatrae

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Anthropolatrae ( Ἀνθρωπόλατραι ), a nickname given by the Apollinarians (c. A.D. 371) to the Catholics, on the assumption that the union of "perfect God" with "perfect Man" necessarily involved two Persons in Christ, and therefore that the Catholic exposition of the doctrine implied the worship of a man : an inference assumed to be avoided by the special Apollinarian dogma. See Apollinaris (the Younger). The nickname in question is mentioned by St. Greg. Naz. Orat. li., who retorts that in truth, if any one is to be called by a name of the kind, the Apollinarian ought to be called " σαρκολάτρης . "

[A.W.H.]


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Wace, Henry. Entry for 'Anthropolatrae'. A Dictionary of Early Christian Biography. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hwd/a/anthropolatrae.html. 1911.

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