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Adoption Controversy

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Elipand, Archbishop of Toleʹdo, and Felix, Bishop of Urgel, maintained that Jesus Christ in his human nature was the son of God by adoption only (Rom. viii. 29), though in his pre-existing state he was the “begotten Son of God” in the ordinary catholic acceptation. Duns Scotus, Durandus, Calixtus, and others supported this view.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Adonais
Adonies
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Adonis of 50
Adonis Flower (The)
Adonis Garden
Adonis River
Adonists
Adoption
Adoption Controversy
Adoptionist
Adore
Adrammelech
Adrastus
Adrian (St.)
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