A Christian supporting the Council of Nicaea's Trinitarian doctrine that Jesus, as Son of God, is consubstantial with God the Father.
(theol.) Of or holding the teaching that God the Father and God the Son are of the same nature.
An adherent of this teaching.
(historical) One of those, in the 4th century, who accepted the Nicene Creed and maintained that the Son had the same essence or substance with the Father.
Origin of homoousian
- Late Latin homoūsiānus from homoūsius of same substance from Greek homoousios homo- homo- ousiā substance Homoiousian
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek ὁμοούσιος (homoousios), from ὁμο (homo, “same”) + ουσία (ousia, “essence”).