Christian Cyclopedia

About the Cyclopedia


(Lat.: Novatianus; b. probably ca. 200 AD). B. perhaps It., possibly Phrygia; priest in Rome; differences with Cornelius* regarding treatment of the lapsed (see Lapsi) led to his election as antipope (bp. of Rome) 251; excommunicated; followers called Novatians; martyr ca. 257/258. Works include De Trinitate (MPL 3, 911–982; opposed Monarchianism*); De cibis Judaicis.

Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
©Concordia Publishing House, 2000, All rights Reserved. Reproduced with Permission

Internet Version Produced by
The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod

Original Editions ©Copyright 1954, 1975, 2000
Concordia Publishing House
All rights reserved.

Content Reproduced with Permission

Stay Connected! Join the LCMS Network:

Contact Us Online
(Staff Switchboard)
(Church Info Center)
1333 S Kirkwood Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63122-7226 | Directions


Featured Publication

The Lutheran Witness

LCMS Communications

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.
Visit TLW Online