Doctrine of spiritual beings, esp. the Holy* Spirit.
(Gk. adversaries of the Spirit). Term applied to all who hold false views of the Holy Spirit; originally used of 4thc. heretics who denied the deity or personality of the Holy Spirit; condemned by the 381 council at Constantinople.* See also Macedonius.
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