How to Pronounce arius?

Correct pronunciation for the word "arius" is [ˈe͡əɹɪəs], [ˈe‍əɹɪəs], [ˈeə_ɹ_ɪ__ə_s].

"Arius" in context

Arius was a theologian, ascetic, and priest in the 4th century. His teachings, known as Arianism, were rejected by the church and sparked a long dispute known as the Arian Controversy.

Arius was born in Libya, likely around 250 AD. He spent some time working as a teacher in Alexandria and was appointed priest to the church there by Bishop Achillas in 312. It was during this time that Arius began to preach his doctrine of Arianism.

Arius believed that Jesus Christ was a created being, lesser than God and that he was not co-equal with God.

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