Heresiarch vs Novatian - What's the difference?

heresiarch | novatian |


As nouns the difference between heresiarch and novatian

is that heresiarch is the founder of a heresy, or a major ecclesiastical proponent of such a heresy while novatian is a follower of novatianism.

As a proper noun novatian is

a roman priest, who became an antipope against in 251 ad, and schismatic heresiarch as founder of a christian sect known as novatianism.

As an adjective novatian is

relating to the heresiarch novatian (see above) and/or his schismatic sect, novatianism.

heresiarch

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The founder of a heresy, or a major ecclesiastical proponent of such a heresy.
  • novatian

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A Roman priest, who became an antipope against in 251 AD, and schismatic heresiarch as founder of a Christian sect known as Novatianism
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A follower of Novatianism.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • relating to the heresiarch Novatian (see above) and/or his schismatic sect, Novatianism
  • References

    * Catholic Encyclopaedia on Novatian & Novatianism