• Presbyter of church at Alexandria who taught that Jesus was of a different nature/substance (homoiousios) than the father. He also said Jesus was created out of nothing. Thus, “there was a time when he [Jesus] was not.”
• His primary foe was Athanasius
• His views were condemned at the Council of Nicea (325) but his views continued on.
• Modern day Jehovah’s Witnesses have adopted views of Christ that are similar to those of Arius.