Theodotus of ByzantiumTheodotus of Byzantium
, also known as Theodotus the Shoemaker
was an early Christian
theologian of the 2nd century
. He was who claimed that Jesus Christ
was born of the Virgin Mary and the Holy Spirit as a mortal man, was adopted by God at his baptism
, but was not himself God
until after his resurrection
This doctrine is sometimes called "Dynamic Monarchianism" or "Adoptionism".
This was declared heresy by Pope Victor I, and Theodotus was excommunicated.