Was Isaac Newton an Arian?

@article{Pfizenmaier1997WasIN,
  title={Was Isaac Newton an Arian?},
  author={Thomas C. Pfizenmaier},
  journal={Journal of the History of Ideas},
  year={1997},
  volume={58},
  pages={57 - 80}
}
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