This is an interesting quote from early Church father St. Athanasius. It applies to the followers of many sects (e.g. Lutherans, Calvinists, etc.) that take their name from the founder of their heresy or heresies.
St. Athanasius: “For never at any time did Christian people take their title from the Bishops among them, but from the Lord, on whom we rest our faith. Thus, though the blessed Apostles have become our teachers, and have ministered the Savior’s Gospel, yet not from them have we our title, but from Christ we are and are named Christians. But for those who derive the faith which they profess from others, good reason is it they should bear their name, whose property they have become.” (First Discourse Against The Arians, Chap. 1, c. AD 360)
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