Monothelite
Monothelite Mo*noth"e*lite, n. [Gr. ?; mo`nos alone, only + ?, ?, to will, be willing: cf. F. monoth['e]lite.] (Eccl. Hist.) One of an ancient sect who held that Christ had but one will as he had but one nature. Cf. {Monophysite}. --Gibbon. [1913 Webster]

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  • monothélite — ● monothélite adjectif et nom masculin Relatif au monothélisme ; partisan du monothélisme. ⇒MONOTHÉLITE, subst. masc. et adj. RELIG., PHILOS. I. Subst. masc. Partisan du monothélisme. Marron habitait le désert, et ses disciples s étant répandus… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Monothelite — Monothelitic /meuh noth euh lit ik/, adj. Monothelitism /meuh noth euh luy tiz euhm/, Monothelism, n. /meuh noth euh luyt /, n. Theol. a person who maintains that Christ has a single theanthropic will. Cf. Dyothelite. [1540 50; < ML monothelita < …   Universalium

  • monothélite — (mo no té li t ) adj. Conforme au monothélisme.    S. m. Partisan de cette doctrine. •   L hérésie des monothélites, qui, par une bizarrerie presque inconcevable, en reconnaissant deux natures en Notre Seigneur, n y voulaient reconnaître qu une… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Monothelite — n. Christians adhering to the doctrine that Christ had one will but two natures (Christianity) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Monothelite — [mə nɒθəlʌɪt] (also Monothelete li:t) noun Christian Theology an adherent of the 7th century doctrine that Jesus had only one (i.e. divine) will. Origin ME: via eccles. L. from eccles. Gk monothelētēs, from monos single + thelētēs (from thelein… …   English new terms dictionary

  • monothelite — mo·noth·e·lite …   English syllables

  • Monothelite — /mɒnəˈθɛlaɪt/ (say monuh theluyt) noun 1. someone who believes that the incarnate Christ had only a single will or faculty of choice. 2. an adherent of a 7th century Christian group holding this opinion. –adjective 3. denoting or relating to this …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Pope Honorius I —     Pope Honorius I     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pope Honorius I     Pope (625 12 October, 638), a Campanian, consecrated 27 October (Duchesne) or 3 November (Jaffé, Mann), in succession to Boniface V. His chief notoriety has come to him from… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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