Hypostatic union
Hypostatic Hy`po*stat"ic, Hypostatical Hy`po*stat"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. hypostatique.] 1. Relating to hypostasis, or substance; hence, constitutive, or elementary. [1913 Webster]

The grand doctrine of the chymists, touching their three hypostatical principles. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

2. Personal, or distinctly personal; relating to the divine hypostases, or substances. --Bp. Pearson. [1913 Webster]

3. (Med.) Depending upon, or due to, deposition or setting; as, hypostatic cognestion, cognestion due to setting of blood by gravitation. [1913 Webster]

{Hypostatic union} (Theol.), the union of the divine with the human nature of Christ. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hypostatic union — (from the Greek: polytonic|ὑπόστασις, hypostasis, translated reality or person ) [ polytonic|ὑπόστασις in Bauer, Danker, Arndt, Gingrich, A Greek English Lexicon of the New Testament other Early Christian Literature . Chicago: University of… …   Wikipedia

  • Hypostatic Union — • A theological term used with reference to the Incarnation to express the revealed truth that in Christ one person subsists in two natures, the Divine and the human Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hypostatic Union     H …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Hypostatic union — Union Un ion (?; 277), n. [F., from L. unio oneness, union, a single large pearl, a kind of onion, fr. unus one. See {One}, and cf. {Onion}, {Unit}.] 1. The act of uniting or joining two or more things into one, or the state of being united or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypostatic union — noun Etymology: part translation of French union hypostatique, from Middle French : union in one hypostasis; especially : the union of the divine and human natures of Christ in one hypostasis …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypostatic union — The substantial union of divine and human nature in the one person of Jesus Christ. Belief in this is a formal doctrine of the Christian church. See also Nestorianism …   Philosophy dictionary

  • hypostatic union —    This term (from the Greek hypostasis, meaning what lies beneath, and the Latin unio, meaning oneness or unity ) refers to the union of the divine and human natures in the one divine person of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. (See CCC 464 469) …   Glossary of theological terms

  • hypostatic union — Incarnation …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hypostatic union —  Ипостасное единство …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Hypostatic — Hy po*stat ic, Hypostatical Hy po*stat ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. hypostatique.] 1. Relating to hypostasis, or substance; hence, constitutive, or elementary. [1913 Webster] The grand doctrine of the chymists, touching their three hypostatical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Union — Un ion (?; 277), n. [F., from L. unio oneness, union, a single large pearl, a kind of onion, fr. unus one. See {One}, and cf. {Onion}, {Unit}.] 1. The act of uniting or joining two or more things into one, or the state of being united or joined;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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