Monophysitism
noun see Monophysite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Monophysitism — Part of a series on Eastern Christianity …   Wikipedia

  • Monophysitism —    The theological doctrine that the Incarnate Christ had one (mono) nature (physis), a divine one. This was condemned at the Council of Chalcedon (q.v.) in 451, where the diophysite doctrine of two natures, one fully human and one fully divine,… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • monophysitism —    This word (from the Greek monos, meaning single, and physis, meaning nature, ) refers to the position that Christ has only a single divine nature. Monophysitism was rejected by the Council of Chalcedon (451) that taught that Christ had a human …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Monophysitism — See Monophysitic. * * * …   Universalium

  • monophysitism — noun A Christian believe which holds that the human nature of Jesus Christ was essentially absorbed by the divine, and thus that he essentially had but one nature, contrary to the orthodox view that Christ has two natures, both fully human and… …   Wiktionary

  • MONOPHYSITISM —    a development of CHRISTOLOGY which taught that in CHRIST there was one divine NATURE as opposed to the ORTHODOX view that Christ was both human and divine. The teaching was condemned at the COUNCIL OF CHALCEDON but flourished in Coptic, Syrian …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • monophysitism — belief that Christ was primarily divine but in human form Ecclesiastical Terms Philosophical Isms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Monophysitism —    The belief that in the person of Jesus Christ there was but one divine nature and that he was not fully human …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • monophysitism — mo·noph·y·sit·ism …   English syllables

  • Monophysitism —  Монофизитство …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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