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See also: monophysite
Monophysite (plural Monophysites)
- (Christianity) A member of an early Christian sect which held that Jesus Christ has one nature, as opposed to the orthodox view that Christ has two natures, both fully man and fully God, and is co-eternal and co-substantial with the Father.
member of an early Christian sect which held that Jesus Christ has one nature
- Describing the beliefs of a Μonophysite.
- It followed that however orthodox the Emperor might desire to be, he was forced, if he was a wise man, to take account of the strong bodies of monophysite opinion, which were to be found in Constantinople, in Mesopotamia, in Syria and in Egypt. - 1957 H. A. L. Fisher A history of Europe Edward Arnold publishers p135.
Describing the beliefs of a Μonophysite