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  • n. The heterodox religious beliefs of the followers of Nestorius. These included that Christ has two natures, one wholly human and one wholly divine, that Mary was the mother of his human nature, and that each is to be worshiped as God.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The doctrines of the Nestorian Christians, or of Nestorius.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In theology, the doctrine that in the God-man the two natures, the divine and the human, are not united in one person, and that consequently he possesses two distinct personalities.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the theological doctrine (named after Nestorius) that Christ is both the son of God and the man Jesus (which is opposed to Roman Catholic doctrine that Christ is fully God)

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From Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople (Consecrated 428). (Wiktionary)

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