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  • n. Plural form of monophysite.

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Examples

  • But North African Christians were also monophysites, considered a heresy by the Europeans that ruled over them previously, and persecuted as a result.

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  • The Arians, monophysites and Nestorians would therefore not be considered Christians, even though they all profess belief in Christ and His teachings.

    McCain: "I Don't Know" If Mormons Are Christians

  • The "orthodox" Jerusalem patriarch Sophronius saw the fall of Jerusalem as God´s punishment on the Christians for not having stamped out Christian heresies like the monophysites.

    Keith Ward, Big Questions in Science and Religion 9: Has Science Made Belief in God Obsolete?

  • The monophysites, who were bent on emphasizing the divinity of Christ, were scandalized by the conjunction of Christological formulae enuntiated at the Council of Chalcedon in

    John Philoponus

  • Despite arousing the disapproval of many of his contemporaries, both pagan and Christian, Philoponus 'immediate influence may have been considerable among fellow-monophysites in Egypt.

    John Philoponus

  • Their moral and religious influence was not less considerable: for instance, it has been shown that they furthered the development of monastic life during the Christian period, and that the devotion to the crucifix [15] that grew up in opposition to the monophysites, was introduced into the Occident by them.

    The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism

  • One thing more was needed for the Nestorian Church; it wanted theological schools of its own, in order that its clergy might be able to hold their own in theological argument, without being tempted to study in the orthodox centres of the East or in the numerous and brilliant schools which the monophysites were now establishing.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Eager to claim so great a writer, the monophysites falsified his biography, placing his life at the beginning of the seventh century, making him a monk of the Jacobite monastery of Mar Mattai, and stating that he retired to the desert of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Newman asked how the anglican church, without ceasing to be a church, could become an associate and protector of nestorians, jacobites, monophysites, and all the heretics one could hear of, and even form a sort of league with the mussulman against the Greek orthodox and the

    The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3) 1809-1859

  • In those days, the Greek doctors, in conflict with the monophysites and monothelites, brought out the theory of the divine essence; at the same date, the Latin doctors, opposing the

    The Modern Regime, Volume 2

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