Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

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

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  • noun Christianity 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.

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  • noun 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)

Etymologies

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From Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople (Consecrated 428).

Examples

  • The heresy known as Nestorianism, from Nestorius, a patriarch of

    Early European History

  • '' 'Nestorianism' '' is the [[Christian]] belief that Christ existed as two separate persons, divine and human, in the same earthly body.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • '' 'Nestorianism' '' is the [[Christian]] belief that Christ existed as two separate persons, divine and human, in the same earthly body.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • And to a lesser extent Nestorianism tried to create an impermeable wall between divinity and humanity in Christ.

    Matthew Yglesias » The War on Christmas: The Early Years

  • Most history of The Indian Church was lost between the 9th and the 14th Century, as Persia went over to the Nestorianism in 800 AD.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • I think Peter confused Nestorianism with Eutychianism Monophysitism, which has long been a problem in the Coptic and Ethiopian Churches.

    Summorum Pontificum and the Orthodox

  • Nestorianism – Jesus and Christ were two different entities

    High on Christology

  • There is a large community of Chaldaeans — descendants of Christians who were converted (eons ago) from Nestorianism to Catholicism.

    The Coming Normalcy?

  • There is a large community of Chaldaeans — descendants of Christians who were converted (eons ago) from Nestorianism to Catholicism.

    The Coming Normalcy?

  • There is a large community of Chaldaeans — descendants of Christians who were converted (eons ago) from Nestorianism to Catholicism.

    The Coming Normalcy?

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