Apollinarianism


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Related to Apollinarianism: Docetism, Ebionism, Gnosticism, Pelagianism, Monothelitism

Apollinarianism

a late 4th-century heretical doctrine asserting that Christ had a perfect divine nature, an imperfect human nature, and a mind replaced by the Logos. — Apollinarian, n., adj.
See also: Heresy
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John Meyendorff sees the Byzantines as believing that the Latins had fallen into Apollinarianism, denying Jesus a complete humanity.
Monophysitism had roots in two earlier movements, Apollinarianism and Nestorianism.
Next, Gudrun Munch-Labacher (Ammerbuch) in "The Divine Sonship of Jesus" concentrates on Cyril of Alexandria's Christology to explain the essential role that his understanding of Logos and of the Incarnation played during the fifth-century struggles against Apollinarianism and Nestorianism.