Dyophysitism


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Dyophysitism

a 5th-century doctrine that Christ had a dual nature, the divine and the human, united perfectly in Him, but not inextricably blended. Cf. Monophysitism. — Dyophysite, n. — Dyophysitic, adj.
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I spend endless hours reading about the differences between dyophysitism and monophytism, homoousios and homoiousios.
John's own position was more of a Neochalcedonian Christology which aimed to supplement the dyophysitism of Chalcedon with the more vivid theopaschite formula, Unus ex trinitate passus est.
Alternatively, they call themselves "Chaldean." In either case they reject their designation by other churches as Nestorian, after the fifth-century theologian Nestorius, whom the Council of Ephesus condemned for allegedly teaching Dyophysitism, the view that the person of Jesus Christ included two separate natures.