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n.1.(Eccl. Hist.) One of an ancient sect who held that Christ had but one will as he had but one nature. Cf. Monophysite.
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This is seen nowhere more clearly than in the writings of Maximos 'the Confessor', who had his tongue cut out for continuing to teach a dyothelite Christology at odds with the imperially acclaimed Monothelite position.
The seventh century is known to have been a difficult period for the Byzantine Church and state, due to the outbreak of the Monothelite controversy (concerning the will of Christ), Saracen invasions, and the loss of some provinces from the Empire.
involvement in the monothelite controversy, one does not find the later
They manifest in the form of its specific actions (a forgetfulness of this second truth, just as important as the first, was expressed in Christology by the Monothelite heresy, and in moral teaching by Quietism).
The Sixth Ecumenical Council held at Constantinople between 680 and 681 deposed and excommunicated the Monothelite bishops.
40) For a good background on imperial and ecclesial cooperation that resulted in the monothelite and monenergite controversies, see Pauline Allen and Bronwen Neil, ed.
LEVY-RUBIN, "The Role of the Judaean Desert Monasteries in the Monothelite Controversy in Seventh Century Palestine", J.
There are also occasional factual slips such as the claim that monoenergeia denotes the belief in one, single will in Christ; rather it denotes one "activity" in Christ, being here confused with the Monothelite doctrine (68).