diphysite


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diphysite

(ˈdɪfɪˌzaɪt; ˈdɪfɪˌsaɪt)
n
a person who believes that in Christ two distinct natures, the human and the divine, existed together
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Thus, alongside huyyada, |union', John also employs hultana, |commingling', characteristic of the earlier Syriac tradition; but even huyydda will have taken on new connotations in John, given its background in Christology - which, in John's case, will mean the sharply diphysite East Syriac tradition.