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 Nestorianism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nestorianism is the Christian doctrine that Jesus existed as two persons, the man Jesus and the divine Son of God, or Logos, rather than as a unified person.
The condemning pronouncement of the Council resulted in the Nestorian schism and the separation of the Assyrian Church of the East from the Byzantine Church.
Some Protestant and Reformed church organizations foster or tolerate doctrine that could be seen as Nestorian, specifically the doctrine that the Virgin Mary is merely the mother of "Christ's humanity" and denying that she could be seen as the mother of the Son of God.
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 Nestorianism - tScholars.com
Nestorianism is the Christian doctrine that Jesus existed as two persons, the man Jesus and the divine Son of God, rather than as a unified person.
Historical references to Nestorians are to the Assyrian Church of the East, commonly described as Nestorian because it refused to drop support for Nestorius and denounce him as an heretic.
Nestorianism teaches that the human and divine essences of Christ are separate and that there are two persons, the man Jesus Christ and the divine Logos, which dwelt in the man. Thus, Nestorians reject such terminology as "God suffered" or "God was crucified", because they believe that the man Jesus Christ suffered.
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 Nestorianism - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NESTORIANISM [Nestorianism] Christian heresy that held Jesus to be two distinct persons, closely and inseparably united.
Nestorianism survived outside the Roman Empire through missionary expansion into Arabia, China, and India from the 6th cent., but declined after 1300.
The doctrines that continued in the Nestorian Church had diminishing connections with those of Nestorius.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Nestorius and Nestorianism
Nestorius, who gave his name to the Nestorian heresy, was born at Germanicia, in Syria Euphoratensis (date unknown); died in the Thebaid, Egypt, c.
The official teaching of the Nestorian Church in the time of King Chosroes (Khusran) II (died 628) is well presented to us in the treatise "De unione" composed by the energetic monk Babai the Great, preserved in a MS.
The Persian Christians were called "Orientals", or "Nestorians", by their neighbours on the west.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10755a.htm   (5330 words)

 Nestorius (c.386-451) - ReligionFacts
Nestorius is considered to be the originator of the Christological heresy known as Nestorianism, which emerged when Nestorius began preaching against the title Theotokos (Mother of God) commonly used of the Virgin Mary.
This led to a split within the church and to the creation of separate Nestorian churches that flourished in the Middle East and central Asia.
S.P. Brock, "The Nestorian Church: A Lamentable Misnomer," Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 78.3 (1996): 23-35.
www.religionfacts.com /christianity/people/nestorius.htm   (827 words)

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The article on "Nestorianism" in Encyclopedia of Early Christianity insists he was not a Nestorian.
So now we ask: Was St. Thomas a Thomist?
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