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Bibil Identifier bibil:202264
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) The Christology of Theodoret of Cyrus
Title (English, ) Antiochene Christology from the Council of Ephesus (431) to the Council of Chalcedon (451)
Author Clayton, Jr., Paul B.
Year (Publication) 2007
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2007
Year (Copyright) 2007
Year (Reference) 2007
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature Perunil
Publishing house Oxford University Press
Place Oxford
ISBN 978-0-19-814398-7
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages ix Pages
355 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract Theodoret of Cyrus (c.393-466) was the most able Antiochene theologian in the defence of Nestorius from the Council of Ephesus in 431 to the Council of Chalcedon in 451. While the works of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Nestorius are extant today only in translations or in fragments, Theodoret's voluminous works are largely available in their original Greek. This study of his writings throws light on the theology of those councils and the final evolution and content of Antiochene Christology. This book demonstrates that Antiochene Christology was rooted in the concern to maintain the impassibility of God the Word and is consequently a two-subject Christology. Its fundamental philosophical assumptions about the natures of God and humanity compelled the Antiochenes to assert that there are two subjects in the Incarnation: the Word himself and a distinct human personality. This Christology is not the hypostatic union of the Councils of Ephesus and Chalcedon.
DOI 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198143987.001.0001
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Theodoret of Cyrus
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Chalcedon
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Christology
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