What does nestorianism mean?

nestorianism meaning in General Dictionary

the theological doctrine (known as after Nestorius) that Christ is both the son of Jesus plus the guy Jesus (which is in opposition to Roman Catholic doctrine that Christ is fully Jesus)

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  • The doctrines for the Nestorian Christians or of Nestorius
  • The doctrines regarding the nestorian Christians, or of Nestorius.

nestorianism meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The doctrines associated with nestorian Christians, or of Nestorius.


Sentence Examples with the word nestorianism

When the popular Nestorianism of the Syrians was condemned at Ephesus (431) it began to gravitate eastwards, Nisibis becoming its eventual headquarters; but Edessa and the western Syrians refused to bow to the Council of Chalcedon (45r) when it condemned Monophysitism.

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