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A doctrine of Christ emphasizing the disunion between the human and divine natures of Jesus

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Was Nestorius a Nestorian?

In classes earlier on in my life I was taught that Nestorius was a false teacher since he taught what some have called the "two board" theory. In this theory, There's two Jesuses (what's the ...
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How is it that Nestorius is venerated in the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church?

In a sense, related to What is the controversy that is leading the Syro-Malabar Catholics into schism? See Wikipedia: Nestorius and observe the churches that venerate Nestorius. How is it that ...
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How does the Church of East view the Passion of Christ?

What is the understanding of the (Assyrian or Ancient) Church of the East on the Passion, considering their unique Christological doctrine? Do they believe that God suffered on the cross?
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Are 'Nestorians' still considered heretics?

Are 'Nestorians' (Church of the East) still viewed as heretics by the Catholic Church? I asked this question because of the Common Christological Declaration between the Catholic Church and the ...
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Technical Nestorianism and quasi-Incarnational Mariology

But why am I so favored, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? [Luke 1:43, NIV] A secondary question in the Chalcedonian/Nestorian debate was whether it was more fitting to refer to Mary as ...
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What is a "Daud of Sons" as stated in Definition of Faith of the Council of Chalcedon?

In my copy of Readings in World Christian History Volume 1: Earliest Christianity to 1453, edited by John W. Coakley & Andrea Sterk, the 35th text, starting on page 175, entitled "Definition of ...
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Did Pelagius or Pelagians in General Deny Orthodox Christology

In St. John Cassian's work "On the Incarnation: Against Nestorius" he claims that Pelagius believed that Jesus Christ had lived as a mere man without any stain of sin, they actually went so far as ...
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Are there any modern Nestorian or Jacobite systematic theology textbooks?

There exist many modern (say, 20th century or later), English language systematic theology textbooks from a Western Christian perspective. For example, Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma by Ludwig Ott ...
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Was Calvin a Nestorian?

Was John Calvin a Nestorian? I ask because of the (at least superficial similarity) between the extra calvinisticum and Nestorian thought, and because his theology of the Lord's Supper has ...
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What is the difference between the Christologies of Nestorianism and Pelagianism?

Both Nestorius and Pelagius believed in a composite subject Christology that the person of Christ is a divine-humane person, the Logos and His tabernacle. Their Christology were condemned at Ephesus (...
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What are the differences between Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, and Nestorianism?

In another question, @Daи excellently explained the differences between Western and Eastern Christianity. But what are the differences between the Eastern Christianity itself, particularly between ...
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Is it Proper to State that Chalcedonianism is a Moderate Position In-between Nestorianism and Monophysitism?

I am reading the book The First Seven Ecumenical Councils by Leo Donald Davis. This is my first introduction to Trinitarian and Christological disputes within the Early Church. It appears to me: ...
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