Nestorius


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Nestorius

died ?451 ad, Syrian churchman; patriarch of Constantinople (428--431); deposed for heresy by the Council of Ephesus
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Object of the contract to study the drafting of a preliminary and final design for the exploitation of the reservoir formed by the dam construction in the municipality of nestorius.
Nestorius emphasized the disunity of Jesus' divine and human natures and thus denied Mary the title theotokos, because he thought it meant Jesus received his divine nature from Mary.
Not content with hunting Arians, Nestorius objected to local usage of a title attributed to Mary, the mother of Jesus, Theotokos.
These people tend to get called "Nestorians" after a bishop named Nestorius, who was condemned as a heretic, though he would probably be considered orthodox today.
Ishaq al-Kindi's enormously influential Risalat 'Abd al-Masih al-Kindi ila 'Abdallah al-Hashimis (Apology of al-Kindi), (6) which alleged that a Christian monk by the name of Sergius, alias Nestorius, had helped the Prophet in the composition of the Qur'an.
As I read Dr Barry and his antics and the view of some women it was Arius, Nestorius, even Luther's formidable mind, that came into my memory.
When the devil saw that the pope (his ally) could not stop Luther, he himself stirred up new interest in old heresies of Berengar, Nestorius, Eutyches, and Arius.
Cyril of Alexandria, the famous opponent of the heretic Patriarch Nestorius of Constantinople.
Several christological councils of the early church--Nicaea (325), Constantinople I (381), and Ephesus (431)--were convened in rejoinder to Arius, who denied the full divinity of the Logos and thus of Jesus as the Logos become human (Jn 1:14); Apollinaris, who denied Jesus' full humanity, holding that the Logos substituted for a human intellect; and then Nestorius, who denied the unity of Jesus' divinity and humanity.
The Holy Spirit recently appointed a metropolitan for Turkestan, and we are making preparations to anoint another for Beth Tuptaye [Tibet], We have sent another to Shiarzur and another for Radan, since Nestorius the metropolitan of Radan has died.
For a general readership, this book is a good introduction to the subject of early Islam and its encounters with Nestorians--a label that seems unjust, as the author notes, for Nestorius played only a minor role in their formation (p.
The author is the 2009 Arabic Booker prize winner for his much debated work "Azazeel," a historical fiction of Hypa, a Coptic monk in the fifth century AD witnessing troubled times in the Church's history as it attempts to curb the wave of heresy spearheaded by Nestorius, the Archbishop of Constantinople.