Enhypostasis/Anhypostasis(619 words)

Leontius of Jerusalem and other neo-Chalcedonians (Neo-Chalcedonism) use the Greek adjective ἐνυπόστατος/enhypóstatos from Late Antiquity to describe their view that the dogma of the human and divine natures of Christ as articulated by the Council of Chalcedon (Christology) is not referring to independent hypostases or persons, and that instead each of the two natures exists “enhypostatically” in relation to the one person of Christ and to the one hypostasis of the Trinity in three hypostases (Leontius, Adversus Nestorianos II 13 [PG 86, 1561 B]).…

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Markschies, Christoph. "Enhypostasis/Anhypostasis." Religion Past and Present. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 22 December 2014 <http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/religion-past-and-present/enhypostasis-anhypostasis-SIM_04363>
First appeared online: 2011
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