Council of Chalcedon

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the fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ


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The statement that monks were troublesome because at times they belonged to "dissident" groups, such as the Anti-Chalcedonians, is rather amusing, given that Chalcedonian Christianity was hardly accepted (or suppressed) in huge swaths of the Near East, such as Egypt, Armenia, and Mesopotamia.
65 he repeats the old opinion that most Greek-speaking upper-class Egyptians were Chalcedonians, which is surely no longer tenable.
The emergence of Islam onto the stage of world history was the appearance of an alternative that was a kind of antipode to the religious ideology of the ruling Chalcedonians in the Byzantium, who were prone to unite with heretics and to distort the Orthodox teaching.
It further allowed for ecumenical dialogue with other anti-Chalcedonian churches, and even with Chalcedonians and Nestorians, all of whom had come to share a common language and were unencumbered by political interference from the Roman government.
13) Finally, modern interpreters are left to wonder how intervening events such as the Origenist crisis of 400 and the bitter feuds between Chalcedonians and Monophysites after 451 have impinged on what the early editors included and excluded.
But broadening our understanding of what is in complete concert with Tradition would help immeasurably in our internal renewal, and give greater scope to our dialogue with other churches, not to mention the dialogue between Chalcedonians and non-Chalcedonians.
The later Georgian Life turns the story's hero into a Chalcedonian figure, given Georgia's acceptance of Chalcedonian orthodoxy in early medieval times.
48) The Ephesian and Chalcedonian Fathers chose Cyril's term hypostasis apparently as the best word available to signify in a descriptive way(49) how a Christian ought to speak about the unity of Christ that justified both the New Testament witnesses and the creedal and the age-old traditional ways of referring to the Incarnate Word and Mary.
The other was to develop furtiler the Chalcedonian interests that had dominated his 1966 volume.