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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Thomas Finger has argued that Marpeck did not explicitly start from Chalcedonian Christology but worked his way to that position, a position he came to over time and in interaction with others.
This Chalcedonian definition stands today as the official view of Jesus for the vast majority of Christians.
firstly, an Antiochene Syriac Church, with a special liturgical heritage; secondly, a Chalcedonian Church; thirdly, a Patriarchal Church with an ascetic and a monastic aspect; fourthly, a Church in full union with the Apostolic Roman See; fifthly, a Church incarnated in her Lebanese and Eastern environment, and the Countries of Expansion.
Having located the Chalcedonian, or asymmetrical, model of interdisciplinarity within a larger typology, this section of the article delineates its specific parameters as presented by Hunsinger.
The Nicaean and Chalcedonian formulations of doctrine grew out of centuries of struggling to refine and clarify what the Scriptural accounts of Christ were telling us and to reject false or inadequate interpretations.
Stewart, Harvard 1973), variously upholding the Catholic Faith, Augustinian concepts of the Trinity, Chalcedonian Christology against Nestorian heresy, and the notion that God's goodness makes all things inherently good.
the Chalcedonian definition is a complete unity of spirit and flesh in a
Evans argues that Theodora played a decisive role in the government of the Empire, especially in the theological issues between the orthodox, Chalcedonian, view and the 'heretical', monophysite, view over the nature of Christ.
Elias the patriarch of Jerusalem refused to support the emperor when he deposed Macedonius, the Chalcedonian patriarch of Constantinople.
Although local churches have the task of surviving, witnessing their faith and overcoming their divisions, signs of hope emerge, mainly through theological movements and the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC), that represents all churches of the Middle East in four families: the Orthodox, the Reformed, the Catholic and the Chalcedonian "families".
He meant that nothing has yet been put forward for a systematic ecclesiology that would parallel the significance of homoousion for trinitarian theology, the Chalcedonian "one person in two natures" for Christology, and the theorem of the supernatural for grace.
McClendon found the culmination of the two-natures trajectory in the Chalcedonian definition deficient especially in regard to the third question, asking whether Jesus provides a paradigm for discipleship that disciples can really put into practice.
4) Sherrard rightly saw it as necessary, in order to combat modern naturalism, to recover the metaphysical and anthropological implications of the Chalcedonian tradition.
While he rejects the overly simplified view provided by history of doctrine surveys (this is somewhat of a straw man few in Edwards's audience would hold this view of Chalcedon as a compromise between the Christological schools of Alexandria and Antioch), he also rejects its more widely-held corollary, that the orthodoxy of the Chalcedonian definition is largely Antiochene.
13) Marpeck's writings, he notes, contain "numerous parallels" with "biblical conclusions won in the fifth century," including the Chalcedonian Definition, which propounded the equality of Jesus' divine and human natures.