monotheletism


monotheletism
belief that Christ had only one will

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Monotheletism —    The doctrine of Christ s single will (thelema) proposed by Pope Honorius I (625 638) as an alternative to Monoenergism (q.v.). Patriarch Sergios of Constantinople (qq.v.) supported it, as did Herakleios (q.v.), who enshrined it in an imperial… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • monotheletism — noun see monothelitism * * * Monotheletism /mo nō thelˈi ti zm/ noun The doctrine that Christ had only one will, opp to Ditheletism (also Monothelism /mon othˈəl izm/ or Monothelˈitism) ORIGIN: Gr monos single, alone, and thelētēs a willer, from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • monotheletism — mo·noth·e·let·ism …   English syllables

  • Monothelitism — Part of a series on the History of Christian Theology …   Wikipedia

  • Maximos the Confessor —    Theologian who led the struggle against Monotheletism (q.v.), whose works had a great influence on Byzantine mystics, and on western theologians. His opposition to Monotheletism took the form of organizing church synods in North Africa (q.v.)… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Monoenergism —    The doctrine of Christ s single energy (energeia), i.e., active force, proposed by Patriarch Sergios of Constantinople (qq.v.) as an attempt to reconcile the Monophysites (q.v.) of the eastern provinces (newly conquered from the Persians by… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Heraclius — Infobox Monarch name =Heraclius title =Emperor of the Byzantine Empire caption =Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine reign =October 5, 610 – February 11, 641 coronation =October 5, 610 full name =Flavius Heraclius Augustus predecessor =Phocas… …   Wikipedia

  • Monoenergism — Not to be confused with Monergism. Monoenergism is a Christian heresy related to Monophysitism. In the 7th century, the Byzantine Emperor Heraclius attempted to solve the schism between Chalcedonians and Monophysites, and suggested the compromise …   Wikipedia

  • George of Resh'aina — was a 7th century Syriac historian. He was inimical to Maximus the Confessor, the defender of orthodoxy against monotheletism and wrote a biography inimical to Maximus. This book also provides a glimpse into the events of his time.:After Maximus… …   Wikipedia

  • Ecthesis — The Ecthesis is a letter published in 638 CE by the Byzantine emperor Heraclius which defined monotheletism as the official imperial form of Christianity. It rejected the formula which opponents Sophronius and Maximus the Confessor had published… …   Wikipedia


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