Docetism

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Docetism is a heresy concerning the person of [[Jesus Christ]]. The word is derived from the Greek ''dokeo'', meaning "to seem" or "to appear". According to Docetism, the eternal Son of God did not really become human, have a physical body, or suffer on the cross; he only appeared to do so, i.e., his body was an illusion, as was his crucifixion.
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Docetism is a heresy concerning the person of [[Jesus Christ]]. The word is derived from the Greek ''dokeo'', meaning "to seem" or "to appear". According to Docetae, the eternal Son of God did not really become human, have a physical body, or suffer on the cross; he only appeared to do so, i.e., his body was an illusion, as was his crucifixion.
  
 
==Source and further reading==
 
==Source and further reading==

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Docetism is a heresy concerning the person of Jesus Christ. The word is derived from the Greek dokeo, meaning "to seem" or "to appear". According to Docetae, the eternal Son of God did not really become human, have a physical body, or suffer on the cross; he only appeared to do so, i.e., his body was an illusion, as was his crucifixion.

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