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'''Hypostatic union''' (from the Greek: ὑπόστασις, "hypostasis," translated ''reality'' or ''person'') <ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hypostatic_union&oldid=204487186 "Hypostatic union." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 9 Apr 2008, 16:59 UTC. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 6 Jun 2008.]</ref> is a term in Christian [[theology]] used to describe the [[Incarnation]] expressing the revealed truth that in [[Christ]] one person subsists in two [[Theosis|natures]], the Divine and the human. <ref>[http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07610b.htm  Pace, Edward. "Hypostatic Union." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 7. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1910. 5 Jun. 2008.]</ref>
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== See also ==
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* [[Theosis]]
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* [[Miaphysitism]]
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== References ==
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== Further Reading ==
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* J. Meyendorff, Byzantine Theology, New York (Fordham University Press), 1974.
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* Vl. Lossky, The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church, London (J. Clarke), 1968.
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* J. Karmiris, A Synopsis of the Dogmatic Theology of the Orthodox Catholic Church, trans. Rev. G. Dimopoulos, Scranton (Christian Orthodox Edition), 1973.
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== External links ==
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'''Eastern Orthodox articles:'''
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* [http://www.goarch.org/ourfaith/ourfaith8038 "The Dogmatic Tradition of the Orthodox Church"] by His Eminence Metropolitan Maximos of Pittsburgh ([[GOARCH]] article)
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* [http://www.oca.org/FSprint.asp?id=7 "Sermon on the Transfiguration"] by Saint Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of [[Thessalonica]] ([[OCA]] article)
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* [http://www.oca.org/OrthFaithPrintable.asp?ID=138 "Bible: Church History" Chapter: Fifth Century] and [http://www.oca.org/OrthFaithPrintable.asp?ID=139 Chapter: Sixth Century] ([[OCA]] article)
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* [http://www.oca.org/PDF/DOC-PUB/EPA/AIC-2005-Summer.pdf "Alive in Christ"]
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'''Oriental Orthodox articles:'''
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* [http://www.metroplit-bishoy.org/files/ecumenieng/Explaining.doc "Explaining the Theological Basis of Patristic Teachings] by His Eminence Metropolitan Bishoy of Damiette, Kafr El-Sheikh, Barary.
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[[Category:Theology]]

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Hypostatic union (from the Greek: ὑπόστασις, "hypostasis," translated reality or person) [1] is a term in Christian theology used to describe the Incarnation expressing the revealed truth that in Christ one person subsists in two natures, the Divine and the human. [2]


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References

  1. "Hypostatic union." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 9 Apr 2008, 16:59 UTC. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 6 Jun 2008.
  2. Pace, Edward. "Hypostatic Union." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 7. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1910. 5 Jun. 2008.

Further Reading

  • J. Meyendorff, Byzantine Theology, New York (Fordham University Press), 1974.
  • Vl. Lossky, The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church, London (J. Clarke), 1968.
  • J. Karmiris, A Synopsis of the Dogmatic Theology of the Orthodox Catholic Church, trans. Rev. G. Dimopoulos, Scranton (Christian Orthodox Edition), 1973.


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