Hypostatic union

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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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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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