Apollinarianism

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Apollinarianism a-pol-i-nā′ri-an-izm the doctrine that the Logos, or divine nature in Christ, took the place of the rational human soul or mind, and that the body of Christ was a spiritualised and glorified form of humanity—taught by Apollinaris the younger, Bishop of Laodicea in Syria (died 390 A.D.), condemned as denying the true human nature of Christ by the second Œcumenical Council at Constantinople (381)
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Usage

In literature:

Games instituted in honour of Apollo, called Apollinarian.
"The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six" by Titus Livius
Apollinarianism was a form of docetism.
"Monophysitism Past and Present" by A. A. Luce
Funk suggests Apollinarianism, which is the refuge of the destitute; and Achelis inclines in the same direction.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
Moreover, Apollinarians, Eunomians, and Semi-arians, mustered in great numbers at Constantinople.
"An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
Funk, on the other hand, regards the writer as an Apollinarian.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
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