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hypostatic union

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Definition of hypostatic union in English:

noun

Theology
The combination of divine and human natures in the single person of Christ.
Example sentences
  • Third, in addition to this it is certain and manifest that there is something which results from and follows the hypostatic union of Christ's natures.
  • With great intellectual sophistication, he defended the hypostatic union of the two natures, human and divine, in Christ.
  • Whatever vein of speculation one chooses to mine, it is clear: his maleness is somehow a key to the hypostatic union.

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