- As the Monotheletes denied a human free will in Christ, so monergism denies a human free will in the redeemed.
- The error of the Monotheletes was to deprive Christ of an indispensible element of human nature: the human will.
- Seeing the spread of the heresy of the Monothelites, with which even the Emperor himself was infected, he left the imperial palace and joined the monks in the Chrysopolis Monastery.
Late Middle English: via ecclesiastical Latin from ecclesiastical Greek monothelētēs, from monos 'single' + thelētēs (from thelein 'to will').
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