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Saint Cyril of Alexandria

Born circa 378, Cyril was a patriarch of the Eastern Church and a Greek theologian.

Saint Cyril of Alexandria

Born circa 378, Cyril was a patriarch of the Eastern Church and a Greek theologian.

Cyril’s importance for theology and Church history lies in his championing the cause of orthodoxy against the heresy of Nestorius, who taught that in Christ there were two persons, one human and one divine.

The controversy centered around the two natures in Christ. Nestorius would not agree to the title “God-bearer” for Mary. He preferred “Christ-bearer,” sticking to his belief—divine and human—joined only by a moral union.

He said Mary was not the mother of God but only of the man Christ, whose humanity was only a temple of God.

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