Hypostatic

St. Mary & The Church

ST. MARY & THE CHURCH The “Theotokia of Thursday” states: “She offered God the Creator, the Word of the Father, the paste of the human race. He was incarnated of her, without alteration. She brought Him forth as a Child, and He was called Emmanuel”. At the moment of the Annunciation St. Mary used her …

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Hypostasis

HYPOSTASIS This word was known in classical Greek. It is composed of two parts: hypo meaning “under” and stasis meaning “setting.” In theology, it developed to mean reality, substance, nature, or essence. This word occurs 20 times in the Septuagint but only one of them can be regarded as theologically significant. At the beginning of …

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