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Dyothelite

[dahy-oth-uh-lahyt]
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noun Theology.
  1. a person who maintains that Christ has two wills, one divine and the other human.
Compare Monothelite.

Origin of Dyothelite

1840–50; < Greek dýo two + -thelite as in monothelite
Related formsDy·oth·e·lit·ism, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Thus while John is an adherent of Chalcedon and a dyothelite, the drift of his teaching is in the monophysite direction.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 4

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