- one of a sect of followers of Nestorius who denied the hypostatic union and were represented as maintaining the existence of two distinct persons in Christ.
Origin of Nestorian
Examples from the Web for nestorian
Here their patriarch dwells who ruled over all the Nestorian church.
All his classmen are leaders in the Presbyterian church as well as of the Nestorian nation.
Nestorian Christians, persecuted by the Sassanian princes, 89.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)
The Nestorians are the true Chaldeans, and repudiate the name Nestorian.Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia
M. E. Hume-Griffith
The Nestorian profession of faith, in fifth act of Council of Ephesus.St. Peter, His Name and His Office
Thomas W. Allies
Word Origin and History for nestorian
in Church history (mid-15c.), a follower of Nestorius (Latinized form of Nestor), 5c. patriarch of Constantinople, whose doctrine attributed distinct divine and human persons to Christ and was condemned as heresy. As an adjective from 1560s. Related: Nestorianism.