He worked upon the emperor's mind in favour of the Monophysite pretender.
Thus while John is an adherent of Chalcedon and a dyothelite, the drift of his teaching is in the Monophysite direction.
I had no longer a distinctive plea for Anglicanism, unless I would be a Monophysite.
I had no more a distinctive plea for Anglicanism, unless I would be a Monophysite.
1690s, from Church Latin Monophysita, from Greek monophysites, from monos "single, alone" (see mono-) + physis "nature" (see physics). Christian (regarded in the West as a heretic) who believes there is only one nature in the person of Jesus Christ. Now comprising Coptic, Armenian, Abyssinian and Jacobite churches.