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Toralba, for example, argued that Christ's hypostatic union--that Jesus was both fully human and fully divine--is a contradiction of nature.
The Orthodox perspective, elucidated by Aghiorgoussis, could possibly help serve as a bridge between the two: While God's essence or inner presence to Godself is transcendent, unknown, and unchanging, God's presence to creation in God's divine energies is actively restoring us and the created order through the dynamic of the three imminent hypostatic presences of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Leftow's paper naturally leads into Crisp's contribution wherein the latter argues that the Habitus model of the incarnation "offers an account of the metaphysics of the hypostatic union that is more robust than some recent authors suggest--although it may not offer a completely satisfactory model of the hypostatic union.
were isolated, respectively, protocetraric acid (7), salazinic acid (8), hypostatic acid (9), and norstitic acid (10).
As a whole, however, these verses concentrate on orthodox interpretation of several Catholic dogmas: first, the Incarnation of Jesus; (8) second, the Virginal Conception; (9) and third, the Hypostatic Union.
The relationship between Marvell's "Eyes and Tears," Crashaw's poem, and Richard II is offered in arresting but obscure terms: "Insofar as Marvell's anamorphic tears disclose the simultaneous continuity and discontinuity between temporal and eternal orders, they stand between the hypostatic vision of Neoplatonic transcendence voiced in "The Weeper" and the skeptically tragic view of existence expressed by Shakespeare" (120).
This sort of thing means nothing to us, but it remains relevant to Americans who tend to view "Left" and "Right" not as hypostatic theoretical concepts but as measures of the exact position taken by prominent intellectuals on important issues of the day.
It never attains fulfillment or completion in its hypostatic struggle to be a fully self-determined being" (45).
Given this, if Transcendence, if the hypostatic Ens are human inventions that are to be deconstructed and reduced to a series of disjoined signifying elements, it is also true that our perception and cognition of human/secular space is, in essence, a human construction composed of the shattered ruins of Transcendence and of the theological textuality that sustained it for centuries.
10) In a response to a question at a panel discussion Voegelin deplored the use, at the Council of Chalcedon in the fifth century, of inadequate substantive terms (terms which Voegelin said he himself would never use) to "solve a problem, which is an entirely ridiculous problem in theology, on the basis of the deposition fidei," (11) by defining Christ as one person who is a hypostatic union of human nature and divine nature, meaning that Christ is, mysteriously, truly and fully God and truly and fully man.
CHARLESWORTH, <<The Jewish Roots of Christology: The Discovery of the Hypostatic Voice>>, en Scot Journ Theol, 39 (1986) 19-41; contra G.
Satan is repulsed by the thought of the hypostatic union of his angelic substance with brute matter, 'This essence to incarnate and imbrute' (IX.