Theodore the Studite’s Christology Against Its Logical Background

Basil Lourié 1
  • 1 National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Petersburg


Theodore the Studite resolved the logical problem posed by the second Iconoclasm in an explicitly paraconsistent way, when he applied to Jesus the definition of the human hypostasis while stating that there is no human hypostasis in Jesus. Methodologically he was following, albeit without knowing, Eulogius of Alexandria. He, in turn, was apparently followed by Photius, but in a confused manner.

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