Sect vs Monophysite - What's the difference?

sect | monophysite |


As nouns the difference between sect and monophysite

is that sect is an offshoot of a larger religion; a group sharing particular (often unorthodox) political and/or religious beliefs while monophysite is (monophysite).

As an adjective monophysite is

(monophysite).

sect

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Noun

(en noun)
  • An offshoot of a larger religion; a group sharing particular (often unorthodox) political and/or religious beliefs.
  • A religious sect .
  • A group following a specific ideal or a leader.
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  • (obsolete) A cutting; a scion.
  • See also

    * cult

    Anagrams

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    monophysite

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Christianity) A member of an early Christian sect which held that Jesus Christ has one nature, as opposed to the orthodox view that Christ has two natures, both fully man and fully God, and is co-eternal and co-substantial with the Father.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Describing the beliefs of a ?onophysite.
  • * It followed that however orthodox the Emperor might desire to be, he was forced, if he was a wise man, to take account of the strong bodies of monophysite''' opinion, which were to be found in Constantinople, in Mesopotamia, in Syria and in Egypt.'' - '''1957 H. A. L. Fisher ''A history of Europe Edward Arnold publishers p135.
  • See also

    * monophysitism * * Arianism * Nestorianism