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Hyparxis in the OO Christological Tradition
« on: October 09, 2015, 12:56:56 AM »
I'm wondering how exactly this term is defined in our tradition. How would one translate it literally into English? How do the Chalcedonians use it?
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Re: Hyparxis in the OO Christological Tradition
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2015, 10:19:16 PM »
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Re: Hyparxis in the OO Christological Tradition
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2015, 10:40:59 PM »
I have literally never heard that word before in my life.

You know too many words.

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Re: Hyparxis in the OO Christological Tradition
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2015, 11:22:24 PM »
I have literally never heard that word before in my life.

You know too many words.

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Re: Hyparxis in the OO Christological Tradition
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2015, 11:50:59 PM »
Existence, perhaps.
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Re: Hyparxis in the OO Christological Tradition
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2015, 09:06:57 AM »
Existence, perhaps.
What distinguishes it from hypostasis?

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Re: Hyparxis in the OO Christological Tradition
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2015, 01:59:41 PM »
Existence, perhaps.
What distinguishes it from hypostasis?
To some, existence is a predicate that can be predicated of a subject. So if a hypostasis is a sort of subject then existence can be predicated of it, perhaps essentially as with all other existents.

There are also some who distinguish being from existence, but that is too difficult to get into here.
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Re: Hyparxis in the OO Christological Tradition
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2015, 02:03:22 PM »
This is why worshiping tree gods and hearth spirits is so much easier.
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Re: Hyparxis in the OO Christological Tradition
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2015, 02:21:10 PM »
I'm wondering how exactly this term is defined in our tradition. How would one translate it literally into English? How do the Chalcedonians use it?
Did you find it in the term τρόπος υπάρξεως?
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Re: Hyparxis in the OO Christological Tradition
« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2015, 11:44:11 PM »
I'm wondering how exactly this term is defined in our tradition. How would one translate it literally into English? How do the Chalcedonians use it?
Did you find it in the term τρόπος υπάρξεως?
No. I first read of it in Fr. Timothy Thomas' article on St. Severus' Christology on Monachos.
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