(431 A.D.) The Council of Ephesus (the third ecumenicalcomes from a Greek word for “worldwide,” and refers to both ancient church councils representing the whole church as well to discussions during th... council), led by CyrilCyril of Alexandria (c. A.D. 378-444) Nestorius opponent, Bishop of Alexandria, dominant figure at the Council of Ephesus 431, known for his Christolo... of Alexandria, condemns Nestorius(fl. early 5th century) Archbishop of Constantinople who denied that Mary was theotokos or Mother of God. His Christology was accused of splitting Chr... and his Christologyis another term used to identify Christian theology regarding the Incarnation and nature of Christ.; the council emphasizes the unity of ChristDerived from a Greek term meaning anointed and is equivalent to the word “messiah” from Hebrew roots. The anointing references the act of installi... by teaching that MaryMary (born c. 18 B.C.) was a Galilean Jewish woman and mother of Jesus. Christians believe that Jesus was conceived miraculously through the Holy Spir... is theotokosA Greek literally meaning “God bearer” that early Christians loosely translated as, “Mother of God” as a title for Mary, This led to the Nesto... (Mother of God), that the union of divine and human in ChristDerived from a Greek term meaning anointed and is equivalent to the word “messiah” from Hebrew roots. The anointing references the act of installi... is hypostatic, and that Christ’s body is lifegiving flesh.