Black Christians : The Villain Who Gave Us ‘Mother of God’

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    The Villain Who Gave Us ‘Mother of God
    Cyril was one of the most powerful theological figures of the early Christian church—but he also turned monks in bloodthirsty mobs when it suited his needs

    On (hopefully) at least a weekly basis Roman Catholics around the world say the Ave Maria (better known as the “Hail Mary”) in which they petition Mary, the Mother of God to intercede with him on our behalf.

    Cyril was right to argue that Mary was the mother of god, philosophically speaking it's the only way for the incarnation to work (full disclosure: I'm a Mary loving Roman Catholic myself), but this theological genius, Doctor of the Church, and Roman Catholic and Orthodox saint had a very dark side ...


    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/01/01/the-villain-who-gave-us-mother-of-god.html

    The Villain Who Gave Us ‘Mother of God’

    Cyril was one of the most powerful theological figures of the early Christian church—but he also turned monks in bloodthirsty mobs when it suited his needs.
    thedailybeast.com


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