Theodore of Mopsuestia
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Theodore of Mopsuestia


Bishop of Mopsuestia (392-428); entered the monastic school of Diodore of Tarsus at Antioch with John Chrysostom; following Diodore of Tarsus’s teaching, opposed Alexandria allegorical interpretation of Scripture, and used historical and literal approaches; opposed Arians and Apollinarians and supported the orthodoxy of the Council of Constantinople (381); was condemned at the Council of Ephesus (431) as well as the Second Council of Constantinople (553) when Justinian tried to appease the monophysites 




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