Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 12th April 2017 in Lent | Lent,great lent,fasting,early church fathers,devotional,daily reading,Doctor of the Church,lectures,Tome,leo the Great,st leo,hypostatic union,deity of christ,heresy,Pope leo I
Day Thirty-seven: st
the Great: Letter XXVIII (called the "Tome")
the Great, also known as Pope st
I (the Great), was Pope from 440-61 AD. Place and date of birth unknown; died 10 November, 461. leo
's pontificate, next to that of st
. Gregory I, is the most
significant and important in Christ
ian antiquity, as he tried to combat the heresies which seriously threatened church unity even in the West
, such as Pelagianism.
What: A defence of the twofold nativity and nature of Christ
the false teaching of a priest
called Eutyches. It is a doctrinal letter sent by Pope leo
I in the year 449 to Flavian, Patriarch of Const
antinople, on the...