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
...nding the faith
to ensure sound teaching is passed on and understood by all to affirm that Christ has two natures, human and divine, united in the one divine Person of the Son of God.
When 3 June, 449 AD
You can find today’s reading on page 182 here: lentfatherscomplete.pdf
Today's reading is a defence of the faith
against certain things that a priest called Eutyches was teaching, written by Pope Leo I.
Eutyches was speaking against the teaching of the Archbishop of Constantinople, Nestorius, who said that the human experiences of Christ were only part of the ‘the man’ which was distinct from the ‘God the Word’ part of Jesus. To combat this, E...