Christian Cyclopedia

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(Ekthesis; Gk. “a setting forth”). Edict issued 638 by E Roman emp. Heraclius (ca. 575–641; emp. 610–641); accepted by syns. of Constantinople 638 and 639; forbade mentioning either I “energy” or 2 “energies” in the person of Christ; advocated monothelitism.* See also Sergius (d. 638).

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