A Tale of the Nestorian Christians;
Descriptive of Their Habits and Manners, Their Severe Trials and Patient Faith
By Mrs J. B. Webb
1852 - London - Simpkin, Marshall, and Co.
7" by 4.5"; (v) 489pp.
A scarce Victorian ecclesiastical work from Mrs. J. B. Webb.
Including an engraved frontispiece.
Nestorianism is a Christological doctrine advanced by Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople from 428431. The doctrine, which was informed by Nestorius' studies under Theodore of Mopsuestia at the School of Antioch, emphasizes the disunion between the human and divine natures of Jesus.
In a green cloth binding. Externally, sound, though with bumping, marks, sunning to the spine, and splitting to the cloth on the front joint. Hinges are tender. Internally, binding strained in places. Ink signature to front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, though with a few instances of foxing. Binder's label to rear pastedown. Overall: GOOD.
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