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John Owen on Mary as “Mother of God”

The Reformed have frequently been accused of having a “Nestorian” Christology in theological polemics. This is macro-level theology-trolling, of course, but it does happen. How was Nestorius’ alleged heresy diagnosed? The usual answer is that he would not call Mary┬áTheotokos, customarily rendered in English as “Mother of God.” In┬áVindiciae Evangelicae, his response to John Biddle’s […]