Nestorians

Followers of Nestorius, Patriarch of Constantinople in the fifth century. He maintained that Christ had two distinct natures, and that Mary was the mother of His human nature, which was the mere shell or husk of the divine.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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