Senior theologians in the Anglican Communion and Oriental Orthodox Churches are to confirm an agreement on their understanding of Christ's Incarnation.
The Co-Chairs and Co-Secretaries of the Anglican-Oriental Orthodox International Commission who met near Beirut, Lebanon this week reviewed responses to the 2002 Agreed Statement on Christology, which had been sent to the Churches of the two church families for consideration.
The statement considered the question of how the two natures, human and divine, were united in one human being: Jesus Christ.
Noting overwhelming approval for the agreement from both sides, the steering committee considered minor adjustments and will prepare a Preamble for consideration by the Commission.
His Eminence Metropolitan Bishoy of the Coptic Orthodox Church, the Rt Revd Geoffrey Rowell of the Church of England, Archbishop Nareg Alemazian of the Armenian Orthodox Church were joined by Canon Alyson Barnett-Cowan, Director for Unity Faith and Order for the Anglican ...