The Eucharist as Source of St. Cyril of Alexandria’s Christology
Pro Ecclesia, 18(3), 318- 36, July 2009
Ellen R. Scully, Ph.D.
School of Theology
Cyril’s hypostatic union and his famous theopaschite formula are the necessary components of his Eucharistic doctrine. His Christological formulations are, to a large extent, his theological reaction to the threat against the efficacy of the Eucharist that he saw embodied in Nestorius’ teaching.