plural perichoreses
: a doctrine of the reciprocal inherence of the human and divine natures of Christ in each other

Word History


Greek perichōrēsis rotation, from perichōrein to go around, rotate (from peri- + chōrein to make room, give way) + -sis

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“Perichoresis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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