Doctrine: Theosis

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Theosis is the ancient, mystical, Christian doctrine, regarding the salvation of man, by the Incarnation of God the Word. St. Athansius of Alexandria described this process, by saying, “For He was made man that we might be made God.”

This doctrine teaches that, by God becoming man, He has made Himself the mediator between Himself and mankind, reconciling man with God, through a mystical union of divinity and humanity, by which grace flows from God to those created in His image. Theosis is the process by which we are saved; and we enter into this union with God, by faith and the sacraments.

Bible Verses about Theosis Church Fathers on Theosis