Cyril's Second Letter to Nestorius is an attempt to correct false teaching. Cyril argues for the unity of the person of Christ, examining Christ's pre-existence, birth, suffering, and death.
Cyril's third letter his colleague, Nestorius, is a more lengthly and robust argument against his false teaching. It includes twelve 'anathemas' (curses) which Cyril hoped Nestorius would accept.
Donald Fairbairn surveys the New Testament's teaching about the identity of Jesus and guides us through the key discussions of the early post-apostolic Church on Jesus' divinity and humanity.