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Christotokos (Greek: Χριστοτόκος, English: Christ-bearer) is a Greek title of Mary, the mother of Jesus, used historically by non-Ephesian (or "Nestorian") Church of the East. Its literal English translations also include the one who gives birth to Christ. Less literal translations include Mother of Christ.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Hall, Christopher Alan (2002). Learning Theology With the Church Fathers. InterVarsity Press. pp. 8–9. ISBN 9780830826865.