While the divine substance is the same among the three Persons of the Trinity, the doctrine of the divine processions sheds light on the distinct figure of God the Father as the prosopic
archetype of the human soul in its indivisible relation to body and spirit.
17) Though Theodore does not use the word "prosopon" in the following citation, he implies it in the way that Christ as man reveals not only his majestic union with the Word and through him with his Father but also both the existence of the Spirit and his prosopic activities within the Trinity and Christ's own earthly life:
23) Theodore does draw the logical conclusion contained in this analogy that if each of the human and divine prosopic activities of Christ flows causally but separately from their common "ego," then it follows that the wills of the Word and the assumed man and all their decisions are allied and are ultimately one in a real but inexplicable way:
From the fact that he speaks of himself in both instances as one [subject], he manifests his prosopic union.
Although Theodore does not speak here of our Lord as acting in terms of his human and divine prosopic activities, he was able to cure the paralytic not because he was doing so by reason of his human parcopa but because the Word's parcopa was acting with and through him.
Once again Theodore does not speak here in terms of Christ's two prosopic natures.
Farmers in the southern, eastern and western governorates of Yemen like Hadramout, Abyan, Lahj and Tehama are suffering from the tremendous spread of Prosopic
Goly Flora, known locally as "Al-Saisaban tree.
His use of these figures and the prosopic reduction allow him to consider liturgical speech such as hymns to be understood as the proper way of speaking about God.
Though Manoussakis has argued for it more strongly in places other than this book, not every reader will accept the grounds for this prosopic reduction.
Against the Apollinarians and Monphysites he declared that there were two separate natures in Christ, emphasising the human element, replacing the Orthodox concepts of Henosis and Hypostasis that denoted their unity with those of Synapheia (Conjunction) and Prosopic
But for Theodore both of these activities of the will become one in a prosopic union.
In the relational union, therefore, that exists between the Word and his prosopic image, the pre-eminent role belongs to the Word.