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Athanasius and his successors are St. Cyril of Alexandria and the entire post-Chalcedonian monophysitism (following Severus), with all of its terminological imprecision. The task of Apollinarius's Christology (a task shared by his successors) was to understand and affirm the unity of the God-Man, given the authenticity of the Incarnation and the reality of the human flesh assumed by Him. Therefore in Apollinarius we sometimes encounter verbal expressions of this idea that are hard to accept, above all the well-known pseudo-Athanasian (later Cyrillian) formula: mia phusis tou Theou Logou sesarkomene (one nature incarnate of God the Word).
Born into the family of a poor provincial priest, Bulgakov had a strict religious upbringing and entered the seminary at a young age. But owing to a spiritual crisis in the direction of materialism and atheism, he did not complete his seminary studies. He chose instead to follow a secular course of study, which led to his matriculation at the University of Moscow, where he specialized in political economics. This marked the beginning of his relatively short-lived Marxist period. In 1901, after which he defended his master's thesis, "Capitalism and Agriculture" (1900), he was appointed professor of political economy at the Polytechnical Institute of Kiev.
In 1901, after which he defended his master's thesis, "Capitalism and Agriculture" (1900), he was appointed professor of political economy at the Polytechnical Institute of Kiev. During his years there (1901-6), he underwent a second spiritual crisis, this time in the direction of idealist philosophy and the religion of his youth. Influenced first by the philosophies of Kant and Vladimir Solovyov, and then by the great Orthodox theologian Pavel Florensky, Bulgakov gradually began to articulate his own original sophiological conception of philosophy.