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16140Theotokos [was: Re: FWD: Metropolitan PAVLOS of America hospitalized]

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  • aprmih
    Mar 2, 2006
      As others wrote, it means "Godbearer". "Bogoroditsa" is a direct
      translation of Theotokos (or as close a translation as slavonic can
      get). Obviously, if Theotokos meant "Mother of God" we'd use the
      term "Bogomater"

      Alex


      --- In orthodox-synod@yahoogroups.com, gene703 <gene703@...> wrote:
      >
      > I hope he fully recovers soon
      > what's a Theotokos ?
      > theo is God I guess? tocos is mother ?
      > I heard it so many times and just let it slide
      > thanks
      >
      > Gene T
      >
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