Maximus the Confessor

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Routledge, 18 août 2005 - 240 pages
St Maximus the Confessor, the greatest of Byzantine theologians, lived through the most catastrophic period the Byzantine Empire was to experience before the Crusades. This book introduces the reader to the times and upheavals during which Maximus lived. It discusses his cosmic vision of humanity and the role of the church. The study makes available a selection of Maximus' theological treaties many of them translated for the first time. The translations are accompanied by a lucid and informed introduction.
 

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This is an excellent introduction to the work of Maximos the Confessor. Louth's commentary and historical introduction place the work within the historical and theological context of the ... Consulter l'avis complet

Table des matières

1 LIFE AND TIMES
3
2 THE SOURCES OF MAXIMUS THEOLOGY
19
3 MAXIMUS SPIRITUAL THEOLOGY
33
4 THE DOCTRINE OF THE PERSON OF CHRIST
47
5 COSMIC THEOLOGY
61
Texts
75
GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE TEXTS
77
NOTES
197
BIBLIOGRAPHY
219
INDEX
227
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Andrew Louth is Professor of Cultural History at Goldsmiths' College. He is the author of many works on the Christian tradition, among them Eusebius: The History of the Church (1989) and The Wilderness of God (1991)

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