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Maximus the Confessor : Jesus Christ and the transfiguration of the world

Maximus the Confessor : Jesus Christ and the transfiguration of the world

Author: Paul M Blowers
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
Series: Christian theology in context
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First published in paperbackView all editions and formats

This work considers Maximus the Confessor (c.580-662), one of the most discussed early Christian theologians in contemporary patristic studies. It builds on recent scholarship while also providing  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul M Blowers
ISBN: 9780199673957 0199673950 9780199673940 0199673942
OCLC Number: 1060988328
Description: xvi, 367 Seiten.
Contents: AbbreviationsIntroductionPart I: Backgrounds1: Maximus in His Historical Setting: Betwixt and Between2: Writing Theology in Early ByzantiumPart II: The Cosmic Landscapes of Maximus's Theology3: Creation as the Drama of Divine Freedom and Resourcefulness4: Maximus's Cosmic Christology: Flesh Transfiguring the World5: The Church and Its Liturgy as Threshold of the New CreationPart III: Maximus's Vision for the Transfigured Creation6: Protology and Teleology in Maximus's Interpretation of Human Nature, Human Fallenness, and Human Hope7: Active Passivity: Maximus on the Passion of Jesus Christ8: Love, Desire, and Virtue: Transfigured Life in Christ and the SpiritPart IV: Maximus's Afterlife East and West9: Recontextualizations of Maximus East and WestEpilogueSelect BibliographyIndex
Series Title: Christian theology in context
Responsibility: Paul M. Blowers.


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Transfiguration of the World, published in Oxford University Press on 2016, is not only an useful tool for the monastic space, where the mystical aspect and the doctrinaire one are very important Read more...

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