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Maximus the Confessor: Jesus Christ and the Transfiguration of the World

Paul M. Blowers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199673940
eISBN:
9780191815829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673940.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

This book contextualizes the achievement of a strategically crucial figure in Byzantium’s turbulent seventh century, the monk and theologian Maximus the Confessor (580–662). Building on newer ... More


The Role of Death in the Ladder of Divine Ascent and the Greek Ascetic Tradition

Jonathan L. Zecher

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198724940
eISBN:
9780191792458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724940.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This book introduces readers to John Climacus’ Ladder of Divine Ascent, a seventh-century monastic text of spiritual direction written in the tradition of Chalcedonian Christianity. Engagement with ... More


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