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Union and Distinction in the Thought of St Maximus the Confessor

Melchisedec Törönen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296118
eISBN:
9780191712258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296118.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book is the first study that presents, in a single volume, the whole of St Maximus the Confessor's thought in the light of unity and diversity. The principle of simultaneous union and ... More


Human Perfection in Byzantine Theology: Attaining the Fullness of Christ

Alexis Torrance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198845294
eISBN:
9780191880568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845294.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Christian theology has from its inception posited a powerful vision of humanity’s ultimate and eternal fulfilment through the person and work of Jesus Christ. That said, how precisely to understand ... More


Repentance in Late Antiquity: Eastern Asceticism and the Framing of the Christian Life c.400-650 CE

Alexis C. Torrance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665365
eISBN:
9780191745065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665365.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

The call to repentance is central to the message of early Christianity. While this is undeniable, the precise meaning of the concept of repentance for early Christians has rarely been investigated to ... More


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


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