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Symeon the New Theologian in the Context of the Studite Monastic Tradition

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The monastery of Stoudios played a decisive role in the life of Symeon the New Theologian. It represented a new kind of urban monasticism in comparison with early Christian monasteries, whether ... More


Some Aspects of Symeon’s Asceticism and Mysticism with Patristic Parallels

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

It would be difficult to draw a boundary line between Symeon the New Theologian's asceticism and his mysticism, since he constantly develops ascetical themes in their mystical aspect, as well as ... More


I am called by two names, human and divine: Dogma and deification in St Symeon the New Theologian

Alexis Torrance

in Human Perfection in Byzantine Theology: Attaining the Fullness of Christ

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198845294
eISBN:
9780191880568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845294.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Symeon the New Theologian is known for his mysticism of divine light and his constant preoccupation with the theme of perfection. This chapter first examines this preoccupation, specifically his ... More


General Conclusion

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book has demonstrated that all major ideas of Symeon the New Theologian are rooted in Orthodox tradition and that his teaching corresponds to the ideas of preceding Fathers, including Gregory ... More


The Influence of Symeon the Studite on Symeon the New Theologian

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter focuses on Symeon the Studite's influence over his disciple Symeon the New Theologian. It has been stated that the writings by the Studite do not provide ‘any definite clue to help us ... More


Symeon and Holy Scripture

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines Symeon the New Theologian's scriptural background, that is, his ways of approaching, studying and interpreting the Bible. Symeon's biblical exegesis might be defined as his own ... More


Symeon and the Cycle of his Daily Reading

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Symeon the New Theologian lived in an epoch when books were rare and extremely expensive, but was nevertheless surrounded by books during the whole of his life. Apart from listening to scriptural, ... More


The ‘New Theologians’

Sergey A. Ivanov and Simon Franklin

in Holy Fools in Byzantium and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272518
eISBN:
9780191709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272518.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Symeon the New Theologian, the famous Byzantine mystic of the 10th-11th centuries, outwardly criticized ‘those who pretend to be salos’ — and yet, he fiercely defended his spiritual father, Symeon ... More


Symeon’s Theology as Based on that of the Church Fathers

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Ascetical and mystical themes predominate in the literary heritage of Symeon the New Theologian, but he also discusses many theological themes. This chapter points out the most indicative items of ... More


Symeon and Divine Worship

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Divine worship occupies a very important place in the life of a monk, who usually spends many hours a day in church. Symeon the New Theologian, who lived all the time in cenobitic monasteries, must ... More


Divine Action in Symeon the New Theologian

William J. Abraham

in Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume II: Soundings in the Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198786511
eISBN:
9780191828799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786511.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the spiritual theology of Symeon the New Theologian. It examines Symeon’s thought on the role of human agents in providing forgiveness of sins in the life of the church, ... More


Introduction

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Symeon the New Theologian is one of the most outstanding Fathers of the Eastern Church. Almost ten centuries after his death, his teachings on the vision of God as light, on sanctity and dispassion, ... More


The Patristic Background of Symeon’s Ecclesiology

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Ecclesiology has become a fashion among theologians of recent times and very often the main task of modern investigations into patristic ecclesiology is to address contemporary issues with the help ... More


Niketas Stethatos’s Hierarchic Re-Imaging

Ashley M. Purpura

in God, Hierarchy, and Power: Orthodox Theologies of Authority from Byzantium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278374
eISBN:
9780823280612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278374.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Stethatos takes the Dionysian hierarchic ideal of determining hierarchy based on divine communication to its fullest conclusion. Drawing on his own relationship with the mystical Symeon the New ... More


The Patristic Basis of Symeon’s Anthropology

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Before surveying Symeon the New Theologian's doctrine of the nature and destiny of man in its relation to the traditional teaching, this chapter notes that the anthropology of the church Fathers has ... More


Triadological Polemic in the Writings of Symeon

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Symeon the New Theologian's three ‘Theological Discourses’ and ‘Hymn 21’ are entirely devoted to the polemic on triadological matters. What was the underlying reason for this polemic? The answer to ... More


Tradition and Creativity in the Construction and Reading of the Philokalia

J. L. Zecher

in The Philokalia: A Classic Text of Orthodox Spirituality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390261
eISBN:
9780199932931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390261.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the nature of spiritual fatherhood in Symeon the New Theologian and the dangers for the ancient and modern church.


The Holy Spirit

David Grumett

in Material Eucharist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198767077
eISBN:
9780191821264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767077.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the Eucharist, the Spirit does not only descend to transform the elements but raises up believers to share in a heavenly feast. This idea is suggested by the hanging dove pyxes in some churches, ... 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


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