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Theosis as Constituent of the Doctrine of God

A. N. Williams

in The Ground of Union: Deification in Aquinas and Palamas

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195124361
eISBN:
9780199853502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124361.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter gathers the variegated strands of Palamas' doctrine of deification and groups them into two main themes. Identifying the principal themes of the Palamite doctrine of theosis will provide ... More


Conclusion

A. N. Williams

in The Ground of Union: Deification in Aquinas and Palamas

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195124361
eISBN:
9780199853502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124361.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter assesses the theologies of Aquinas and Palamas in light of the charges rehearsed in Chapter 1. To review, the recriminations of East and West over the deification concern: the West's ... More


Gregory Palamas and the Latin West

Marcus Plested

in Orthodox Readings of Aquinas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199650651
eISBN:
9780191745225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650651.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter deals with Gregory Palamas' reception of the Latin West. Taking his evident use of Augustine as a starting point, it argues for the existence of an Orthodox interpretation of procession ... More


Trinity, Deification, and Atonement

Jordan Wessling

in Love Divine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198852483
eISBN:
9780191886935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852483.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 7 proposes a manner of conceiving of God’s deifying love, whereby God shares His intra-trinitarian life of love with men and women through the life and death of Christ. The proposal, which ... More


The energy of deification and the person of Jesus Christ in St Gregory Palamas

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/9780198845294.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Gregory Palamas’s defence of human perfection and deification through the dogmatic distinction between divine essence and divine energy sparked a theological controversy that continues into the ... More


Concluding reflections

Norman Russell

in Gregory Palamas and the Making of Palamism in the Modern Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199644643
eISBN:
9780191772351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644643.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Akindynos’ negative assessment of Palamas’ character has been influential, particularly through its strong endorsement by Juan Nadal. Palamas knew how to use social networks and construct arguments ... More


Gregory Palamas and the Making of Palamism in the Modern Age

Norman Russell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199644643
eISBN:
9780191772351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644643.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

‘Palamism’ is not a neutral term. It was devised in the early twentieth century by a Roman Catholic scholar, Martin Jugie, to indicate a system of thought developed in the fourteenth century by ... More


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