Union and distinction in the thought of St. Maximus the Confessor

This is a major study of the work of St Maximus the Confessor, covering all the important areas of his thought, from Trinitarian theology to cosmology and spirituality.

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Main Author: Törönen, Melchisedec.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series:Oxford early Christian studies.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Logic
  • Tools
  • Imagery
  • Trinity
  • The principles
  • Monad and Triad
  • Knowing the Trinity
  • Christ
  • Nature, difference, and number
  • Activities and wills
  • Union
  • Universe, church, scripture
  • The creation song
  • 'Spiritual hierarchy'
  • Transparent words
  • Spiritual life and human 'architecture'
  • The twofold commandment of love
  • Confusion and fragmentation
  • Distinction and unification.