On the Cosmic Mystery of Jesus Christ: Selected Writings from St. Maximus the Confessor

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St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2003 - Religion - 183 pages
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St Maximus' two main collections of theological reflections-his Ambigua (or "Difficulties") and his Questions to Thalassius - plus one of his christological opuscula, hitherto unavailable in English, are accompanied by immensely helpful notes, and prefaced by a long, brilliant introduction to the theology of the Confessor.

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Like us, the Church Fathers are a mixed bag, with moments of greatness and then (to us) obvious lapses into greek paganism (eg sexual reproduction is a result of the Fall!). Here however is one of the ... Read full review

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Like us, the Church Fathers are a mixed bag, with moments of greatness and then (to us) obvious lapses into greek paganism (eg sexual reproduction is a result of the Fall!). Here however is one of the ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

Paul M. Blowers is Dean E. Walker Professor of Church History at Emmauel School of Religion in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Robert Louis Wilken is William R. Kenan Professor of the History of Christianity at the University of Virginia. His previous books include "The Christians as the Romans Saw Them "and" The Land Called Holy: Palestine in Christian History and Thought, "both available in paperback from Yale University Press.

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