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The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition: From Plato to Denys
1. Plato 2. Philo 3. Plotinus 4. Origen 5. Nicene Orthodoxy 6. The Monastic Contributions 7. Augustine 8. Denys the Areopagite 9. Patristic Mysticism and St John of the Cross 10. The Mystical LifeExpand
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Discerning the mystery
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Early Christian writings : the Apostolic Fathers
The writings in this volume cast a glimmer of light upon the emerging traditions and organization of the infant church, during an otherwise little-known period of its development. A selection ofExpand
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Maximus the Confessor
St Maximus the Confessor, the greatest of Byzantine theologians, lived through the most catastrophic period the Byzantine Empire was to experience before the Crusades. This book introduces the readerExpand
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The Orthodox Dogmatic Theology of Dumitru Stăniloae
The German translation of the Orthodox Dogmatics of the Romanian theologian, Fr Dumitru Staniloae (d. 1993), was completed in 1995. This article sets it in the context of Staniloae’s life and work:Expand
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Light, vision and religious experience in Byzantium.
This chapter is principally concerned with the experience of the divine, uncreated light in monastic writers belonging to the hesychast tradition (a term I shall explain in a moment); this is, IExpand
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The Ecclesiology of Saint Maximos the Confessor
Abstract Maximos wrote no work expressly on the Church, the nearest being his work, the Mystagogia, on the Divine Liturgy. This article explores the notion of the Church presented in the Mystagogia,Expand
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