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Holy flesh, wholly deified : the place of the body in the theological vision of Saint Maximus the Confessor

@inproceedings{Cooper2002HolyFW,
  title={Holy flesh, wholly deified : the place of the body in the theological vision of Saint Maximus the Confessor},
  author={Adam G. Cooper},
  year={2002}
}
Maximus the Confessor is increasingly being recognised as a theologian of towering ecumenical importance. Here I put to him a question which from the origins of Christian thought until the present constitutes an interpretative crux for catholic Christianity: what is the nature and function of the material order and, specifically, of the human body, in God's creative, redemptive, and perfective economies? The thesis unfolds in five chapters under the rubrics of epistemology, cosmology… 

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