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Light, vision and religious experience in Byzantium.

@inproceedings{Louth2004LightVA,
  title={Light, vision and religious experience in Byzantium.},
  author={A. Louth},
  year={2004}
}
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, I think, natural, for it is this tradition that dominates our perception of the Christian Byzantine tradition, whether one is looking at the historical era of the Byzantine world, brought to an abrupt conclusion in 1453 with the sack of Constantinople by the Ottomans, or is concerned with the… Expand
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