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The ascending prayer to Christ: theodore Stoudite's defence of the Christ-єikwv against ninth century iconoclasm

@inproceedings{Thorne2003TheAP,
  title={The ascending prayer to Christ: theodore Stoudite's defence of the Christ-єikwv against ninth century iconoclasm},
  author={G. Thorne},
  year={2003}
}
Theodore Stoudite (759-826) was at the centre of a revival of patristic learning which equipped him to apply the weight of the Christian tradition to the Byzantine image controversy of the eighth and ninth centuries. In this recovery of the tradition Theodore discovered how the epistemological and ontological demands of both radical divine transcendence and divine active agency in the creative order are met in the incarnate Christ. He concluded that the liturgical expression of this developed… Expand