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Published: 15 September 2013

664 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199212880

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Christ in Christian Tradition: Volume 2 Part 3

The Churches of Jerusalem and Antioch

Alois Grillmeier, SJ and Theresia Hainthaler
Luise Abramowski, Tanios Bou Mansour, Andrew Louth, and Marianne Erhardt

  • The first English translation of this crucial text for understanding the Eastern Christian world after 451
  • Provides a clear account of the Christological debates of the later fifth and sixth centuries in the geographical area where the post-Chalcedon schism was most acutely felt
  • Brings the Greek and Syriac theological worlds into close conversation and sets a standard for further work on either tradition in this period
  • Combines close discussion of key patristic authors, including Philoxenus of Mabbug and Jacob of Sarug, with thematic theological treatments
  • Includes a detailed discussion of the legacy of Dionysios the Areopagite, whose influence would be felt over the next millennium of Christian theology