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544 Pages

8 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781789621532

Bookseller Code (06)

Gregory Palamas

The Hesychast Controversy and the Debate with Islam

Norman Russell

Liverpool University Press

Translated Texts for Byzantinists LUP

  • The first English translation of a dozen key texts by or relating to Gregory Palamas Fascinating first-hand accounts of fourteenth-century Christian debates with Muslim scholars First English translation of all the Synodal Tomoi issued in defence of the hesychasts Detailed exposition of the historical context of a theological controversy that is still alive today Use of critical texts as the basis for all the translations