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Published: 11 April 2016

368 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199673940

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Maximus the Confessor

Jesus Christ and the Transfiguration of the World

Paul M. Blowers

Christian Theology in Context

  • Sets Maximus's work not only in the monastic and theological but also cultural and political contexts of the stormy seventh century in Byzantium
  • Reconsiders classic themes in Maximus's theology, Christology, and spiritual doctrine through some fresh interpretive lenses
  • Includes an entire chapter on the recontextualizations of Maximus in the later history of Christian theology