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Published: 17 July 2018

208 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198816775

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St Theodore the Studite's Defence of the Icons

Theology and Philosophy in Ninth-Century Byzantium

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

Oxford Early Christian Studies

  • Investigates the image-doctrine of St Theodore the Studite with particular attention to his three refutations of the iconoclasts, the Antirrhetici tres adversus iconomachos
  • Offers a historical, theological, and philosophical exploration of Theodore's doctrine of images and his arguments justifying the legitimacy of images and of Christ
  • A groundbreaking contribution to the developing field of Byzantine philosophy