Maximus the Confessor
By (author) Andrew Louth
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Maximus the Confessor by Andrew Louth
Book DescriptionSt Maximus the Confessor, the greatest of Byzantine theologians, lived through the most catastrophic period the Byzantine Empire was to experience before the Crusades. This book introduces the reader to the times and upheavals during which Maximus lived. It discusses his cosmic vision of humanity and the role of the church. The study makes available a selection of Maximus' theological treaties many of them translated for the first time. The translations are accompanied by a lucid and informed introduction.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415118460
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Apr-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Andrew Louth
Andrew Louth is Professor of Cultural History at Goldsmiths' College. He is the author of many works on the Christian tradition, among them Eusebius: The History of the Church (1989) and The Wilderness of God (1991)
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