Imitation Knowledge and the Task of Christology in Maximus the Confessor

Blowers, Paul M. “Aligning and Reorienting the Passible Self: Maximus the
Confessor's Virtue Ethics.” Studies in Christian Ethics 26 (2013) 333–50. ———. “
Bodily Inequality, Material Chaos, and the Ethics of Equalization in Maximus the ...

Author: Luke Steven

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1532672810

Category: Religion

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Maximus the Confessor (580-662) was a monk and theologian whose combustive historical era, committed doctrinal reflection, and loud and influential voice took him on a turbulent career of traveling and writing around the Mediterranean. Maximus was a spiritual teacher, an ascetic, a man in love with Scripture and with Christ, the Word at Scripture's heart. He was also a polemicist, a crafter of dogma, an embattled christologian, a premeditating rhetorician. In this study, Luke Steven picks up a spiritual and philosophical strand that binds together these two disparate sides of the man and his writings. Steven argues that throughout his oeuvre the Confessor positions imitation as the key to knowledge. This lasting epistemology characterizes his earlier ascetic and spiritual works, and in his later works it prominently defines his dogmatic christological method--that is, the means by which he communicates and persuades and brings people to understand and encounter Jesus Christ, the one with two natures, divine and human. This is a multifaceted study that offers a deep assessment of Maximus's forebears, new insight on the animating assumptions of his thought, and an unprecedented focus on the rhetoric and method of his christological writings.

Lives of Edward the Confessor I La Estoire Seint Aedward Le Rei II Vita Beati Eduardi Regis Et Confessoris III Vita Aeduardi Regis Qui Apud Westmonasterium Requiescit Ed by Henry Richards Luard

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Grith li quens , frère lu roi , E Leuwine , ot tut le noblei D ' Engletere est abatu .

Author: Henry Richards Luard




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The Good Confessor

The Practise of all Confesors , who understand their Duty , and have a timorous
Confience , fignifies sufficently the Obligation of a Confessor to dispel nis
Penitents Ignorance and supply his Wants and Neglects . This Pradise is exprefly

Author: Martin Marley



Category: Confessors

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The Father Confessor

I . The Father Confessor " I HAD thought for a glad moment you 1 loved me . A
week ago I hoped for a different answer . Will you tell me why this is ? ” “ A week
ago ; that is a long time . ” “ I see ; you had not then met him . " “ No , I had not met

Author: Dora Sigerson Shorter




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The Oxford Handbook of Maximus the Confessor

This book integrates for the first time Maximus' works and thought into the history of his life in the politically troubled times of seventh-century Byzantium.

Author: Pauline Allen

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199673837

Category: History

Page: 611

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Maximus the Confessor (c.580-662) has become one of the most discussed figures in contemporary patristic studies. This is partly due to the relatively recent discovery and critical edition of his works in various genres, including On the Ascetic Life, Four Centuries on Charity, Two Centuries on Theology and the Incarnation, On the 'Our Father', two separate Books of Difficulties, addressed to John and to Thomas, Questions and Doubts, Questions to Thalassius, Mystagogy and the Short Theological and Polemical Works. The impact of these works reached far beyond the Greek East, with his involvement in the western resistance to imperial heresy, notably at the Lateran Synod in 649. Together with Pope Martin I (649-53 CE), Maximus the Confessor and his circle were the most vocal opponents of Constantinople's introduction of the doctrine of monothelitism. This dispute over the number of wills in Christ became a contest between the imperial government and church of Constantinople on the one hand, and the bishop of Rome in concert with eastern monks such as Maximus, John Moschus, and Sophronius, on the other, over the right to define orthodoxy. An understanding of the difficult relations between church and state in this troubled period at the close of Late Antiquity is necessary for a full appreciation of Maximus' contribution to this controversy. The editors of this volume provide the political and historical background to Maximus' activities, as well as a summary of his achievements in the spheres of theology and philosophy, especially neo-Platonism and Aristotelianism.

Edward the Confessor

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Author: Richard Mortimer



Category: Art

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The life and cult of Edward the Confessor are here fully reappraised.

Diplomatarium Anglicum Aevi Saxonici

o 370 A . D . Page 1039 – 1042 . King Harthacnut . MS . B . P . Cantab . Ff . 2 . 33
. fol . 21 . 342 1040 . Bishop Alfwold . Reg . Scireburn . fol . 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . 346
1042 . Kiny Edward the Confessor . MS . B . P . Cantab . Ff . 2 . 33 . fol . 22 . Harl .

Author: Benjamin Thorpe



Category: Great Britain

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The Confessor William Le Hunt

ENFIELD AND EDMONTON E . S . Worrall , B . A . Occasional Papers , New
Series No . 3 1962 Edmonton Hundred Historical Society THE CONFESSOR

Author: Edward S. Worrall



Category: Edmonton (London, England)

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The English Nobility Under Edward the Confessor

Author: Peter A. Clarke

Publisher: Oxford University Press


Category: Anglo-Saxons.

Page: 386

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As well as Domesday, Dr Clarke makes full use of all other available evidence, such as chronicles and charters, and skilfully builds a detailed and convincing picture of landholding and lordship in eleventh-century England. He assesses the impact of the Norman Conquest, contrasting conditions under Edward the Confessor with those of the Norman regime.

The Journal of sacred literature ed by J Kitto Continued as The Journal of sacred literature and biblical record Continued as The Journal of sacred literature

At Nicomedeia , the confessor Acacius . 11. At Constantinople , Maximus . 12. At
Axiûpolis , Cyrillus and six other confessors . 14. Aphrodisius , and Serapion ,
bishop of Antioch . 18. In Bithynia , Heracleius and Paul . 19. At ..... in Byzantium ...

Author: John Kitto



Category: Bible


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The Jurisdiction of the Simple Confessor

All agree that the error must exist in the place where the confessions are heard ,
even though the people of another locality might not be laboring under any
misapprehension whatsoever regarding the lack of jurisdiction in this confessor .

Author: James Patrick Kelly



Category: Absolution

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History of England From the Death of Edward the Confessor to the Death of John 1066 1216 A D

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Author: James Davies

Publisher: Mottelay Press

ISBN: 144600550X


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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Edward the Confessor

No aura of sanctity has condensed to protect Charlemagne,1 Edward the Martyr (
the Confessor's halfuncle), Olaf Helgi of Norway, Cnut II of Denmark, Henry II of
Germany, or Louis IX of France from critical scrutiny. It is tacitly accepted that the

Author: Frank Barlow

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300183828

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 373

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Frank Barlow's magisterial biography, first published in 1970 and now reissued with new material, rescues Edward the Confessor from contemporary myth and subsequent bogus scholarship. Disentangling verifiable fact from saintly legend, he vividly re-creates the final years of the Anglo-Danish monarchy and examines England before the Norman Conquest with deep insight and great historical understanding. "Deploying all the resources of formidable scholarship, [Barlow] has recovered the real Edward." — Spectator

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