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Maximus the Confessor

An Introduction to Its Thought System

Author(s): Georgi Kapriev
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, History, Anthropology, Philosophy, Non-European Philosophy, Special Branches of Philosophy, Middle Ages, Theology and Religion, Comparative Studies of Religion, Middle-East Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Culture and social structure , 6th to 12th Centuries, Eastern Orthodoxy, History of Religion, Philosophy of History
Published by: Издателство »Изток-Запад«
Keywords: Byzantine philosophy; Maximus the Confessor; Thought System; theology; points of view; perspectives; understanding; reasearch; history; religion; Byzantine; Eastern culture; transmission; book; books
Summary/Abstract: If there is an author with whom all the volumes of the dominant philosophical style in Byzantium can be covered at a high level, if we want to enter this style through the work of a single philosopher, his name without any doubt is Maximus the Confessor. In every aspect - in a meaningful, structural and methodological perspective - he should be regarded as the father of Byzantine philosophy and of Byzantine theology in general, so his significance for the East is comparable only to Augustine's importance for Western culture.

  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-954-321-670-3
  • Page Count: 272
  • Publication Year: 2010
  • Language: Bulgarian