By Paul M. Blowers
Paul M. Blowers examines Maximus’s function as an expositor of scripture and religious father within the Byzantine monastic culture, illuminating the connection among Maximus the philosopher-theologian and Maximus the monastic pedagogue. the 1st chapters holiday new flooring in exploring the style, historical past, and monastic context of the Quaestiones advert Thalassium. The publication then outlines Maximus’s hermeneutical theology and exegetical technique as formed inside of his greater approach of idea. Translated excerpts from the Quaestiones advert Thalassium are interwoven into this examine to offer the reader better entry to Maximus’s personal discourses.
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