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Price: $24.95

SKU: PB-COLIUR

Publisher: Ignatius Press

ISBN:
978-089870-758-8
Author:
Hans Urs Von Balthasar
Size:
6x9
Pages:
424

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Cosmic Liturgy: The Universe According to Maximus the Confessor

Maximus the Confessor, saint and martyr, was the theologian of synthesis: of Rome and Byzantium, of Eastern and Western theology, reexcavating great treasure of Christian tradition which had been buried by imperial and ecclesial censure. This book presents a powerful, attractive, religiously compelling portrait of the thought of a major Christian theologian who might, but for this book, have remained only an obscure name in the handbooks of patrology. It is based on an intellegent and careful reading of Maximus' own writings. Here the history of theology has become itself a way of theological reflection