Cosmic Liturgy: The Universe According to Maximus the by Hans Urs Von Balthasar

By Hans Urs Von Balthasar

Maximus the Confessor, saint and martyr, is the theologian of synthesis: of Rome and Byzantium, of antiquity and the center a while, reexcavating the nice treasures of Christian culture, which at the moment were buried by way of imperial and ecclesial censure. Von Balthasar used to be an expert at the Church Fathers--Irenaeus, Origen, Gregory of Nyssa, Augustine, and certainly, Maximus the Confessor. This masterpiece on Maximus broke new flooring at the moment. this can be the 1st English translation of the newest variation of this acclaimed paintings. This e-book offers a robust, beautiful, religiously compelling portrait of the idea of an enormous Christian theologian who may well, for this ebook, have remained in basic terms an imprecise identify within the handbooks of patrology. right here the historical past of theology has develop into itself a fashion of theological mirrored image.

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G. The hymns; PG 91, 1417 - 24 . See M ercati, Melanges Bidez, 1933/34, 619 -25 . h . The Capita practica published by Epifanovich in his coll ection (nos. 56-60), which he himself has show n to belong to Evagrius Ponticus. Probably other fragm ents in the same collec tio n also belon g to Evagrius. [A rece ntly publi sh ed wo rk att ributed to M aximus, w hose authe nt icity must also be conside red do ubtful, is a Life ,ifthe Vi~~ill, pr eser ved o nly in a Geo rgian trans latio n. See M ax ime le Coufcsscur, Vi<' dl' III Vi('~~c, cd .

After Theodore's death, Pope Martin I presided at the Lateran synod in October 649; Maximus, now almost seventy years old, along with the Greek monks in Rome, made an enormous contribution both to its preparation and to its realization. That the arrest of both the pope and Maximus was delayed for more than three years was due to the episode with Olympius, which we have already mentioned. After Olympius' fall from power, the emperor was free to move: onJune 17, 653, the pope was taken prisoner; Maximus and his companions were probably arrested at the same time.

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