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Byzantine theology

John Meyendorff

Byzantine theology

historical trends and doctrinal themes

by John Meyendorff

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Published by Fordham University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orthodox Eastern Church -- Doctrines.

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    StatementJohn Meyendorff.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 243 p. ;
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14238363M

    The largely positive response which met Byzantine Theology seems to indicate that the attempt at combining the historical and the systematic methods of approach to the subject was basically justified. There was, however, a risk of misunderstanding the use of any adjective in the title, and particularly the adjective "Byzantine," to define. Antonio Rigo is Professor of Byzantine Philology and Christianity at the University of Venice Ca' Foscari. His research focuses on religious life in Byzantium, with special emphasis on ascetical and mystical literature, heresiology, and theology during the Paleologan period.

    With nea cataloged items, periodicals and a growing catalog of electronic resources, the Byzantine Catholic Seminary Library holds a specialized collection of unique items in the field of Eastern Catholic theology and music as well as Eastern European history. Get this from a library! Byzantine theology: historical trends and doctrinal themes. [John Meyendorff] -- Here, for the first time in English, is presented a synthesis of Byzantine Christian thought. The reader is guided through its complexities to an understanding of Byzantium: its view of man and his.

    Genre/Form: Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Meyendorff, John, Byzantine theology. New York: Fordham University Press. The era of Byzantine theology came to an end with the fall of the great city of _____ in Constantinople. Peter Abelard's "The Four Books of the Sentences" required students to engage the theology of which theologian? Augustine. Which scholar produced the first printed text of the Greek New Testament?.


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From the Back Cover. The aim of this book is to describe the categories of theological thought as they were shaped in the framework of Byzantine Christian civilization, its philosophy of life, its liturgy, and its art, and as they persist in contemporary Eastern Orthodoxy.

The central theme, or intuition, of Byzantine theology is Cited by: An encyclopedic, dense, academic, and fascinating book tracing trends and themes in Byzantine theology and comparing, often, comparing it to Roman Catholic theology.

As a non-academic, non-religious, lay person I cam at this from the points of view of history and philosophy/5. Byzantine Theology: Historical Trends and Doctrinal Themes. John Meyendorff. Fordham Univ Press, - Philosophy - pages.

1 Review. For over a thousand years, Eastern Christendom had as its 5/5(1). The aim of Byzantine Theology is to describe the categories of theological thought as they were shaped in the framework of Byzantine Christian civilization, its philosophy of life, its liturgy, and its art as they exist in contemporary Eastern Orthodoxy.

The central theme, or intuition, of Byzantine theology is that man's nature is not a static, 'closed, ' autonomous entity, but a dynamic Pages: The writings of Dionysios the Areopagite that made their appearance in Byzantine intellectual history in the first third of the sixth century present a view of God and the created order Byzantine theology book was hugely influential among the Byzantines.

Dionysios introduced into Byzantine theology the term (of Neoplatonic inspiration). St Vladimir's Seminary Press, - Religion - pages 2 Reviews "This book taps the vein of the blending of theology and art in the Middle Ages, in 5/5(2).

This text of Canon 19 of the Council in Trullo () reflects the traditionalist and conservative character of the Byzantine, approaches to theology and to exegesis in particular, and explains the presence in all monastic and private libraries of Byzantium.

The aim of this book is to describe the categories of theological thought as they were shaped in the framework of Byzantine Christian civilization, its philosophy of life, its /5(). BYZANTINE THEOLOGY Byzantine theology is used here to designate the writings and thoughts of Eastern writers from the patristic age to the end of the Byzantine empire indicated by the fall of Constantinople inwhen it came to be called more properly Greek theology.

The Immaculate Conception's Roots in Byzantine Theology In some circles both Orthodox and Protestant, the modern Marian definitions dogmatically promulgated by the popes of Rome in and are thought to be problematic. : St John Damascene: Tradition and Originality in Byzantine Theology (Oxford Early Christian Studies) (): Louth, Andrew: BooksCited by: 5.

Although the art, monasticism, and spirituality of Byzantium have come to be recognized as inspirational and influential in the shaping of Eastern European civilization, and of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance as well, the West has been in the main ignorant of the historical evolution and the doctrinal significance of Byzantine theology.

This book attempts to describe the major historical trends of Byzantine theology, always relating them to its main theme, and, in a second part, to show, in a more systematic form, that the results of Byzantine theological thought can also be envisaged as a synthesis.

Section 1 attempts to situate Byzantine philosophy in the general context of Byzantine culture and education, and to give a brief survey of the more important philosophical authors and their works.

For Section 2, we have made a selection of two especially significant topics in the fields of natural philosophy and metaphysics. Buy a cheap copy of Byzantine Theology: Historical Trends book by John Meyendorff. For over a thousand years, Eastern Christendom had as its center the second capital of the Roman Empire-Constantinople, the New Rome,or by:   Eastern Churches, like the Byzantine Catholic Church, differs from that of the Roman Catholic Church in terms of the emphasis put on other aspects of theology.

The liturgical worship rites are also different including the canonical discipline and language used. The Byzantine Rite was first used in the Ukrainian Lutheran Church. The first published Liturgy of the Eastern Rite was in The English text of the rite now in use is almost identical to that of the original printing.

Some contemporary communities, such as St. Alexis Torrance specializes in the fields of Greek Patristics and Byzantine Theology. His work concentrates on theological anthropology, sanctity, monasticism, and the history of doctrine. He likewise has a strong interest in modern Eastern Orthodox thought and East-West relations.

Website. Contact. Malloy () [email protected] Theology and Poetry in Early Byzantium examines the kontakia and thought-world of Romanos the Melodist, the sixth-century hymnographer whose vibrant and engaging compositions had a far-reaching influence in the history of Byzantine liturgy.

His compositions bring biblical narratives to life through Cited by: 1. Although the art, monasticism, and spirituality of Byzantium have come to be recognized as inspirational and influential in the shaping of Eastern European civilization, and of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance as well, the West has been in the main ignorant of the historical evolution and the doctrinal significance of Byzantine : Fordham University Press.

Distinctive - For more than 60 years, BCS has provided students with excellent education in Byzantine Christian theology. Byzantine Catholic Seminary Perrysville Avenue Pittsburgh, PA Phone:   The legacy, which Byzantine theology was to inherit, cannot be understood properly without an understanding of the entire legacy, which it inherited.

And there is a special concern, for Byzantine theology—indeed Byzantium itself—has been understood but little in the West. For several reasons, Western Christianity somehow keeps pace even if.John Meyendorff (French: Jean Meyendorff; Russian: Ива́н Феофи́лович Мейендо́рф, tr.

Iván Feofílovich Meyendórf; Febru – J ) was a leading theologian of the Orthodox Church of America as well as a writer and teacher. He served as the dean of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in the United States until J