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This is one of those books that needs to be read at least four or five times.
The 'Popular Patristics Series' of St. Vladimir's Seminary Press presents this collection of critical writings by St. Maximus the Confessor (580-662).
St. Maximus very clearly articulates that when Jesus became man, humanity was infused with divinity.
I bought this thinking that it was actually Maximus the Confessor's writing. While the text is a masterful explanation of Maximus' theology, I would have preferred reading Maximus... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jo Madden
St. Maximus the Confessor, The Cosmic Mystery of Jesus Christ, translated by Paul M. Blowers and Robert Louis Wilken (Crestwood: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2003). Pp. 188. Read morePublished 2 months ago by dmlq48
The intro and selection of primary texts provide a good introduction to Maximus's thought. The translations are also reasonably accessible, especially given the dense Greek primary... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
The selections of this volume were made so as to coordinate and supplement, without duplication, with Maximus material already available in English translation. Read morePublished on April 1, 2009 by zat montieth