Cosmic Liturgy: The Universe According to Maximus the Confessor - Hans Urs von Balthasar

Cosmic Liturgy: The Universe According to Maximus the Confessor

Hans Urs von Balthasar

Overview

Maximus the Confessor, saint and martyr, is the theologian of synthesis: of Rome and Byzantium, of antiquity and the Middle Ages, reexcavating the great treasures of Christian tradition, which at that time had been buried by imperial and ecclesial censure. Von Balthasar was an authority on the Church Fathers--Irenaeus, Origen, Gregory of Nyssa, Augustine, and above all, Ma

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