Religion 349

Late Antique and Byzantine Theological Texts

Full course for one semester. This course will investigate Hellenic and Christian philosophical theology in late antiquity and Byzantium. Primary focus will be upon the theological works of the philosopher Proclus, Dionysius the Pseudo-Areopagite, St. Maximus the Confessor, and St. Gregory Palamas. Secondary studies will include works by Armstrong, Losski, Gersh, Siorvanes, Meyendorff, and Louth. Primary texts will be examined in the original Greek and in translation. Prerequisite: Greek 110. Greek 210 is recommended. Lecture-conference. Cross-listed as Greek 249. Not offered 2008-09.

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