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Precedents for Palamas' essence-energies theology in the Cappadocian Fathers

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Following a brief summary of the main tenets of Palamas’ theology relating to the immanent divine ἐνέργειαι, this article will explore possible precedents for such a concept in the Cappadocian Fathers. The aim is twofold: first to argue against the exclusive use of ἐνέργεια language in attempting to outline precedents for Palamite thought in the Cappadocians, and second to propose a framework for discussing the topic in terms of sanctification and deification. Through such an approach, I c...

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10.1163/157007208X287661

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Oxford college:
Christ Church
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Author
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Vigiliae Christianae Journal website
Volume:
63
Issue:
1
Pages:
47-70
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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ISSN:
0042-6032
Language:
English
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uuid:1303ab02-9226-421d-8982-52af8c894b86
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ora:10092
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2015-02-18

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