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The Lineaments of the Macarian Vision

Marcus Plested

in The Macarian Legacy

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780199267798
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602139 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199267790.003.0003

Series: Oxford Theological Monographs

 The Lineaments of the Macarian Vision

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An outline of the sources, nature, and content of the Macarian writings. The chapter distinguishes and describes some of the main themes treated in this unsystematic, but fundamentally coherent, corpus: the mutual indwelling of man and God, cosmology and anthropology, Fall and spiritual struggle, prayer and the sacraments. It also emphasises the profoundly Trinitarian character of the Macarian spiritual vision.

Keywords: anthropology; baptism; Christ; cosmology; Fall; grace; heart; Hellenic; Holy Spirit; prayer; Syrian; Trinity

Chapter.  6628 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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