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Uses and Abuses of Spiritual Authority in the Writings of St. Symeon the New Theologian

Hannah Hunt

in The Philokalia

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780195390261
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199932931 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390261.003.0013
Uses and Abuses of Spiritual Authority in the Writings of St. Symeon the New Theologian

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This chapter gives an analysis of the role of the church in the Philokalia. It concludes that the church is everywhere present, though not explicit on the pages of the Philokalia.

Keywords: church; ecclesiology; Philokalia; sacraments; sacramental theology; Athos

Chapter.  6792 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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