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Inventing Latin Heretics: Byzantines and the Filioque in the Ninth Century PDF by Tia M. Kolbaba

Inventing Latin Heretics: Byzantines and the Filioque in the Ninth Century PDF by Tia M. Kolbaba

Inventing Latin Heretics: Byzantines and the Filioque in the Ninth Century

Focusing on the ninth century beginnings of Byzantine writings against the Latin addition of the Filioque to the creed, Inventing Latin Heretics illuminates several aspects of Byzantine thought their self definition, their theology, their uniquely constituted state based both on what they had to say for themselves and on modern approaches to the study of group identity, re Focusing on the ninth century beginnings of Byzantine writings against the Latin addition of the Filioque to the creed, Inventing Latin Heretics illuminates several aspects of Byzantine thought their self definition, their theology, their uniquely constituted state based both on what they had to say for themselves and on modern approaches to the study of group identity, religious conflict, and sociology of knowledge The book introduces the concept of heresiology in general, defining terms, summarizing a vast body of secondary scholarship, and bringing the history of Byzantine antiheretical texts down to the ninth century It discusses relations between Latin and Greek Christians before and into the time of Photios, as well as his knowledge of Latin customs The next chapters examine the transmission, form, and contents of the three anti Filioque texts attributed to Photios and other texts that exemplify what ninth century Byzantines were saying about Latin errors, raising textual questions that cannot be ignored and ultimately providing a window onto Byzantine mentalities

Title : Inventing Latin Heretics: Byzantines and the Filioque in the Ninth Century
Author :  Tia M. Kolbaba
Language : English
Isbn : 1580441335
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 214 pages

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