The Mystagogy of the Holy Spirit (The Fathers of the church)

The Mystagogy of the Holy Spirit The Fathers of the church Mr Farrell has given us a text which is faithful to Saint Photios original Greek text a theological overview of the filioque controversy an essential controversy in the history of the whole Church tha

  • Title: The Mystagogy of the Holy Spirit (The Fathers of the church)
  • Author: Photius Joseph P. Farrell
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  • Page: 334
  • Format: Paperback
  • Mr Farrell has given us a text which is faithful to Saint Photios original Greek text a theological overview of the filioque controversy an essential controversy in the history of the whole Church that is not too technical to be understood by an untrained theologian and an historical view of this subject and Saint Photios that presents no problem to the reader Mr Farrell has given us a text which is faithful to Saint Photios original Greek text a theological overview of the filioque controversy an essential controversy in the history of the whole Church that is not too technical to be understood by an untrained theologian and an historical view of this subject and Saint Photios that presents no problem to the reader untrained in historical investigation His is not the only translation to be had in a modern language, but it certainly is the only translation which consciously attempts to reach the average Orthodox reader introducing the faithful to the inner spirit of the Patristic witness Archmandrite Chrysostomos

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  • Photius Joseph P. Farrell

    Photios I fo s Greek , Ph tios c 810 c 893a , also spelled Photius or Fotios, was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 858 to 867 and from 877 to 886 He is recognized in the Eastern Orthodox churches as St Photios the Great.Photios is widely regarded as the most powerful and influential Patriarch of Constantinople since John Chrysostom, and as the most important intellectual of his time, the leading light of the ninth century renaissance He was a central figure in both the conversion of the Slavs to Christianity and the Photian schism.Photios was a well educated man from a noble Constantinopolitan family Photius s great uncle was the previous Patriarch of Constantinople, Tarasius He intended to be a monk, but chose to be a scholar and statesman instead In 858, Emperor Michael III r 842 867 deposed Patriarch Ignatius of Constantinople, and Photios, still a layman, was appointed in his place Amid power struggles between the pope and the Byzantine emperor, Ignatius was reinstated Photios resumed the position when Ignatius died 877 , by order of the Byzantine emperor The new pope, John VIII, approved Photios s reinstatement Catholics regard a Fourth Council of Constantinople Roman Catholic as anathematizing Photios as legitimate Eastern Orthodox regard a second council named the Fourth Council of Constantinople Eastern Orthodox , reversing the first, as legitimate The contested Ecumenical Councils mark the end of unity represented by the first seven Ecumenical Councils.

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