Medieval Eastern Thought, Doctrine, and Theology: from Chalcedon to Palamas

TRH2401HS  L0101
Offered in Winter 2015  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Development of "Byzantine" and "Oriental" Orthodox mentalities and doctrines after the monophysite controversy and Council of Chalcedon; failure to heal this rift in theology for the next 200 years, even by two more ecumenical councils. Other theological issues of the period: grace and faith, epistemology and hesychasm, the Creed, and filioque. Selections from key Fathers of this era and from documents of 4th - 6th Councils.

Schedule: Monday, 19:00 to 22:00
Instructors: Richard Schneider
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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