The Filioque: History of a Doctrinal Controversy

Paperback | December 15, 2012

byA. Edward Siecienski

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The Filioque: History of a Doctrinal Controversy is the first complete English language history of the filioque written in over a century. Beginning with the biblical texts and ending with recent agreements on the place and meaning of the filioque, this book traces the history of the doctrineand the controversy that has surrounded it. From the Greek and Latin fathers, the ninth-century debates, and the Councils of Lyons and Ferrara - Florence, to the twentieth- and twenty-first century - theologians and dialogues that have come closer than ever to resolving this contentious issue, A.Edward Siecienski explores the strange and fascinating history behind one of the greatest ecumenical rifts in Christendom.

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The Filioque: History of a Doctrinal Controversy is the first complete English language history of the filioque written in over a century. Beginning with the biblical texts and ending with recent agreements on the place and meaning of the filioque, this book traces the history of the doctrineand the controversy that has surrounded it. ...

A. Edward Siecienski is Associate Profesor of Religion and Pappas Professor of Byzantine Culture and Religion at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:December 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction1. The Procession of the Holy Spirit in the New Testament2. The Greek Fathers3. The Latin West4. Maximus the Confessor5. The Filioque from the Seventh to the Eleventh Century6. The Filioque from the Eleventh to the Thirteenth Century7. The Council of Lyons to the Eve of Ferrara-Florence8. The Council of Ferrara-Florence (1438-39)9. From Florence to the Modern Era10. The Twentieth and Twenty-first CenturiesEpilogueNotesBibliographyIndex