Category Archives: Maximus the Confessor

The Whole Mystery of Christ

Chris Green and Jordan Wood converse on the theology of St Maximus the Confessor.

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The Radical Theology of Maximus the Confessor

“If the end point of Augustinian thought might be said to be the theology of Martin Luther, in which the essence of God is unattainable (nominalism), then the fulfillment of Origen’s theology must be found in the work of Maximus … Continue reading

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Jordan Daniel Wood on St Maximus the Confessor

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Jordan Wood Talks About St Maximus … Again!

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Jordan Daniel Wood on Maximus’ Theory of Sin

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“For the Divinity is Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and is in Father, Son and Holy Spirit”

God is one because there is one Divinity: unoriginate, simple, beyond being, without parts, indivisible. The Divinity is both unity and trinity — wholly one and wholly three. It is wholly one in respect of the essence, wholly three in … Continue reading

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Jordan Daniel Wood talks about St Maximus

Podcast on St Maximus the Confessor https://www.stbernards.edu/podcast/particular-good/009-creation-and-incarnation-maximus-the-confessor-with-jordan-daniel-wood

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“God by nature is always one and alone, substantively and absolutely, containing in Himself all-inclusively the totality of substantive being”

1. God is one, unoriginate, incomprehensible, pos­sessing completely the total potentiality of being, altogether excluding notions of when and how, inaccessible to all, and not to be known through natural image by any creature. 2. So far as we are … Continue reading

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