Category Archives: Larchet, Jean-Claude

Jean-Claude Larchet on Maximus the Confessor: Were the righteous of the Old Covenant able to be divinized?

[I mentioned Jean-Claude Larchet and his book La divinisation de l’homme selon saint Maxime le Confesseur (The Divinization of Man According to Saint Maximus the Confessor) in a prior post.  Historically, divinization (theosis) has been a more important idea in … Continue reading

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Jean-Claude Larchet on Maximus the Confessor: The entitative dimension of the virtues

I’ve mentioned the seventh-century monk Maximus the Confessor only twice here before.  But my lack of referrals to him should not be taken to mean that he is not important to me, or that I don’t frequently go back to … Continue reading

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