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Collected studies of John A. McGuckin.

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Author: McGuckin, John Anthony
Published: Yonkers, New York : St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2017.
Topics: Christian literature, Early - History and criticism. | Fathers of the church. | Mysticism - Orthodox Eastern Church. | Spiritual life - Orthodox Eastern Church. | Bible. New Testament - Theology. | Orthodox Eastern Church - Doctrines.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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v.1 Witnessing the kingdom: studies in New Testament history et theology -- v.2 Seeing the glory: studies in patristic theology -- v.3 Illumined in the spirit: studies in Orthodox spirituality.
VOLUME 1. The sign of the prophet : the significance of meals in the doctrine of Jesus -- Jesus' self-designation as a prophet -- Sacrifice and atonement : an investigation into the attitude of Jesus of Nazareth towards cultic sacrifice -- Signs of the kingdom : a consideration of the relationship between the ancient doctrine of the kingdom of God and contemporary ethical decision-making -- The various "quests" for the historical Jesus -- The book of Revelation and Orthodox eschatology : the theodrama of judgment -- Authority, obedience, and the holiness of God : the New Testament sense of the kingdom -- The ambivalences of "seeing" the divine in the gospel narratives -- Christian asceticism : the early school of Alexandria -- Patterns of biblical exegesis in the Cappadocian fathers -- Eschatological horizons in the Cappadocian fathers -- Recent biblical hermeneutics in patristic perspective : the tradition of Orthodoxy.
VOLUME 2. The vine and the elm tree : the patristic interpretation of Jesus' teachings on wealth -- The Christology of the apostolic fathers -- Irenaeus of Lyons (130-200) : re-imagining the cosmos from the perspective of the oppressed -- Martyr devotion in the Alexandrian school : Origen to Athanasius -- Origen as literary critic in the Alexandrian tradition -- The changing forms of Jesus according to Origen of Alexandria -- Origen of Alexandria on the mystery of the pre-existent church -- Structural design and apologetic intent in Origen's commentary on John -- Exegesis and metaphysics in Origen's biblical philosophy -- "Perceiving light from light in light" (Oration 3i.3) : the Trinitarian theology of Saint Gregory the Theologian -- St. Basil the Great's exposition of Nicene Orthodoxy -- St. Gregory of Nyssa on the dynamics of salvation -- Deification in Greek patristic thought : the Cappadocian fathers' strategic adaptation of a tradition -- St. Cyril of Alexandria's miaphysite Christology and Chalcedonian dyophysitism -- Nestorius and the political factions of fifth-century Byzantium : factors in his personal downfall -- The Trinity in the Greek fathers -- The Holy Trinity as the dynamic of the world's salvation in the Greek Fathers -- The notion of the beautiful in Greek thought and its early Christian transfiguration -- The eros of divine beauty in St. Maximus the Confessor (c. 580-662).
VOLUME 3. Theotokos : the mother of God in the Later Patristic Period -- Origen on the glory of God -- The vision of God in St. Gregory Nazianzen -- The prayer of the heart in patristic & early Byzantine tradition -- Non-violence and peace traditions in early and Eastern Christianity -- The Christian sense of the desert -- A remembrance of Sedulius the Irishman : (Carmen 70) -- Christian spirituality in Byzantium -- The shaping of the soul's perceptions in the Byzantine ascetic Elias Ekdikos -- Embodying the new society : the Byzantine Christian instinct of philanthropy -- A neglected masterpiece of the Christian mystical tradition : the "Hymns of Divine Eros" by Symeon the new theologian (949-1022) -- St. Gregory Palamas and the "Triads in Defense of the Holy Hesychasts" -- The life and mission of St. Paisius Velichkovsky, 1722-94 : an early modern master of the Orthodox spiritual life -- Fr. Pavel Florensky and iconic dreaming -- The Jesus prayer -- The Rasskaz Strannika : a Russian pilgrim's way of prayer -- The "great mystery" of marital communion : reimagining Orthodox Christian foundations -- Orthodoxy and culture -- The issue of human rights in Byzantium & the Orthodox tradition.

Table of Contents for: Collected studies of John A. McGuckin