Professor Andrew Louth explores the essential interdependence of theology (even in its most academic form) and spirituality. Each interprets, informs and perfects the other, and both meet in contemplation – which in turn leads to love for our neighbour in God, and to compassion.
Theology and Spirituality
LENGTH: 20 pages
Fairacres Publications 55
1976 Rev 1978 5/2000
Spirituality and even the most academic theology are interdependent and meet in contemplation, leading to compassion and love of neighbour.
140 x 210 mm
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Andrew Louth, an Orthodox priest, is Professor of Patristic and Byzantine Studies at the University of Durham, where he has taught since 1996. He taught previously in the Universities of Oxford and London and is an expert in the history and theology of Eastern Christianity. He is the author of many books, including ‘The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition’, ‘Discerning the Mystery’, ‘Denys the Areopagite’ and ‘Maximus the Confessor’.
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