Created and Uncreated according to Theophanes of Nicea: A study in his teaching on creation

Abstract

The main topic of this doctoral dissertation is the distinction between created and uncreated in Theophanes’ of Nicea teaching on creation. This thesis has four parts. In the first part, we present the life and the works of Theophanes and the doctrine of creation in the 14th century hesychastic conflicts. In the second, we study the previous philosophical and patristic tradition of the doctrine of creation and the concept of the time according to the Fathers. The third part is focused on Theophanes’ teaching on creation, which is based on the distinction between created and uncreated. Finally, in the fourth part, we quest not only the relationship between Theophanes’ teaching and Scholastic theology, but also, the common and uncommon elements with the teaching of Thomas Aquinas. We try to distinguish those elements with the assistance of the Scholastic and the pro-Thomism byzantine theological views on the doctrine of creation in the 14th century. The contribution of this dissertation ...
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Handle URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10442/hedi/28972
ND
28972
Alternative title
Κτιστό και Άκτιστο στον Θεοφάνη Νικαίας: σπουδή στην περί δημιουργίας διδασκαλία του
Author
Toulis, Petros
Date
2012
Degree Grantor
Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki (AUTH)
Committee members
Τσελεγγίδης Δημήτριος
Σιάσος Λάμπρος
Αραμπατζής Χρήστος
Σταμούλης Χρυσόστομος
Κουρεμπελές Ιωάννης
Τσίγκος Βασίλειος
Κόλτσιου Άννα
Discipline
Humanities
Philosophy, Ethics and Religion
Keywords
Theophanes of Nicea; Created-Uncreated; Creation; Hesychasm
Country
Greece
Language
Greek
Description
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