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Theodore the Stoudite: The Ordering of Holiness

Roman Cholij


This is the first modern study in English of the life and thought of the ninth-century Byzantine theologian and monastic reformer, Theodore the Stoudite. The book provides a guide to and a complete analysis of all the primary source material attributed to Theodore. If the monastic leader is considered in the context of the tradition to which he belonged, it is clear that his religious formation occurred within a widely established school of Basilian and Palestinian Christian thought. This encourages a fresh engagement with the subtleties in Theodore's behaviour towards the Byzantine religious ... More

Keywords: Byzantine theologian, Theodore the Stoudite, monastic leader, sacramental mysteries, Palestinian Christian thought, secular leaders, Orthodox sacramental tradition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199566976
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566976.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roman Cholij, author