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I Know You Above All; I Know You Not
St. Maximus the Confessor on Divine and Human Knowledge and Love

20/2 - Fall 2015, pages 139-156
Date of online publication: 09 July 2016
Date of publication: 30 December 2015


This essay considers distinct ways of understanding these complexities, specifically by reference to the anthropological and metaphysical thought of St. Maximus the Confessor. Maximus’ understanding of human knowledge and volition and desire are interpreted in light of his commitments concerning doctrine of God, read through his systematic correction of a broadly “Origenist” aversion to metaphysical motion.


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Monroe, Ty. “I Know You Above All; I Know You Not: St. Maximus the Confessor on Divine and Human Knowledge and Love.” Forum Philosophicum 20, no. 2 (2015): 139–56. doi:10.35765/forphil.2015.2002.13.


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