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Author: Samuel Kaldas

Abstract1

This paper explores the soul-body relation in the homilies of the fourth century Syrian writer known as Pseudo-Macarius or Macarius-Symeon. Through a close study of Macarius’ understanding and use of metaphor, I aim to partially unearth the conceptual and philosophical framework underlying his ascetic theology.

In: The Unity of Body and Soul in Patristic and Byzantine Thought