The Body as Ritual Space: St. Maximos the Confessor and the Architecture of Deification

A Public Lecture by V. Rev. Archimandrite Maximos Constas

April 28, 2022 at 7pm

Maliotis Cultural Center
at Hellenic College Holy Cross
50 Goddard Ave
Brookline, MA 02445

The Pappas Patristic Institute at HCHC invites you to a public lecture to inaugurate the 2022 Colloquium on the Mystagogy of St Maximos the Confessor. In this lecture, Fr Maximos Constas will explore St Maximos’s commentary on the Divine Liturgy known as the Mystagogy, with special attention to the way in which the liturgical space of the church is mapped onto the interior space of the soul in a reciprocal exchange of sacred architecture and the body.

Free and Open to the Public. Reception to follow.

Fr Maximos Constas is Director of the Pappas Patristic Institute and Professor of Patristics and Orthodox Spirituality at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.

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