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by Altar Server
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Is Eastern Catholic theology and doctrine the same as in the Latin Right of the church if not what are some of the similarities and differences?
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by Apotheoun
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Originally Posted by ajk
Personally I think that the concept of "energies" has weaker doctrinal and theological basis than the filioque.

Personally I think that your viewpoint is theologically untenable.


Below are some helpful texts that discuss the Eastern position on this issue:


Henny Fiska Hagg. Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Apophaticism. Oxford University Press, 2006.

Richard Haugh. Photius and the Carolingians: The Trinitarian Controversy. Belmont, MA: Nordland Publishing Company, 1975.

Hussey, M. Edmund. The Doctrine of the Trinity in the Theology of Gregory Palamas. (Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Publishing, 1972.

George Maloney, S.J. A Theology of Uncreated Energies. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Marquette University Press, 1978.

John Meyendorff. Byzantine Theology. New York: Fordham University Press, 1979, pp. 91-94.

Aristeides Papadakis. Crisis in Byzantium: The Filioque Controversy in the Patriarchate of Gregory II of Cyprus (1283–1289). New York: Fordham University Press, 1983.

Aristeides Papadakis. The Christian East and the Rise of the Papacy. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1994, pp. 232-238 and 379-408.

Pentecost, Scott F. Quest for the Divine Presence: Metaphysics of Participation and the Relation of Philosophy to Theology in St. Gregory Palamas’s Triads and One Hundred and Fifty Chapters. (Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Dissertation Services, 1999.

Duncan Reid. Energies of the Spirit: Trinitarian Models in Eastern Orthodox and Western Theology. Atlanta, Georgia: Scholars Press, 1997.

A. Edward Siecienski. The Use of Maximus the Confessor's Writing on the Filioque at the Council of Ferrara-Florence (1438–1439). Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Dissertation Services, 2005.
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