Maximus the Confessor also known as Maximus the Theologian and Maximus of Constantinople (c. 580 - 13 August 662) was a Christian monk, theologian, and scholar.
When one of his friends began espousing the Christological position known as Monothelitism, Maximus was drawn into the controversy, in which he supported an interpretation of the Chalcedonian formula on the basis of which it was asserted that Jesus had both a human and a divine will. Maximus is venerated in both Eastern Christianity and Western Christianity. His Christological positions eventually resulted in the mutilation of his tongue and right hand, after which he was exiled and died on August 13, 662 in Tsageri, Georgia.
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|Date published: || 2015|
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