Virtue is embodied deification.
- Aristotle Papanikolaou
I may have just stumbled across the quote that launches my Masters research, as well as what has to be the coolest name in theology at the moment.
The paper which this quote came from, delivered at the International Symposium on Maximus the Confessor in Belgrade a year ago, can be found here:
It is a simple and crucial outworking of Christian anthropology, and gets at what I want to get at in my future studies: creation and creatures as the bearers of divine glory through the process of transfiguration (that most neglected biblical concept in soteriological discussion).