Akindynos’ Role in the Hesychast Controversy

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Akindynos' Role in the Hesychast Controversy, University of Bern, March 15–16, 2019

This workshop examines the Hesychast Controversy and its protagonists in 14th-century Byzantium. It particularly focuses on Gregory Akindynos, Gregory Palamas' fiercest but least known opponent. The workshop is organised by the Research Group of the Swiss National Science Foundation Project "Akindynos and Palamas in Dispute on Divine Energies" and will bring together various international specialists in the field for the first time.


The workshop is open to the public. Participation is free. Advance registration is requested. Please register by February 28, 2019.