Maximus of Constantinople, Saint

Maximus of Constantinople, Saint
Maximus of Constantinople, Saint
Also known as Maximus the Theologian or Maximus Confessor. Monk, abbot, wrote on ascetic mysticism, and on the Incarnation against the Monothelites. Died in exile, 662

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