Date of Award

2009

Document Type

Graduate Paper

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Theology

Department

School of Theology • Seminary

First Advisor

Columba Stewart, OSB

Abstract

This paper discusses what Hesychasm is, how Palamas defines the hesychast method of prayer, what sources he used to support this method, how he used his sources, how hesychasts were particularly instructed to pray and what role the body played in prayer.

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