Alexis Torrance

Alexis Torrance

Assistant Professor

Primary Field of Study: History of Christianity

Education

DPhil. University of Oxford

Research and Training Interests

Dr Torrance is currently completing a monograph entitled "Perfect man: the human ideal in Byzantine theology"

Publications

Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition: Early, Medieval, and Modern Perspectives. Co-edited with Symeon Paschalidis. London: Routledge, 2018.

"Scaling the text: the ambiguity of the book in John Climacus," Byzantinische Zeitschrift 111:3 (2018).

"Receiving Palamas: the case of Cyprus, 1345–1371," Analogia 4 (2018), 115–33.

Individuality in Late Antiquity. Co-edited with Johannes Zachhuber. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2014.

Repentance in Late Antiquity: Eastern Asceticism and the Framing of the Christian Life, ca. 400–650. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Biography

Alexis Torrance specializes in the fields of Greek Patristics and Byzantine Theology. His work concentrates on theological anthropology, sanctity, monasticism, and the history of doctrine. He likewise has a strong interest in modern Eastern Orthodox thought and East-West relations.

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Contact

339 Malloy
(574) 631-0755
atorran1@nd.edu