Canons to the Divine Transfiguration of the Savior
Kamariotis's canons have on the one hand an hymn character, on the other hand a dogmatic character. We can speak of a poetic preaching whose purpose is to glorify God, to praise the incomprehensible with the festive mind of the Transfiguration, but also to learn and clarify the Orthodox teaching, beyond heretical opinions and false teachings. Kamariotis, like a preacher, theologizes by teaching divine teachings. But what dominates is not the story or the description, but the laudatory, doxological tone, as well as the theological and analytical interpretation of the holiday. In general, we notice that the hymnography of Kamariotis is largely host in the fight against heterodoxy, heresy, reflecting the controversies close to his time, especially the hesychastic controversy. As the Feast of the Transfiguration provides a rich material for the analysis and development of arguments, due...
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