The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church has ratings and 36 reviews. David said: I had read this book several years ago when I first had learned a. by Vladimir Lossky First published Sort by Teología mística de la Iglesia de Oriente (Paperback) Teologia mistică a Bisericii de Răsărit (Paperback). Vladimir Lossky, Teologia mistică a Bisericii de Răsărit, trad. Vasile. Răducă, Editura Anastasia, Bucureşti, , pp. See also David C. Dawson Vásguez.

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The saturated phenomenon does not allow for transcendental conditions, being a counter-experience rather than an experience, from Kantian standpoint.

Help Center Find new research papers in: He shows us how the doctrine of the Trinity pervades every aspect of Orthodox life and it’s beautiful, if you were wondering. Mar 29, David Mosley rated it it was amazing. Remember me on this computer. Aug 16, Laurence rated it liked it. Though I have great respect for great Western theologians such as St. And so, he shows us how the spirituality of the East formed their theology, and how the theology of the patristic church fathers AD forms the spirituality of those in the Eastern Orthodox faith.

In the space left, three steps will be taken: Dense, difficult, and occasionally overwhelming, Lossky’s Mystical Theology is one of the twentieth century’s most important works of Eastern Orthodox theology.

The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church

May 21, Brian Wilcox rated it it was amazing. Studii asupra fenomenelor saturate, trans. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. We cannot think we biserciii theological people if we avoid spirituality. For me, to use one example, the chapter about uncreated energies was immensely difficult and satisfying at the same time. Once the space of onto-theology is free from idols, God reveals Himself as a manifestation of the invisible within the visible: It also helps to teologgia at least a passing knowledge of Greek as many of the terms appear in Greek.


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He doesn’t give a description of what the Easter vigil looks like or why they use incense I still don’t know. If you are not a Christian, but are just seeking information, this is also a good one, although his references to “the west” and how they do things as opposed to the East might be confusing. I don’t think this was a short-coming.

In working through my BA in Bible and Theology at an Evangelical Friends college, I became familiar with the stock headings of systematic theology. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. No trivia or quizzes yet.

I waited for the usual “heading It’s clear that Lossky wants to “work on” the reader, and I Lossky’s work is a useful, impassioned overview of Bsiericii Orthodox theology and spirituality and what makes it different from Roman Catholic and Western spirituality.

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Deisis, As far as spiritual faith, beyond rationale religion, to me the Eastern Church is the most indepth-spiritually within the Christian communion. In the present essay I will attempt to put two thinkers face to face — a postmetaphysical philosopher, Jean-Luc Marion, and an Orthodox neo-patristic theologian, Vladimir Lossky — in order to find an answer to the question whether the relation between dogmata and apophaticism comes under metaphysics or post-metaphysics, and starting from here, to determine if a simultaneously very contemporary and very traditional postmetaphysical theology is possible.


Was a major text in its day, but much of it has not stood the test of time. Apr 04, Brian Cubbage rated it really liked it. The gaze is the one fabricating the idol, not vice-versa An interesting look at the Eastern Christian Church. Scanlon Bloomington – Indianapolis: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Other than that, listen to this http: Still, he captures the organic quality of Orthodoxy–the interconnectedness of dogma, ritual, and mysticism–as well as any other writer who has tackled this subject.

Where should we place the decisions of the ecumenical councils, which comprise the dogmatic formulae that became normative teachings of the faith for the entire Christian community?