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This ebook offers the 1st debate among the Anglo-Catholic stream Radical Orthodoxy and japanese Orthodox theologians. best foreign students supply new insights and reflections on quite a lot of modern concerns from a in particular theological and philosophical viewpoint. the traditional proposal of divine knowledge (Sophia) serves as a standard aspect of reference during this come across. either Radical and japanese Orthodoxy agree that the transfiguration of the realm in the course of the observe is on the very centre of the Christian religion. The e-book explores how this strategy of transformation could be envisaged in regards to epistemological, ontological, aesthetical, ecclesiological and political questions. individuals to this quantity contain Rowan Williams, John Milbank, Antoine Arjakovsky, Michael Northcott, Nicholas Loudovikos, Andrew Louth and Catherine Pickstock.

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Moreover, in the West the ongoing process of secularization has led to a revival of atheism and the advance of dechristianization. The ‘radical orthodox’ project of a post-secular theology and politics can learn from the contemporary Orthodox attempt to overcome a postC hristian society after the historical reality of atheist Bolshevism. Second, in its pursuit of a Christian political and economic alternative, Radical Orthodoxy would benefit from Eastern Orthodox economic theory and social teaching.

This can be formulated as follows: the subject and the object are characterized, first, by the predication of one by the other, secondly, by the transformation of the object by the word of the subject, and thirdly, by the recognition of this transformation in terms of the verb ‘to be’ – as a result of which the subject and the object are recognized as the same. Grammatically, this means that the sole subject exists as itself in the noun, through itself in the object, and as and through itself in the verb ‘to be’.

T he symphonia between Church and the Byzantine Empire was not based upon ethnic identity. Up to the eighteenth century, Orthodox parishes in the diaspora (outside the Ottoman Empire) usually had a multi-ethnic character. Thereafter conflicts based on ethnic differences became more and more frequent. In 1872 the Synod of Constantinople declared ethnophyletismos, the term used for nationalism, a heresy. But this could not stop the development of national Churches, which had already started in the 1830s.

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