Orthodox Theology has 91 ratings and 6 reviews. David said: Read 21 December Review:What is listed an introduction to Orthodox theology, is in m. Orthodox Theology by Vladimir Lossky, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Vladimir Nikolaievich Lossky was an influential theologian of the Russian emigration. He was born in , then exiled from Russia in He moved to Paris.

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Vladimir Lossky

News of his Thought in the Context of Contemporary Theological Vladimir Lossky is an outstanding theologian of the Russian diaspora and, also, one of the most Remember me on this computer. My best advice is skip or rip out the introduction, dismiss Lossky’s mention of Meister Eckart, and keep in mind that with his mention of apocatastasis mentioned twice, I believe he is in error–well, at least depending upon what he exactly means by his use of the term.

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Want to Read saving…. Tradition and Traditions By Vladimir Lossky Tradition is one of these terms which, through being too rich in meanings, runs the risk of finally having none. He argued in The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church that theologians of the Orthodox tradition maintained the mystical dimension of theology in a more integrated way than those of the Catholic and Reformed traditions after the East—West Schism because the latter misunderstood such Greek terms as ousiahypostasistheosisand theoria.


At the time of his death inVladimir Lossky was orthodod known as one of the most brilliant Orthodox theologians of our century.

Losskyp. Nenad rated it it was amazing Jan 31, He has some familiarity with the Indian understanding of God which he occasionally brings in.

Losskj Jakim Grand Rapids, Mich. For those with my pre-corrected rough draft, I provide new chapters not formerly included in the prior edition. The Holy Spirit and the Christ being the hands of God the Father, reaching in from the infinite into the finite [d] see Irenaeus. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It investigates the fundamental questions Church theologian should ask in Cosmology, Christology, Sotereology, and Ecclesiology: This is not only due to secularization which has depreciated so many words of the theological vocabulary — ‘spirituality’, mysticism’, ‘communion’ — detaching them from their Christian context in order to make them the current coin of profane language.

Thus both tbeology variety of Christian teachings within history and their possible unity within tradition are integral to the subject matter One God, One Father. This is so primarily due to the fact that, See Wikipedia’s guide to writing better articles for suggestions.

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The triune God being of one essence or being, which is reflective of mankind hypostatically, inside out. Perhaps the introduction of some Eastern Orthodox theology may serve as a helpful remedy to the Neoplatonic impulses stemming from Augustine onward in the western tradition. Nov 17, Christian Proano rated it it was amazing. Rendering the Trinity as a mystery to be experienced in negative language alongside positive language is a Trinitarian theology of dialogue with what is describable in God and experience towards what is indescribable in God.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church. Losskypp. His interests lay in Greek Patristics and in Western medieval philosophy.

This section’s tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on Wikipedia. God and experience coming into the person from the external world and into the soul by the influence of the Holy Spirit. Dogmatic theology mystical theology.

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Almost all the fundmental principles of Christian doctrine are dealt with in this book. The Negative and the Positive Way iii. His critics oppose this same rationality and think that through it the distinctively Christian revelation of the triune God is reduced by an abstract and merely natural reasoning to the unity of an impersonal first principle.