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The Cambridge companion to Orthodox Christian theology

Author: Mary Cunningham; Elizabeth Theokritoff
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge companions to religion.
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Orthodoxy, building on its patristic foundations, has blossomed in the modern period. This volume focuses on the way Orthodox theological tradition is understood and lived today. It explores the Orthodox understanding of what theology is: an expression of the Church's life of prayer, both corporate and personal, from which it can never be separated. Besides discussing aspects of doctrine, the book portrays the main  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Cunningham; Elizabeth Theokritoff
ISBN: 9780521864848 0521864844 9780521683388 0521683386
OCLC Number: 227031844
Description: xxv, 321 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Who are the Orthodox Christians? : a historical introduction / Mary B. Cunningham and Elizabeth Theokritoff --
pt. I. Doctrine and tradition. Scripture and tradition in the Church / Theodore G. Stylianopoulos --
Biblical interpretation in worship / Ephrem Lash --
God in Trinity / Boris Bobrinskoy --
Creator and creation / Elizabeth Theokritoff --
The human person as image and likeness of God / Nonna Verna Harrison --
Christ and salvation / Peter Bouteneff --
Eschatology / Hilarion Alfeyev --
The Church / Matthew Steenberg --
Theology of the icon / Mariamna Fortounatto and Mary B. Cunningham --
The spiritual way / John Chryssavgis --
pt. II. Contemporary Orthodox theology : its formation and character. Church fathers and the shaping of Orthodox theology / Augustine Casiday --
The patristic revival and its protagonists / Andrew Louth --
The Russian religious revival and its theological legacy / Michael Plekon --
Some key themes and figures in Greek theological thought / Athanasios N. Papathanasiou --
Personhood and its exponents in twentieth-century Orthodox theology / Aristotle Papanikolaou --
The witness of the Church in a pluralistic world : theological renaissance in the Church of Antioch / Nicolas Abou Mrad --
Russian theology after totalitarianism / Leonid Kishkovsky --
Orthodox Christianity in the West : the ecumenical challenge / John A. Jillions.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to religion.
Other Titles: Companion to Orthodox Christian theology
Responsibility: edited by Mary B. Cunningham and Elizabeth Theokritoff.

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