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The bride of the Lamb

The bride of the Lamb

Author: Sergiĭ Bulgakov
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans ; Edinburgh : T & T Clark, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Sergius Bulgakov is thought by many to be the twentieth century's foremost Russian Orthodox theologian. The Bride of the Lamb is widely regarded as Bulgakov's magnum opus and, even more, as one of the greatest works ever produced in the modern Orthodox tradition. This book is now available for the first time in English, complete with an introduction to Bulgakov and his theological context."

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Bulgakov, Sergeĭ Nikolaevich, 1871-1944.
Bride of the Lamb.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans ; Edinburgh : T & T Clark, 2002
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sergiĭ Bulgakov
ISBN: 0802839150 9780802839152 0567088715 9780567088710
OCLC Number: 47161604
Description: xviii, 531 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Creator and Creation --
The Creation of the World "Out of Nothing" --
Cosmism --
Dualism --
The Sophianicity of the World --
Platonism --
Aristotelianism --
Patristics --
Western Theology (Thomas Aquinas) --
"Creation Out of Nothing" --
The Eternity of Creation and the Temporality of Its Being --
The World Soul and Its Hypostases --
The Eternity and Temporality of Man --
Creaturely Freedom --
Evil --
Creaturely Limitedness and Imperfection --
Creaturely Freedom as the Possibility of Good and of Evil --
Original Sin --
God and Creaturely Freedom --
Divine Providence with Regard to the World --
Divine Providence with Regard to Man --
Divine Causality and Creaturely Freedom --
The Problem of Predestination --
God and Creaturely Freedom --
The Church, History, and the Afterlife --
The Church --
The Essence of the Church --
The Church as a Sacramental and Hierarchical Organization --
The Limits of Sacramentalism --
Grace --
History --
Death and the State after Death --
Eschatology --
Parousia, Resurrection, and the City of God --
The End of This Age --
The Parousia --
The Transfiguration of the World --
The Universal Resurrection --
Judgment and Separation --
The Eternal in the Temporal (On the Eternity of Bliss and Torments) --
The City of God.
Other Titles: Nevi︠e︡sta Agnt︠s︡a.
Responsibility: Sergius Bulgakov ; translated by Boris Jakim.


Sergius Bulgakov (1871-1944) was the 20th-century's foremost Russian Orthodox theologian. This book is regarded as his magnum opus and one of the greatest works of the modern Orthodox church. This  Read more...


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