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The Orthodox hesitation: Church, State and nation

John Anderson

in Christianity and Democratisation: From Pious Subjects to Critical Participants

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077388
eISBN:
9781781702000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077388.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses the engagement of the Orthodox tradition with democratic ideas, specifically assessing the issues relating to the relationship of the Orthodox Church to the State and to the ... More


General Conclusion

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book has demonstrated that all major ideas of Symeon the New Theologian are rooted in Orthodox tradition and that his teaching corresponds to the ideas of preceding Fathers, including Gregory ... More


Theodore the Stoudite: The Ordering of Holiness

Roman Cholij

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199566976
eISBN:
9780191701993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566976.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This is the first modern study in English of the life and thought of the ninth-century Byzantine theologian and monastic reformer, Theodore the Stoudite. The book provides a guide to and a complete ... More


Introduction

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Symeon the New Theologian is one of the most outstanding Fathers of the Eastern Church. Almost ten centuries after his death, his teachings on the vision of God as light, on sanctity and dispassion, ... More


Symeon and Holy Scripture

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines Symeon the New Theologian's scriptural background, that is, his ways of approaching, studying and interpreting the Bible. Symeon's biblical exegesis might be defined as his own ... More


Symeon and Divine Worship

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Divine worship occupies a very important place in the life of a monk, who usually spends many hours a day in church. Symeon the New Theologian, who lived all the time in cenobitic monasteries, must ... More


Symeon’s Theology as Based on that of the Church Fathers

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Ascetical and mystical themes predominate in the literary heritage of Symeon the New Theologian, but he also discusses many theological themes. This chapter points out the most indicative items of ... More


Hierarchy and Love in St. Dionysius the Areopagite

Eric D. Perl

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251445
eISBN:
9780823252909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251445.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The idea that human beings, as rational persons, made “in the image and likeness of God,” are radically set apart from and above all lesser beings is often pointed to, with some justice, as one of ... More


Nature and Creation: A Comment on the Environmental Problem from a Philosophical and Theological Standpoint

Nikos Nissiotis

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251445
eISBN:
9780823252909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251445.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers a philosophical and theological critique on the environmental problem. From this it has become apparent what honor and respect for the material nature of the environment and of ... More


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