The Theology of John Zizioulas: Personhood and the Church by Douglas H. Knight

By Douglas H. Knight

John Zizioulas is broadly known because the most important Orthodox theologian of the final part century and acclaimed recommend of ecumenism. From his indepth wisdom of the highbrow assets of the Church, Zizioulas has argued that the Church Fathers symbolize a profound account of freedom and group that represents a thorough problem to fashionable debts of the individual. Zizioulas makes use of the paintings of the Fathers to make an enormous contrast among the individual, who's outlined through a group, and the person who defines himself in isolation from others, and who sees group as a probability to his freedom. Zizioulas argues that God is the foundation of freedom and neighborhood, and that the Christian Church is where during which the individual and freedom come into being. This quantity bargains a serious appraisal of the theology of John Zizioulas. prime Anglican, Reformed, Catholic and Orthodox overseas students, together with Colin Gunton, Nicholas Loudovikos, Paul McPartlan, Wolfhart Pannenberg and Philip Rosato current essays which examine Zizioulas' trinitarian doctrine of God, and his theological account of the Church because the position during which freedom and communion are actualised. Many contain discussions of Zizioulas' Being as Communion in addition to different lesser recognized works, now on hand in Communion and Otherness. jointly they symbolize an unrivalled creation to the paintings of this nice theologian.

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The Theology of John Zizioulas: Personhood and the Church

John Zizioulas is broadly recognized because the most vital Orthodox theologian of the final part century and acclaimed suggest of ecumenism. From his indepth wisdom of the highbrow assets of the Church, Zizioulas has argued that the Church Fathers signify a profound account of freedom and neighborhood that represents an intensive problem to trendy debts of the individual.

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