Christ in Eastern Christian Thought

by John Meyendorff

Publisher: St. Vladimir"s Seminary Press

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  • Religion,
  • Christian Theology - Christology,
  • Doctrines,
  • History,
  • History of doctrines,
  • Jesus Christ,
  • Orthodox Eastern Church,
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Although Christ in Eastern Thought is a wonderful book over all, it materially fails in its evaluation of the Cyrillian-Miaphysite Christology professed historically by St. Severus and contemporaneously by the Oriental Orthodox Churches.

Indeed, subsequent to the writing of Christ in Eastern Thought, in which Meyendorff acurately, if noisomely Cited by: Although Christ in Eastern Thought is a wonderful book over all, it materially fails in its evaluation of the Cyrillian-Miaphysite Christology professed historically by St.

Severus and contemporaneously by the Oriental Orthodox Churches. Indeed, subsequent to the writing of Christ in Eastern Thought, in which Meyendorff acurately, if noisomely /5(8). Christ in Eastern Christian Thought book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. COVID Resources.

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: Christ in Eastern Christian Thought () by John Meyendorff and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $29 - $ Theosis, or deification (deification may also refer to apotheosis, lit.

"making divine"), is a transformative process whose aim is likeness to or union with God, as taught by the Eastern Orthodox Church and Eastern Catholic a process of transformation, theosis is brought about by the effects of catharsis (purification of mind and body) and theoria.

This major study of Byzantine Christology is at the same time a study of the Orthodox understanding of man and his salvation.

Focusing on the concept of hypostasis or "person," Meyendorff states that "man is truly man when he participates in divine life [and] this participation in no way diminishes his authentically human existence, human energy, and will.".

Introducing Eastern Orthodox Theology is an absorbing account of Eastern Orthodox thought on key issues such as Trinity, Christ, sin, humanity and creation as well as praying, icons, the sacraments and liturgy.

A comprehensive introduction places the reader in the appropriate historical context for reading these essays.5/5(1). The scholarly literature on debates over Christian theology and practice is vast.

For early Christianity, see, for example, Bart D. Ehrman, Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew (New York: Oxford University Press, ). For Christian theological debates in the early United States, see E.

Brooks Holifield, Theology in America: Christian. Jesus, also called Jesus Christ, Jesus of Galilee, or Jesus of Nazareth, (born c. 6–4 bc, Bethlehem—died c. ad 30, Jerusalem), religious leader revered in Christianity, one of the world’s major is regarded by most Christians as the Incarnation of God.

The history of Christian reflection on the teachings and nature of Jesus is examined in the article Christology. The Eastern Orthodox Church is a Christian body whose adherents are largely based in the Middle East (particularly Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, and Palestine) and Turkey, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus (Georgia, Abkhazia, Ossetia etc.), with a growing presence in the western world.

Eastern Orthodox Christians accept the decisions of the first seven ecumenical. Christianity - Christianity - Eastern Christianity: The classic forms of Eastern Christian mysticism appeared toward the end of the 2nd century, when the mysticism of the early church began to be expressed in categories of thought explicitly dependent on the Greek philosophical tradition of Plato and his followers.

This intermingling of primitive Christian. Click to read more about Christ in Eastern Christian Thought by John Meyendorff. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5. ‎The Tao of Christ is a podcast which explores the mystical, intuitive, and contemplative side of Christianity.

It explores what has been historically called the unitive life and union with God. I call it Christian nonduality, nondualism, and unitive awareness. God has been speaking since the Big B 5/5(9). Home > Book: Christ in Eastern Christian Thought. Book: Christ in Eastern Christian Thought. Click to enlarge image(s) This major study of Byzantine Christology is at the same time a study of the Orthodox understanding of man and his salvation.

There is a great attraction among Western Christians to eastern forms, hoping to find a pathway to a deeper sense of God. In the course of these searches, it is often forgotten that there is a long tradition of Christian spirituality that can be drawn from.4/5. This book is a fresh re-examination of Nostradamus’s Century Quatrain 72 “King of Terror” since the world-ending comet failed to materialize in the yearmany naysayers and skeptics quite often use this quatrain as the number one proof-text to demonstrate that Nostradamus is nothing more than a charlatan and false prophet.

The book is a mix of travelogue, art history, church history and theology, as the authors examine ancient images of Christ's resurrection in both the East and the West. Tolle’s book or is unfamiliar with eastern religious philosophy.

As a result, I have purposefully summarized the information that follows into 10 main sub-points—all with a view to public readability.] Brief biographical background of Eckhart Tolle Eckhart Tolle was originally born () as Ulrich Tolle, but later changed.

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Anarchy and Christianity by Jacques Ellul. Dogmatics in Outline by Karl Barth. Incarnation by Thomas F. Torrance. One of the first areas where Eastern Christian spirituality converges with Eastern religions is the with diagnosis of the human condition.

All living things suffer, age and die. All three religious traditions—Eastern Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism—find this condition unnatural and untenable and seek a spiritual remedy for it. Believers Eastern Church is profoundly committed to the evangelical faith that brings transformation into the image of Christ (2 Cor.

) and partakes of the divine nature according to 2 Peter This spiritual journey of theosis is best accomplished through embracing the sacramental life and worship where God alone is the audience. There is a reason this book has sold over a million copies; it is remarkable, fascinating, maybe even a bit disturbing.

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For Christian theological debates in the early United States, see E. Brooks Holifield, Theology in America: Christian Thought from the Age of the Puritans to the Civil War (New Haven: Yale University Press, ).

Many Christians understand Revelation to mean that nothing can be added to the Bible. The warning in this scripture against."In recent years, many Western Christians have shown growing interest in what is usually thought of as a theme peculiar to the works of the Eastern Fathers: that committed participation in the life and prayer of the Church can open up for a believer the path to 'divinization' - to a geniune share by human creatures, through Christ and in the.38 In this book, Fox denies the existence of sin and the atonement of Christ, and declares that reality is merely the expression of inner thought.

39 Fox claims that the "Plan of Salvation," as he calls it, taught in evangelical Christianity, "is as completely unknown to the Bible as it .