The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church

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St Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1976 - Religion - 252 pages
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The Eastern Tradition ."..has never made a sharp distinction between mysticism and theology; between personal experience of the divine mysteries and the dogma affirmed by the Church." The term "mystical theology" denotes that which is accessible yet inaccessible; those things understood yet surpassing all knowledge.
 

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It is a very good reading on theology from Eastern Christian perspective. I found it sometimes difficult reading but only at the beginning. Portions on subjects such as Christ, Holy Spirit and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - matt - Christianbook.com

Lossky is a master. Western Christians would do well to explore their Eastern history with this short and powerful book. Mindaltering. Read full review

Contents

THEOLOGY AND MYSTICISM IN THE TRADITION OF THE EASTERN CHURCH page
7
THE DIVINE DARKNESS
23
GOD IN TRINITY
44
UNCREATED ENERGIES
67
CREATED BEING
91
IMAGE AND LIKENESS
114
THE ECONOMY OF THE SON
135
THE ECONOMY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
156
TWO ASPECTS OF THE CHURCH
174
THE WAY OF UNION
196
THE DIVINE LIGHT
217
THE FEAST OF THE KINGDOM
236
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