The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church

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James Clarke & Co, Aug 1, 1991 - Religion - 252 pages
Through a combination of careful scholarship and the warmth of the deep personal devotion of the author, this book provides the authoritative English study of Eastern orthodox theology. Lossky's account makes clear the profound theological differences between East and West, as well as offering an important contribution to ecumenism and to the life of Christian devotion. The tradition of the Eastern Church is presented as a mystical theology with doctrine and experience mutually supporting each other.
 

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I had read this book several years ago when I first had learned about the Orthodox Church and was trying to find out more about. I don't remember my reaction to it much other than that I was deeply ... Read full review

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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

Contents

Theology and Mysticism in the Tradition of the Eastern Church
7
Chapter Two The Divine Darkness
23
Chapter Three God in Trinity
44
Chapter Four Uncreated Energies
67
Chapter Five Created Being
91
Chapter Six Image and Likeness
114
Chapter Seven The Economy of the Son
135
Chapter Eight The Economy of the Holy Spirit
156
Chapter Nine Two Aspects of the Church
174
Chapter Ten The Way of Union
196
Chapter Eleven The Divine Light
217
The Feast of the Kingdom
236
Back cover
250
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