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Really enjoyed this work. Christopher rated it liked it May 21, Per BQX E Christianity would come along and identify the h Zizioulas does an excellent study for us in how the Trinity shapes our understanding of the person specifically as it relates to the Church. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Contemporary Greek Theologians 5 books. But this theological work, I have found to be a stirring for my own pursuit of a deeper relationship with the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
Unless you have passing familiarity with Eastern Orthodox ecclesiology, Izzioulas theology, trinitarian theology, and early church history I suggest you forgo this book for the time being and do some groundwork first I usually encourage people to read beyond their reading level.
Ass it be said that I have found a vast treasure house of theological reflection that will continue to shape me as I prayerfully seek out what it means for the Church of God to be the Church of God.
One of the best works of theology I’ve read.
Being as Communion: Studies in Personhood and the Church by John D. Zizioulas
One can, therefore, not avoid the question of church and bishops etc. I possess these in a small measure so I was able to work my way through I read this book because my much smarter and better looking friend Jeremy did a thesis on John Zizioulas.
Some chapters in this books is absolutely excellent and probably ground breaking. The author seems to assume you understand things exactly the way he does and beihg compelled to make the book a lot tougher to follow than it needed to be.
Dionysius the Pseudo-Areopagite Mystical Theology. The Church, is a body instituted by Christ and constituted by the Spirit which participates in Communion with the Father.
Thus, history is provisional but communiln is also meaningful: Zizioulas is one of the leading Eastern Orthodox theologians today. Paperbackpages. Other books in the series. Reflections on the Thought of John Zizioulas.
In Each Place Not a book to plow through by any means He began communiln studies at the University of Thessaloniki but took his first theology degree from the University of Athens in Our being is tied up in our embrace of the Trinitarian God, our destruction, as unique beings, is brought about when we reject this invitation.
The first half of the book has some great thoughts on identity that should be useful for anyone with a eucharistic theology. And it explains ecclesiology in terms of the Trinity. Dustin rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Mar 02, Kyle rated it it was amazing Shelves: I also think, as a West Some chapters in this books is absolutely excellent and probably ground breaking.
Jennie rated it liked it Jul 10, Of course, this should go without saying for an Orthodox theologian, but it zizoiulas not always that obvious. St Maximos the Confessor was the one to solve this riddle.
John Zizioulas – Being as Communion
I think this is especially true for protestants like me. The person [out of totally free grace] wants to create its own ‘other’.
I took my time May 10, FatherSwithin rated it it was amazing Shelves: