The Cambridge Companion to Orthodox Christian Theology
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Cambridge Companion to Orthodox Christian Theology by Dr. Mary B. Cunningham
Book DescriptionOrthodox Christian theology is often presented as the direct inheritor of the doctrine and tradition of the early Church. But continuity with the past is only part of the truth; it would be false to conclude that the eastern section of the Christian Church is in any way static. Orthodoxy, building on its patristic foundations, has blossomed in the modern period. This volume focuses on the way Orthodox theological tradition is understood and lived today. It explores the Orthodox understanding of what theology is: an expression of the Church's life of prayer, both corporate and personal, from which it can never be separated. Besides discussing aspects of doctrine, the book portrays the main figures, themes and developments that have shaped Orthodox thought. There is particular focus on the Russian and Greek traditions, as well as the dynamic but less well-known Antiochian tradition and the Orthodox presence in the West.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521864848
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This Companion focuses on the way Orthodox theological tradition is understood and lived today.
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Author Biography - Dr. Mary B. Cunningham
Mary Cunningham is a Lecturer in Theology at the University of Nottingham. Her publications include Faith in the Byzantine World (2002). Elizabeth Theokritoff is an independent scholar and translator, with particular interests in liturgical theology and theology of creation. She has lectured and led workshops widely and published numerous articles.
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