Communion and Otherness Hardback
Further Studies in Personhood and the Church
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Communion and Otherness
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With a constant awareness of the deepest existential questions of today, Metropolitan John probes the Christian tradition and highlights the existential concerns that already underlay the writings of the Greek fathers and the definitions of the early ecumenical councils. In a vigorous and challenging way, he defends the freedom to be other as an intrinsic characteristic of personhood, fulfilled only in communion.
After a major opening chapter on the ontology of otherness, written specially for this volume, the theme is systematically developed with reference to the Trinity, Christology, anthropology and ecclesiology. Another new chapter defends the idea that the Father is cause of the Trinity, as taught by the Cappadocian fathers, and replies to criticisms of this view. The final chapter responds to the customary separation of ecclesiology from mysticism and strongly favours a mystical understanding of the body of Christ as a whole. Other papers, previously published but some not easily obtainable, are all revised for their inclusion here.
This is a further contribution to dialogue on some of the most vital issues for theology and the Church from one of the leading figures in modern ecumenism.
Communion and Otherness by Zizioulas was published by Continuum in November 2006 and is our 47744th best seller. The ISBN for Communion and Otherness is 9780567031471.
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|Author / Artist||Zizioulas|
|Publisher||Continuum (November 2006)|
|Number of Pages||330|
|Page last updated||18th October 2017|