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Deification in Eastern Orthodox Theology

An Evaluation and Critique of the Theology of Dumitru Staniloae (Paternoster Biblical and Theological Monographs)

by Emil Bartos

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Published by Paternoster Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Orthodox Churches,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Theology - Biblical,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General,
  • Christianity - Orthodox Churches,
  • Christianity - Orthodox

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKallistos Ware (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8285051M
    ISBN 100853649561
    ISBN 109780853649564

      An Assessment of the Eastern Orthodox Doctrine of Deification from a Reformed Perspective To the Reformed ear, the word deification, or theosis, conjures up all sorts of negative undertones. The pagan notion of actually and ontologically becoming gods immediately arises from Western spectacles. Deification in the Eastern Orthodox Tradition | A popularly-written study of the biblical roots of the Eastern Orthodox Church's mystical understanding of the knowledge of God. This unique study brings together the best of contemporary exegesis with the tradition of Eastern Christianity and illustrates the biblical roots of the Eastern Church's understanding of grace as the energy of God.

    encountered sentence in Eastern theology in respect to the divine plan for man,” in Ryk, “The Holy Spi rit’s Role in the Deification of Man according to Contemporary Orthodox Theology (),” Diakonia (Fordham University) 10 (): ; , . by Matt Slick. Theosis is the belief, mostly found within the Eastern Orthodox Church, that Christians can experience a union with God and become like him so much that they participate in the divine concept is also known as deification. Theosis does not mean that they become Gods or merge with God but that they are deified.

    Get this from a library! Deification in Eastern Orthodox theology: an evaluation and critique of the theology of Dumitru Stăniloae. [Emil Bartos]. 12 Emil Bartos, Deification in Eastern Orthodox Theology (London: Patemoster Press, ). 13 Trevor Ling, A History of Religion East and West (Toronto: Macmillan Publisher, ). 14 Anthony co, A Theology of Atonement and Paul's Vision ofChristianity (Collegeville, MN.


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Beginning with the apophaticism that lies at the heart of Eastern theology, Bartos examines each of the key doctrines of anthropology, christology, soteriology and ecclesiology as they relate to deification in Staniloae's : Emil Bartos.

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Deification in Eastern Orthodox Theology by Emil Bartos, Kallistos Ware (Foreword by) Emil Bartos examines the doctrine of deification which provides the conceptual basis for the way Staniloae and other Orthodox theologians understand the major doctrines of the Christian faith.

'This is a book which deserves to be widely read and Author: Emil Bartos. Beginning with the apophaticism that lies at the heart of Eastern theology, Bartos examines each of the key doctrines of anthropology, christology, soteriology and ecclesiology as they relate to deification in Staniloae's : A unified soteriology for the whole church.

It is commonly claimed that Western Christianity teaches salvation as deliverance from sin through Jesus’s sacrifice on the cross, while Eastern Christianity teaches salvation as deliverance from death—and as deification—through Christ’s :   Late this year we shall have another book by a prominent and important scholar, an author whom I have interviewed on here before, whose voice as a Melkite priest within the contemporary academy is a rare and important one: Khaled Anatolios, Deification through the Cross: An Eastern Christian Theology of Salvation (Eerdmans, November ), pp.

Books shelved as theosis-deification: Welcome to the Orthodox Church: An Introduction to Eastern Christianity by Frederica Mathewes-Green, Letter and Spi. Buy Deification in the Eastern Orthodox Tradition: A Biblical Perspective (Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies) by Thomas, Stephen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Deification in Eastern Orthodox Theology book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Stephen Thomas. Deification in Eastern Orthodox Theology by Emil Bartos and Kallistos Ware Overview - In recent years, Eastern Orthodox thought has had an increasing influence on key aspects of contemporary Western Christian thought, particularly as regards the doctrine of the Trinity and mystical spirituality.

Deification in Eastern Orthodox Theology [Emil Bartos] is 20% off every day at In recent years, Eastern Orthodox thought has had an increasing influence on key aspects of contemporary Western Christian thought.

The Orthodox Doctrine of Deification Eric Hyde / Janu One of the doctrines that shocked me the most (if I can be so dramatic) early in my journey out of independent Evangelicalism and into Holy Orthodoxy was the doctrine of deification, or theosis.

The creative theology of this period in Russia even anticipated later developments in the West such as process theology (which has a strong affinity with The Urantia Book's concept of the Supreme Being) and the re-integration of feminine images of deity in Soloviev's school of "sophiology" (which echoes important themes in The Urantia Book).

Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Paternoster Theological Monographs: Deification in Eastern Orthodox Theology (Paperback) at What follows, in its entirety, is an essay on Deification from The Orthodox Study Bible which was written by Eastern Orthodox theologians for Eastern Orthodox readers.

It explains plainly, in layman’s terms, exactly what the Eastern Orthodox doctrine of deification is and is not. Question: "What is deification in the Eastern Orthodox Church?" Answer: Deification or theosis, according to Eastern Orthodoxy, is a process by which one becomes “one with God,” and this is seen as the goal of the Christian unity with God is a mystical concept that is often misunderstood by Western thinkers.

A popularly-written study of the biblical roots of the Eastern Orthodox Church’s mystical understanding of the knowledge of God. This unique study brings together the best of contemporary exegesis with the tradition of Eastern Christianity and illustrates the biblical roots of the Eastern Church's understanding of grace as the energy of God.

The book presents, in lay terms, the shape for an. In recent decades the doctrine of salvation has become a key issue in international ecumenical conversations between Lutherans and Roman Catholics and also between Lutherans and Eastern Orthodox. The Joint Declaration on Justificationbetween the Vatican and the Lutheran World Federation is a historic milestone in those efforts.

Advances in ecumenical conversations have 5/5(1). Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 3, results for Books: "orthodox theology" Introducing Eastern Orthodox Theology.

Eastern Orthodox theology is the theology particular to the Eastern Orthodox Church. It is characterized by monotheistic Trinitarianism, belief in the Incarnation of the essentially divine Logos or only-begotten Son of God, a balancing of cataphatic theology with apophatic theology, a hermeneutic defined by a polyvalent Sacred Tradition, a concretely catholic ecclesiology, a robust theology of the.

Probably the central idea of Eastern Orthodox theology is the concept of theosis, and Orthodox writers use this Greek word to refer both to humanity’s initial vocation (the task which God gave to Adam and Eve at creation) and to word theosis is translated ‘deification’ in English and is thus very problematic for most Western evangelicals.

Theosis. Theosis is the understanding that human beings can have real union with God, and so become like God to such a degree that we participate in the divine nature. Primarily a term found in Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox theology, from the Greek meaning deification or making divine, theosis is a concept derived from the New Testament regarding the goal of our relationship with the.Deification.

Deification is union with God's divine energy: "The idea of deification must always be understood in the light of the distinction between God's essence and His energies. Union with God means union with the divine energies, not the divine essence." (Ware, Timothy ().

The Orthodox Church (Kindle Locations ). Importantly, the Orthodox—many of whom had recently migrated west after the Russian Revolution—modified his argument in an important way. They accepted the idea that deification defines eastern Christianity, but for them, rather than being evidence of a great apostasy as Harnack taught, deification was the mark of true believers.

For the.