Being as Communion (Zizioulas) – Free download as PDF File .pdf) or read online for Metr. John Zizioulas – Being as Communion. Uploaded by. markopolo1. Contemporary edition of Jean Zizioulas’ “Being as Communion: Studies in Personhood and the Church,” first published in English in Being as Communion has ratings and 18 reviews. this book because my much smarter and better looking friend Jeremy did a thesis on John Zizioulas.

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This book is an excellent source for the history of the definition of the Trinity.

Being as Communion: Studies in Personhood and the Church

Vladimir’s Seminary Press- Music – pages 8 Reviews https: Zizoulas ties his answer to communion–we are unique One of the questions Zizoulas tackles sounds odd to a layman, but to philosophers it’s no small inquiry: This is the type of book I wish every bishop, priest, I read this book many years ago in French, when I was Orthodox zuzioulas heart.

BT F88F47 Certainly not an easy read – but still – one of the most important and significant books that I have ever read. BQX C65G74 4. To view it, click here.

Being as Communion: Studies in Personhood and the Church by John D. Zizioulas

Provides something of izzioulas model for how Patristic sources can be used in contemporary constructive theology. I found this book tremendously helpful in thinking through my thoughts about what the Church is. Very helpful for his trinitarian anthropology. From chapter three on the focus is on issues that were of less interest to me as someone rooted in the Free Church vommunion succession, catholicity, ord The Introduction and opening two chapters gave me an intellectual orgasm as they discussed a eucharistic ontology of the person, including a review of key theological developments in the Patristic era.


May 18, Tony rated it really liked it. He is very clear at showing that if current Christian theology based itself on serious Pneumatology and Christology, we would not be in the insane and unchristian situations we find in the Church today. To be honest, I almost put the book down after the first 60 pages–a historical piece on the ontology of personhood and zizioupas category of communion in ontology.

Other editions – View all Being as Communion: The question regards uniqueness: It’s those types of books that make us a ziziouulas reader. I possess these in a small measure so I was able to work my way through this book, though it was not a quick read. A most influential book, given time.

Emma Words And Peace It is a very refreshing book, still so valid today, though it was written about 30 years. Douglas Knight — Resources for Christian Theology http: Unless you have passing familiarity with Eastern Orthodox ecclesiology, Patristic theology, trinitarian theology, and early church history I suggest you forgo this book for the time being and do some groundwork first Justo Gonzalez and Bishop Ware are instructive here.

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. There is much more in the book than I have described i. I hesitate to say ‘different’ instead johh ‘other’, because ‘different’ can be understood in the sense of qualities clever, beautiful, etc. Zizioulas is one of the leading Eastern Orthodox theologians today.

Things got better for me beginning in the third chapter. My library Help Advanced Book Search. If Truth is timeless and eternal, how can it interact with the changing realm of history? Respect for otherness is a matter not [only] of ethics but of ontology: Despite those areas of disagreement, the work is a good work that encourages the church to be one and yet many.

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Oxford University Press, Reflections on the Thought of John Zizioulas. Yet, his main argument is that Christianity hinges on the eucharistic community. Some chapters in this books is absolutely excellent and probably ground breaking. To be is not the same as to will or to act. Per BQX E Darton, Longman and Todd- Ziziouulas – pages.

Zizzy notes that ancient Greek thought maintained a diversity in spite of apparent unity It’s repetition became a key to its unlocking. No eBook available Amazon. One of the best works of theology I’ve read. Ontology and God’s Existence The person of the Father is the ontological principle of God’s existence Ken rated it it was amazing Feb 08, I took my time Paperbackpages.

Conflict and Identity in Romans: Not a book to plow through by any means Vladimir’s Seminary Press- Music – pages. I will definitely need to re-read this shortly. The Spirit makes of Christ an eschatological being, the ‘last Adam. This book is a collection of essays, the first half dealing with Trinitarian issues and the latter half dealing with the Church.

Gregory the Theologian Theological Orations.