Theology Without Boundaries: Encounters of Eastern Orthodoxy and Western Tradition / Edition 1

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Overview

In this book, Carnegie Samuel Calian, who was baptized in the Eastern tradition and raised a Protestant, promotes greater dialogue and exchange among Christians of the East and West. He seeks to make Christians aware of the diversity of faith and offers suggestions and insight to this end.

Baptized in the Eastern tradition and raised as a Protestant, Calian promotes greater dialogue and exchange among Christians of the East and West, seeks to make Christians aware of the diversity of faith, and offers suggestions and insights to this end.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664251567
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/1992
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.99 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author


Carnegie Samuel Calian is the former President and Professor Emeritus of Theology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the author of several Westminster John Knox Press books, including The Ideal Seminary and Survival or Revival. He is currently Visiting Professor of Strategy, Organizations, Leadership, and Ethics at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Pt. 1 Eastern Orthodoxy and the Spirit of Renewal
1 Ecumenical Councils and the Spirit 3
2 Holy Spirit and the Historical Process 17
3 Patriarch Lucaris's Calvinistic Confession 28
Pt. 2 Challenges to Eastern Orthodoxy and the Future
4 The Question of Authority: An Ecumenical Crossroad 45
5 Empowering Theology: The Prayers of Interiority 51
6 Nationalism, Modernization, and Orthodoxy in the Balkans 67
7 Secularized Spirituality of Nikos Kazantzakis 80
8 Beyond Icon and Pulpit: Theologizing Without Boundaries 92
Appendix: Eastern Confession of the Christian Faith 105
Notes 111
Index 127
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