The Bride of the Lamb

The Bride of the Lamb

by Sergius Bulgakov

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The Bride of the Lamb by Sergius Bulgakov

Sergius Bulgakov is thought by many to be the twentieth century's foremost Russian Orthodox theologian. The Bride of the Lamb is widely regarded as Bulgakov's magnum opus and, even more, as one of the greatest works ever produced in the modern Orthodox tradition. This book is now available for the first time in English, complete with an introduction to Bulgakov and his theological context.

For readers new to Russian religious thought, The Bride of the Lamb presents a fresh and intriguing approach to Christian doctrine. Bulgakov examines issues of ecclesiology and eschatology from a sophiological perspective. This distinctive Russian approach, based on the doctrine of Sophia, the wisdom of God, sees the Creator and creation intimately linked as Divine-humanity. The Bride of the Lamb explores the nature of created beings, the relationship between God and the world, the role of the church, and such eschatological themes as the second coming of Jesus, resurrection and judgment, and the afterlife.

Rendered into superb English by translator Boris Jakim, The Bride of the Lamb will breathe new life into Western approaches to Christian doctrine.\

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780567088710
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/14/2002
Pages: 467
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.11(d)

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