Eastern Orthodox Christian theology
Eastern Orthodox Christian theology is the theology particular to the Eastern Orthodox Church. It is characterized by monotheistic Trinitarianism, belief in the Incarnation of the Logos (Son of God), ...
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Essence-Energies distinction
A real distinction between the essence (ousia) and the energies (energeia) of God is a central principle of Eastern Orthodox theology. Eastern Orthodox theology regards this distinction as more than a...
Theoria
Theoria (θεωρία) is Greek for contemplation. It corresponds to the Latin word contemplatio, "looking at", "gazing at", "being aware of," and it is an important term in theology.
The Greek theoria...
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Hesychasm
Hesychasm (Greek: ἡσυχασμός, hesychasmos, from ἡσυχία, hesychia, "stillness, rest, quiet, silence") is a mystical tradition of prayer in the Eastern Orthodox Church and Eastern Catholic Churches o...
Eastern Orthodox view of sin
The Eastern Orthodox Church is particular in its view of sin.
The Biblical Greek term for sin, αμαρτία (amartia), means "missing the mark": it implies that one's aim is out and that one has not r...
Hell in Eastern Orthodox theology
In Christian theology, hell is the place or state into which by God's definitive judgment unrepentant sinners pass either immediately after death (particular judgment) or in the general judgment. Its ...
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Damnation
Damnation (from Latin damnatio) is the concept of divine punishment and torment in an afterlife for actions committed on Earth. In Ancient Egyptian religious tradition, citizens would recite the 42 ne...
Theotokos
Theotokos (/ˌθiəˈtɒkəs/; Greek: Θεοτόκος, transliterated (Greek) Theotókos, translation (Syriac-Aramaic): ܝܳܠܕܰܬ ܐܰܠܳܗܳܐ‎, transliterated (Syriac): Yoldath Alloho; Latin: Mater Dei) i...
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Death and Resurrection of Jesus
The resurrection of Jesus is the Christian religious belief that, after being put to death to take the punishment deserved by others for the sins of the world, Jesus rose again from the dead. It is th...
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First seven Ecumenical Councils
In the history of Christianity, the first seven ecumenical councils, from the First Council of Nicaea (325) to the Second Council of Nicaea (787), represented an attempt to reach an orthodox consensus...
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Byzantine Iconoclasm
Byzantine Iconoclasm (Greek: Εἰκονομαχία, Eikonomachía) refers to two periods in the history of the Byzantine Empire when the use of religious images or icons was opposed by religious and imperial...
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Sophiology
Sophiology (from Greek Σοφία "sophia", wisdom) is a philosophical concept regarding wisdom, as well as a theological concept regarding the wisdom of God. Sophiology has roots in Hellenistic tradition ...
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Patriarch Jeremias II of Constantinople
Jeremias II Tranos (c.1530 – September 1595) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople three times between 1572 and 1595.
Jeremias Tranos was born in Anchialos, from an influential Greek fa...
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Nilus Cabasilas
Nilus Cabasilas (Greek: Νεῖλος Καβάσιλας) was a fourteenth-century bishop of Thessalonica, uncle of notable Palamite theologian Nicholas Cabasilas, and teacher of Demetrius Cydones. Demetrius des...
Nepsis
Nepsis (or nipsis; Greek: νῆψις) is an important idea in Orthodox Christian theology, considered the hallmark of sanctity.
The term comes from the New Testament 1st epistle Peter (5:8, νήψατε,...
Sacred tradition
Sacred tradition or holy tradition is a theological term used in some Christian traditions, primarily in the Catholic, Anglican, Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox traditions, to refer to the fund...
Philadelphians
The Philadelphians, or the Philadelphian Society, were a Protestant 17th century religious group in England. They were organized around John Pordage (1607–1681), an Anglican priest from Bradfield, Be...
Council of Ephesus
The Council of Ephesus was a council of Christian bishops convened in Ephesus (near present-day Selçuk in Turkey) in AD 431 by the Roman Emperor Theodosius II. This third ecumenical council, an effor...
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Contra Errores Graecorum
Contra errores Graecorum, ad Urbanum IV Pontificem Maximum (Against the Errors of the Greeks, to Pope Urban IV) is a short treatise (an "opusculum") written in 1263 by Roman Catholic theologian Saint ...
Cataphatic theology
Cataphatic theology or kataphatic theology is theology that uses "positive" terminology to describe or refer to the divine – specifically, God – i.e. terminology that describes or refers to ...
Alexander Glagolev
Alexander Alexandrovich Glagolev (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Глаго́лев) (14 February 1872 – 25 November 1937) - Russian Orthodox priest and religious philosopher, professor of Kiev Theological...
Athanasios Angelopoulos
Athanasios Angelopoulos (Greek: Αθανάσιος Αγγελόπουλος) (born November 6, 1939 in Katerini, Northern Greece) is a Professor of Pastoral Theology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; founde...
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Nicholas Cabasilas
Nicholas Cabasilas (Greek: Νικόλαος Καβάσιλας; born 1319/1323 in Thessalonica; died 1392) was a Byzantine mystic and theological writer.Cabasilas is a saint within the Orthodox Church. His feast d...