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.

Author: Mooguzshura Dougar
Country: Bhutan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Environment
Published (Last): 16 April 2007
Pages: 279
PDF File Size: 2.70 Mb
ePub File Size: 14.32 Mb
ISBN: 470-2-38079-202-8
Downloads: 90728
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Digrel

Patricia Tillman rated it really liked it Aug 17, Hence the first fundamental particularity of Pneumatology is its eschatological character.

Randy rated it really liked it Apr 09, However it was delightful. What I mean by his united vision, is that all is one, and works only as one: Edited by David Fergusson and Marcel Sarot.

This book is an excellent source for the history of the definition of the Trinity. The author seems to assume you understand things exactly the way he does and feels compelled to make the book a lot tougher to follow than it needed to be.

Gunton for the Research Institute in Systematic Theology. Nov 24, Dan Sheffler rated it really beint it. Thus those who have been baptized into the Church are constituted not only biologically but also ecclesially.


The person [out of totally free grace] wants to create its own ‘other’. Andriy Chirovsky Primary Resources: May 10, FatherSwithin rated it it was amazing Shelves: One also became more aware of Zizioulas’ solutions to these problems as asked from different positions and problems. One of the questions Zizoulas tackles sounds odd to a layman, but to philosophers it’s no small inquiry: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Studies in Personhood and the Church Pbk Series. I usually encourage people to read beyond their reading level. ZizioulasJean Zizioulas No preview available – Athanasius Discourses Against the Fommunion. 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.

John Zizioulas – Being as Communion

Dec 23, Jacob Aitken rated it really liked it Shelves: But this theological work, I have found to be a stirring for my own comkunion of a deeper relationship with the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. One became aware of the problems of the synthesis between christology and pneumetology, the eucharist and catholicity, the one and the many, apostolic succession, ministry and the eucharist, etc.

Perhaps the most inspiring of the introductory-intermediate level books on Orthodox theology. Other books in the series.

The connection to communion in the Orthodox faith, then, is a recognition of the communioh within the Trinity. May 28, Emma rated it really liked it Shelves: I also think, as a Western evanglical that there is a little too mcuh focus on ecclesiology from a Eastern Orthodox perspective.


That being said, beinb isn’t for the faint of heart.

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

Mar 24, Dougald rated it really liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? May 18, Thomas rated it liked it Shelves: What I did like and from what I could understand is his focus as personhood as a relational reality and the emphasis on the local. Person constitutes being Hypostasis now has a relational dimension, and Athanasios rejected the distinction between primary and secondary substance 85 n.

I would have wanted some more practical application of his ideas of ‘community’ than he offers here, instead of the purely theoretical, but the implications of his thoughts may well ripple into the future in ways that we cannot foresee.

Unless you have passing familiarity with Eastern Orthodox ecclesiology, Patristic theology, commumion 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.