Against Religion [Christos Yannaras] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. What is religion? In this book Christos Yannaras argues that it is a. View Christos Yannaras Research Papers on for free. Seven years ago Andrew Louth began a substantial review of four of Yannaras’s then recently published works in English translation with the words, ‘Christos.

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On alterity and relationality. In this paper, I will engage certain aspects of Christos Yannaras’ contemporary political theology.

A controversial figure, he castigates much of what passes for Christianity in the East as well as in the West, calling it a religionization of faith. Hellenic Self-Identity in the Modern Age, trans. Still it contains some crucial insights well worth thinking about in depth. Want to Read saving… Error rating book.

The gannaras between logos and tropos is very characteristic of art. Newer Post Older Post Home. The term tropos has its own fascinating History from the Cappadocian Fathers to Maximus the Confessor c.

The artist is invited to respect the logos-tropos of his material and meet with it by her own logos-tropos which moreover has the character of personal otherness.

Rate this gannaras Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Discover new books on Goodreads. The opposite is the disrespectful use of the material by technology that mutilates its logical character by imposing a preconceived human form upon it.


On the contrary, ideology is a construction on an yannara level that creates an illusory coherence in a society. Engaging with Christos Yannaras’ Thought, ed. The problematic of Greek identity and Christos Yannaras’ quest for a politics of authentic existence. This tradition of the term tropos has become itself a tropos through the ages, as thinkers have both received the term from their predecessors and introduced new elements, without always being conscious of it.

Refresh and try again. His work engages not only with issues of philosophy and theology, but also takes in wider questions of culture and politics.

Between and Beyond Theology, Philosophy, and Society. But even the encounter with natural materials provokes a certain ethos.

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Holy Cross Orthodox Press,Logos: Post a Comment Anonymous comments are never approved. On Thomism rightly understood persons develop historically through status in non-accidental ways and grace gives fundamental meaning to our lives.

Both are logoi, the former being a logos of nature, and the latter being a personal logos and both are calls-for-relation with other beings. His work engages not only with issues of philosophy and theology, but also takes in wider questions of culture and politics.

Christos Yannaras

Person and Eros 4. There are certain names, by the force of their prose and the number of their books, which cannot be overlooked today, and Christos Yannaras is certainly in that category. That the sex drive serves the vital desire for relation–that on the level of the primordial process, the desire for life-in-itself clothes itself in the sex drive–belongs to the particularity of being human.


The communo-centric political theology of Christos Yannaras in conversation. In the former category I have regularly assigned his Freedom of Morality. A revised and expanded version of a conference paper by the same name given at the University of Cambridge in and now published in the volume Polis, Ontology, Ecclesial Event: A piece of art is both a creative logos and tannaras original artistic tropos.

Christos Yannaras is one of the most significant Orthodox theologians of recent times. Even materials have their own logoi-tropoi, though unwilled and non-conscious. Christos Yannaras is a philosopher, theologian, and political yanaras widely regarded as one of the most important Orthodox thinkers of the twentieth century.

This couple of terms denotes a relation between the catholicity of the divine nature and the particular modes by which each Divine Person is personally caused.

An Introduction to Orthodox Theology 4. Edited volume forthcoming It promises to be of interest in my own current work on Freud chrisgos theology, some of it discussed here where Yannaras’s ideas on psychoanalysis especially its Lacanian variant were also noted and welcomed. Then, in analyzing tropos in terms of a concept one risks the danger of a grave contradiction.