Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church, The


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An important tightly constructed tour through the basic mystical theology of the Orthodox Church which can rearrange our thoughts and constructs on how the universe, God and Man are defined and interrelated.  Bishop Kallistos Ware calls this and important work. 

In his classic exposition of theology of the Church, Lossky states that the Eastern Tradition “…has never made a sharp distinction between mysticism and theology; between personal experience of the divine mysteries and the dogma affirmed by the Church.” The term “mystical theology” denotes, in the realm of human experience, that which is accessible yet inaccessible; those things understood yet surpassing all knowledge. Softbound. 252 pgs.