Tag: Personalism

Liberating Berdyaev’s New Middle Ages from Duginism
Theology

Liberating Berdyaev’s New Middle Ages from Duginism

In a short piece published recently, the controversial Russian thinker Alexander Dugin celebrates the Russian “Year of the Family” (2024) by approaching the idea of the “New Middle Ages” in a way that clearly serves the natalist concerns of the current Russian regime, whereby he underscores the significance of the central value of the family…

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Human Beings or Human Persons?
Holy and Great Council, Theology

Human Beings or Human Persons?

One of the liveliest exchanges at the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church in June 2016 concerned which Greek words should be used in Council documents to refer to humans: anthrōpos (“human being”); or anthrōpino prosōpo (or simply prosōpon) (“human person”). The main protagonists in this debate were, in the anthrōpos corner, Metropolitan…

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