Tag: Russian Religious Philosophy

Was Berdyaev’s Philosophical Humanism Inhumane?
Theology

Was Berdyaev’s Philosophical Humanism Inhumane?

In her remarkable essay on the religious-philosophical scene in the Russian Silver Age, Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal describes Berdyaev’s humanism as inhumane. The emblems of this “inhumanity” are represented, among other things, by his approval of Russia’s entry to the Great War, his praise of the Catholic Middle Ages, and his rejection of the idea of “the eternal bourgeois peace.” But is it possible that Berdyaev’s radical emphasis on the human personhood and human freedom is indeed inhumane?

Continue reading
Remembering Sergey Sergeevich Horujy (1941-2020)
Uncategorized

Remembering Sergey Sergeevich Horujy (1941-2020)

A towering intellectual voice in Russian Orthodoxy is no longer. Sergey Sergeevich Horujy passed away in Moscow on September 22, 2020. I write this note with great sadness and full of gratitude to a friend, teacher, and intellectual guide.   I first met Sergey Horujy in 2005 during the research for my doctoral dissertation. He…

Continue reading
Disclaimer

Public Orthodoxy seeks to promote conversation by providing a forum for diverse perspectives on contemporary issues related to Orthodox Christianity. The positions expressed in the articles on this website are solely the author’s and do not necessarily represent the views of the editors or the Orthodox Christian Studies Center.

Attribution

Public Orthodoxy is a publication of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University