Search for dissertations about: "Greek Catholic Church"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Greek Catholic Church.

  1. 1. Confessional Civilising in Ukraine : The Bishop Iosyf Shumliansky and the Introduction of Reforms in the Diocese of Lviv 1668-1708

    Author : Piotr Wawrzeniuk; David Gaunt; Frank E. Sysyn; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Early Modern; Poland; Ukraine; Greek Orthodox Church; Greek Catholic Church; Uniate Church; Confessionalisation; Lviv; Lwów; Lemberg; History; Historia; Early Modern;

    Abstract : This work examines and analyses the reform attempts undertaken by the Greek Orthodox and Uniate Bishop of Lviv, Iosyf Shumliansky, during his episcopacy (1668-1708). These reforms are seen as a means of facing the intensified confessionalising pressures at state and regional levels in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Dark Night : St John of the Cross and Eastern Orthodox Theology

    Author : Johannes Pulkkanen; Carl Reinhold Bråkenhielm; Anders Ekenberg; Andrew Louth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Orthodox theology; Catholic theology; mystical theology; St John of the Cross; the dark night of the soul; Plotinus; neo-Platonism; spiritual exercises; St Symeon the New Theologian; compunction; spiritual father; Vladimir Lossky; filioque; Trinitarian theology; energeiai; St Maximus Confessor; deification; union with God.; Systematic theology; Systematisk teologi;

    Abstract : Russian émigré theologian Vladimir Lossky's (1903-1958) claims in his classic study of 1944, The Mystical Theology of Eastern Church, that the emphasis on the experience of spiritual separation from God in Western mystical theology ultimately goes back to how Latin churches began to add the word filioque (and-of-the-Son) to the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed in the sixth century. In his explanation Lossky discusses the theology of the Greek fathers suggesting that the idea of the Spirit’s generation from both the Father and the Son both builds upon and generates philosophical ideas that conflict with the possibility of receiving personal experiential knowledge of God. READ MORE