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Knowledge of God: Ancient Spirituality of the Christian East
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Knowledge of God: Ancient Spirituality of the Christian East


St. Tikhon’s Seminary Press 2009

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This text offers two introductory lectures in Orthodox theology. Based on Holy Scripture and patristic teaching, this short study refers to the writings of a wide variety of Orthodox theologians, especially those of Eastern European backgrounds. Written in a reader-friendly style—presenting the spiritual themes of Orthodox theology in a clear and simple way—this brief book will benefit anyone interested in Eastern Christian spirituality and the study of Orthodox theology. This book is also original in that it preserves its teaching purpose by maintaining a practical approach and accessible language. Knowledge of God is ideal for any layperson seeking introduction to or greater understanding of the patristic approach to Christian spirituality and Eastern Orthodox theology.

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Key Features

  • Provides introductory lectures on Orthodox theology and spirituality
  • Refers to the writings of a wide variety of Orthodox theologians
  • Uses accessible language and a practical approach

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About Harry Boosalis

Harry Boosalis is professor of dogmatic theology at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Canaan, Pennsylvania. He earned his MDiv from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, and ThD in Orthodox theology from the University of Thessaloniki. He has also written Taught and Holy Tradition: Ecclesial Experience of Life in Christ.