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face of God: essays in Byzantine spirituality

Joseph M. Raya

face of God: essays in Byzantine spirituality

by Joseph M. Raya

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Published by Dimension Books in Denville, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spiritual life -- Catholic Church.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph M. Raya.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX382 R264 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p.
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16995877M

    Archbishop Joseph Raya, the first associate priest of Madonna House, was deeply involved in the American civil rights movement, and later, while serving as Archbishop of Akko, Haifa, Nazareth and all Galilee, he campaigned for justice for Palestinians. A priest of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church who taught at univers. Philip Sheldrake, Spirituality and History: Questions of Interpretation and Method, 2nd ed. (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, ). Philip Sheldrake, Spirituality and Theology: Christian Living and the Doctrine of God (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, ). Denis Turner, The Darkness of God: Negativity in Christian Mysticism (New York: Cambridge.

    Second, we must participate in the battle. We are called to war against the spiritual enemies of God that we face. So many Christians are passive wimps in the face of a still-strong foe. We must arm spiritually; we must be ever-wakeful, ready to fight with God at our head. In the New Testament sleep and lethargy are the opposites of vigilance. Religion is a social- cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements. However, there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion. Different religions may or may not contain various elements.

    Understanding the spiritual equality of women in Islam is to understand that equality between men and women in the sight of God is not limited to purely spiritual, religious issues, but is the basis for equality in all temporal aspects of human life. Gender Equality in the Qur'an. First published in , Eclipse of God is a collection of nine essays concerning the relationship between religion and philosophy. The book features Buber’s critique of the thematically interconnected—yet diverse—perspectives of Soren Kierkegaard, Hermann Cohen, C.G. Jung, Martin Heidegger, and other prominent modern thinkers.


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A fantastic, yet simple, exposition of Byzantine Face of God: essays in Byzantine spirituality book spirituality by a master, Archbishop Joseph Raya, who not only possesses abundant knowledge (the head) of Scripture, Divine Liturgy, liturgical poetry and music, saints and feasts, but is able to demonstrate how this knowledge fits into the lived daily life, the heart, of a believer/5.

Get this from a library. The face of God: essays in Byzantine spirituality. [Joseph Raya]. "I deeply believe that the Byzantine way is still the most suitable way for modern man to come to a realization of the sheer poetry and grace that are in the Gospels. Christianity is a continual celebration of life and love between God and man lived out in concrete history it is a mystery of life in an embrace of Love." - excerpt from the Preface.

The face of God: essays in Byzantine spirituality by Joseph M. Raya, unknown edition,Pages: An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The face of God: essays in Byzantine spirituality; [an introduction to Eastern spirituality] The face of God: essays in Byzantine spirituality; [an introduction to Eastern spirituality] by Raya, Joseph M.

I use this book in my college class and it is one of the best primers for Eastern Christian spirituality out there. Re: Archbishop Joseph Raya: Face of God [ Re: Diak ] # 06/09/08 PM Joined: May The theological underpinnings of the attributes and nature of God have been discussed since the earliest days of Christianity.

In the 2nd century Irenaeus addressed the issue and expounded on some attributes, e.g., in his Against Heresis (Book IV, Chapter 19) stated: "His greatness lacks nothing, but contains all things".

Irenaeus based his attributes on three sources: Scripture, prevailing. A significant number of acheiropoieta originated in the Early Byzantine period, before the advent of Iconoclasm in the early eighth century.

The most famous acheiropoieta included the Mandylion, a white cloth imprinted with the face of Christ, and the Keramion, a ceramic tile which received the impression of Christ’s face from the Mandylion.

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Gorazd. Father Gorazd (Vorpatrny), a graduate of Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, New York, completed his M.A. and doctoral degrees in theology at the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, where he is Senior Lecturer in Orthodox Studies at the Hussite Faculty of Theology.

"[A] magnificently learned, deeply felt and surprisingly pellucid set of essays."--Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book World "A delight to read.

It is written as history ought to be, especially for nonspecialist readers."--Richard A. Kauffman, Christian Century In this eloquent introduction to early Christian thought, eminent religious historian Robert Louis Wilken examines the tradition that 4/5(3).

Frederica Matthewes-Green's two book, "Facing East" and "At the Corner of East and Now", both of which give useful insights into the daily life of a Byzantine (Antiochean Orthodox) parish from the perspective of the pastor's wife, a convert from the Episcopal Church.

“The Face of God. This book presents a broad philosophical study of the nature of spirituality and its relationship to human well-being, addressing an area of contemporary philosophy that has been largely underexplored.

Florensky’s essay “The Church Ritual as a Synthesis of the Arts. must be understood as the ontologically actual gift of God, as the spiritual Prayer Book of Devotions for Byzantine Catholics. 6 Andy Warhol quoted in Jane Daggett Dillenberger.

To find beauty is to find God, to find God is to find beauty. October 1, ; The Laws Of Nature Are Also The Laws Of God - Evolution: A Psychospiritual Reflection; Wrestling with Genesis and evolution.

September 8, ; Emotional Activation And Psychospiritual Intervention: An Overview; Spiritual counseling and the physiology of the brain. The notion that we can be related to God and not to the world—that we can practice a spirituality that is not political—is in conflict with the Christian understanding of God.

Rodrigues is tortured interiorly by the seeming silence of God in the face of such terrible suffering. Yet, in Scripture there is one time when the Lord is silent: in His passion. The silence of God that so hurts and perplexes Rodrigues is the silence of the suffering Christ on the cross, who bears the weight of human sin without complaint.

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ST MARY’S BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH Adult Education Series RECOMMENDED READING LIST Appleyard, G., Petras, D. M., & Saato, F. Shown to be holy: An introduction to Eastern Christian moral thought.

McKees Rocks, Penn.: God With Us Publications. Coniaris, A. Sacred symbols that speak: A study of the major symbols of the. Turn to His Mother. Beneath her compassion take refugee. The Mother of God has found so many ways to reach out to her children.

If one of these ancient and beautiful Byzantine devotions speaks to you, embrace it and allow the Mother of God to heal your soul and body.

To the Theotokos, let us run now most fervently, As sinners and lowly ones.The total transcendence and inaccessibility of the essence of God becomes, — in Maximus as in Gregory of Nyssa before him and in later Byzantine theology after him, — a matter of Christian faith fundamental for spiritual life.

17 If love but not "essential gnosis" is the highest goal of spiritual life, man while united with God remains.Suppose I have few books, or little leisure for reading, but walk into the spiritual hospital¯that is to say, a church¯with my soul choking from the prickles of thorny thoughts, and thus afflicted I see before me the brilliance of the icon.

I am refreshed as if in a verdant meadow, and thus my soul is led to glorify God.