In the Orthodox tradition, theology is a much-cherished reality; so much so that non-Orthodox…
In Dr. Vassilis Adrahtas’ thought-provoking article, “Clericalism: Ecclesial Alienation at the Heart of Orthodoxy,” the complex interplay between institutional loyalty and personal spiritual devotion in the modern Orthodox context is meticulously examined, revealing a nuanced and evolving landscape of faith.
It is the demand for faith beyond religion, faith within and through the secular, faith as radical as possible in its integrity, that Christian Orthodoxy is called upon to embody in our time and age.
With the conclusion of his series on Indigenous spiritual culture in the context of Orthodoxy, Dr Vassilis Adrahtas returns his now fortnightly column to focus on features and opinion articles that capture the pulse of global Orthodoxy and delve into the local pragmatics and significance of Orthodoxy in light of global trends and prerogatives.
Dr Vassilis Adrahtas concludes his ten week series which explored the cardinal Indigenous concepts, beliefs and practices from Australia in the context of Orthodoxy, as the incorporation of the sensitivities and aspirations found in Indigenous worldviews all over the world remains one of the most pressing issues in global Orthodox theology.
One of the most pressing issues in global Orthodox theology is the incorporation of the sensitivities and aspirations found in Indigenous worldviews all over the world. Tradition has to prove itself inclusive and comprehensive of the global human condition and this requires informed, as well as bold new theologies. In the following ten weeks, Dr Vassilis Adrahtas will be addressing this issue by exploring cardinal Indigenous concepts, beliefs and practices from Australia that have a much broader relevance and significance.