By Danut Manastireanu
This examine seeks to enquire the trinitarian consistency of Dumitru Staniloae’s normal ecclesiology, by way of use of a ‘perichoretic version of the church’, rooted within the patristic notion of trinitarian perichoresis, which describes the reciprocal interpenetration of the divine people, in response to their universal divine ousia. Staniloae makes his japanese patristic realizing of the Trinity the basis of his entire theological
construction, together with his ecclesiology. For him, the Church, as a theoanthropic truth, is named to be an icon of the Trinity, a real mirrored image in area and time of the perichoretic family present without end among the divine people of the triune God. This demands an ecclesiology that's rooted both in Christology and in pneumatology, any imbalance during this dynamic top, in Staniloae’s opinion, both to over the top institutionalism and authoritarianism or to exaggerated individualism and subjectivism. The trinitarian inconsistencies printed by way of the research version we've got used come up extra from the attribute clericalist and sacramentalist developments inherent to Orthodoxy usually, than from the actual nature of Staniloae’s theology.
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