Nous: The Concord of Gnosis, Theoria & Theosis

by Archbishop Lazar Puhalo This article reminded me of a statement by C.S. Lewis, “You don’t have a soul, you are a soul. You have a body.” The Western Understanding of Nous. According to the 18th century German Philosopher, Emmanuel Kant, reality is divided between phenomena and noumena, that is, the realm of time, space […]

The Concept of Divine Energies

by David Bradshaw, University of Kentucky Anyone familiar with the history of western philosophy is aware of how large a role has been played within it by theology. This is true not only of the Middle Ages, when philosophy was the handmaiden of theology, but as recently as Hegel and Kierkegaard, or arguably even Heidegger […]