By Danut Manastireanu
This examine seeks to enquire the trinitarian consistency of Dumitru Staniloae’s normal ecclesiology, through use of a ‘perichoretic version of the church’, rooted within the patristic idea of trinitarian perichoresis, which describes the reciprocal interpenetration of the divine individuals, in keeping with their universal divine ousia. Staniloae makes his jap patristic realizing of the Trinity the basis of his complete theological
construction, together with his ecclesiology. For him, the Church, as a theoanthropic fact, is termed to be an icon of the Trinity, a real mirrored image in house and time of the perichoretic kin latest without end among the divine folks of the triune God. This demands an ecclesiology that's rooted both in Christology and in pneumatology, any imbalance during this dynamic major, in Staniloae’s opinion, both to over the top institutionalism and authoritarianism or to exaggerated individualism and subjectivism. The trinitarian inconsistencies published by way of the research version we have now used come up extra from the attribute clericalist and sacramentalist traits inherent to Orthodoxy ordinarily, than from the actual nature of Staniloae’s theology.
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A Perichoretic Model of the Church.The Trinitarian Ecclesiology of Dumitru Staniloae by Danut Manastireanu