The Orthodox Dogmatic Theology of Dumitru Stăniloae

  title={The Orthodox Dogmatic Theology of Dumitru Stăniloae},
  author={A. Louth},
  journal={Modern Theology},
  • A. Louth
  • Published 1997
  • Philosophy
  • Modern Theology
The German translation of the Orthodox Dogmatics of the Romanian theologian, Fr Dumitru Staniloae (d. 1993), was completed in 1995. This article sets it in the context of Staniloae’s life and work: his unremitting labour in making the Fathers available in Romanian, and his devotion to the greatest Byzantine theologian, Maximos the Confessor. Maximos’ emphasis on the cosmic dimension of the human is given full expression in Staniloae, as is the hesychasts’ stress on experience as a fundamental… Expand
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