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Early Religious Writings, 1903-1909

Early Religious Writings, 1903-1909

by Boris Jakim and Pavel Florensky

Profound writings by one of the twentieth century's greatest polymaths "Perhaps the most remarkable person devoured by the Gulag" is how Alexandr Solzhenitsyn described Pavel Florensky, a Russian Orthodox mathematician, scientist, linguist, art historian, philosopher, theologian, and priest who was martyred during the Bolshevik purges of the 1930… Read more…

Practices of the Self and Spiritual Practices: Michel Foucault and the Eastern Christian Discourse

Practices of the Self and Spiritual Practices: Michel Foucault and the Eastern Christian Discourse

by Sergey S. Horujy, Boris Jakim and Kristina Stoeckl

In this book Sergey Horujy undertakes a novel comparative analysis of Foucault’s theory of practices of the self and the Eastern Orthodox ascetical tradition of Hesychasm, revealing great affinity between these two radical “subject-less” approaches to anthropology. As he facilitates the dialogue between the two, he offers both an original treatment of … Read more…