Pages: 42 - 44
Authors: Soldatenkova O. V.
Abstract: Light is one of the most significant categories of Orthodox Christianity, which tells eastern Christianity from the western one, is traditionally perceived as a mode of appearance of the Divinity in the world, as well as is understood as a condition and evidence of the fulfillment of deification. The article describes the basic provisions of interpretation of light by the hesychasm tradition that had a big influence on the formation of the Russian Orthodoxy and Russian culture
Keywords: hesychasm, light, the light of the Mount Fabor, transfiguration, deification
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