Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite’s Reception among Key Thinkers of the 20th Century Orthodox World (Vl. Lossky, Fr. Sophrony, Chr. Yannaras, J. Zizioulas)

The research project will examine the multifaceted reception of the 6th century scriptural corpus attributed to Dionysius Areopagita by four pioneering Orthodox theologians in the 20th century: on the Russian side (but active in Western Europe), Vladimir Lossky and Old Father Sofronij (Sakharov); and on the Greek side, Christos Yannaras and Metropolitan John Zizioulas.

02/2022 - 01/2025

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) :
301 000 Euro

Project management

Prof. Dr. Vasilios N. Makrides
Holder of the Professorship for Orthodox Christianity (Orthodoxes Christentum) (Faculty of Philosophy)


Dr. Dimitrios Vasilakis

For further information on the project, please visit the project page at the professorship "Cultural History of Orthodox Christianity".

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