Neo-Palamite Synthesis of Father Dumitru Staniloae
This book presents the contribution of Father Dumitru Staniloae, the most renowned Romanian Orthodox theologian and one of the leading figures of the Modern Orthodox Theologians, to the interpretation and modern assessment of the writings of Gregory Palamas in a critical manner. The introduction of the book details the life and Patristic contribution of Father Dumitru Staniloae. Although the general view is that Staniloae was mainly a Systematic theologian, the reality is that he was also a Patristic scholar. All the chapters contained here include an analysis of different books and studies of Father Staniloae and how he developed his Neo-Palamite Synthesis during his lifetime. Staniloae's results are presented in a chronological manner to allow easy identification of the different views that he held concerning the writings of Gregory Palamas during the extended period he dedicated to his research.This book is addressed to academics, theologians and persons who take an interest in the study of Eastern Orthodoxy and significant Modern Orthodox theologians and offers them an intriguing analysis of what concerns the Patristic contribution of Father Dumitru Staniloae.
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