John Zizioulas and the Priesthood of Creation

Influential Orthodox theologian John Zizioulas proposes that humanity’s proper role in relation to the universe is as “priest of creation.” What does he mean by this and what are the implications? Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ had its official public release in Vatican City on June 18, 2015. The experts invited to speak at this […]

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March 29, 2020

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September 29, 2019

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