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Trinitarian Theology: West and East: Karl Barth, the Cappadocian Fathers, and John Zizioulas

Paul M. Collins


This book represents a unique contribution to the dialogue between the traditions of Eastern and Western Christian thought. Through the writings of Karl Barth and John Zizioulas, the book seeks to set up an ecumenical dialogue concerning Trinitarian thought. During the last decade, the doctrine of the Trinity and the concept of koinonia have been much in evidence in ecumenical contexts. In this volume, the book sets out to look behind the growing ecumenical consensus to examine where the basis for the consensus has emerged from, and suggests that it is possible to root it in Western thought as ... More

Keywords: Eastern Christian thought, Western Christian thought, Karl Barth, John Zizioulas, Trinitarian thought, koinonia, ecumenical consensus

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780198270324
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270324.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul M. Collins, author
Parish Priest of St Francis, Bournville, and Honorary Research Fellow of The Queen's Foundation, Birmingham