Meister Eckhart and St. Gregory Palamas: the Actuality of Spiritual Experience

June 26, 2014 - June 28, 2014
Faculty of Philosophy, St. Petersburg State University

Saint Petersburg

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Saint-Petersburg State University
Faculty of Philosophy
Department of History of Philosophy
Center for Medieval Culture Studies
St. Petersburg Cusanus’ Society
Alexandrinskyi Seminar

International Conference:

"Meister Eckhart and St. Gregory Palamas: the Actuality of Spiritual Experience"
26-28 June 2014 , St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Philosophy

We are planning to discuss the significance of spiritual experience of two prominent European Christian thinkers:

  1. Spiritual experience and mystical practice of Meister Eckhart.
  2. The teaching of Meister Eckhart about God and man.
  3. The tradition of German mysticism: from Meister Eckhart till Nicholas of Cusa.
  4. Meister Eckhart and Reformation teaching of Martin Luther.
  5. Meister Eckhart and the German philosophical tradition.
  6. The spiritual experience of St. Gregory Palamas.
  7. The teaching of St. Gregory Palamas about God and man.
  8. The doctrine of St. Gregory Palamas on the Divine Energy.
  9. St. Gregory Palamas and Hesychasm.
  10. Hesychasm practice in the tradition of Russian monasticism.
  11. St. Gregory Palamas and the Russian Religiously Philosophy and Orthodox Theology.

Please, for participation in the Conference you should send abstract (2-3 pages, 6000-8000 signs) of your paper and personal information (scientific status) till  01.12.2013 to e-mail of Chief of Organizing Committee Prof Oleg E. Dushin  [email protected]

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