Not long ago I have been invited by Professor Adrian Marinescu, who teaches Orthodox theology at the University in Munich, Germany, to contribute a short paper to an occasional issue of the the journal called Studii Teologice [Theological Studies], dedicated to the commemoration of twenty years since Fr. Dumitru Staniloae went to be with the Lord.
Prof. Marinescu suggested that I could write 3-5 pages about something like ‘how my mind has changed’ through interaction with Eastern Orthodox theology in general, and Staniloae’s theology in particular. Unfortunately, the relentless traveling that is part of my professional responsibilities made it impossible for me to write the requested paper. However, I am compensated by the fact that a postgraduate Romanian Orthodox student, doing his research on Staniloae’s theology at the University of Strasbourg, in France, will publish in this journal an academic review of my PhD thesis of Staniloae.
Also, for some time now, I have become a member of the Facebook group ‘Anglican Discussions: Respectful, Diverse, Orthodox’, at the invitation of my virtual friend Carson Clark (at a simple search you will find on this blog a number of links to the interesting blog posts he writes quite often). I do not have a lot of time to interact there, but I do it from time to time, when members discuss issues that are not connected to the most troubled context of Anglicanism in the US). Continue reading “A Little Glimpse Into My Spiritual Journey”