Renewing Language: Eros, Body, Sex & Asceticism as Glorious Words

Orthodox theologian Metropolitan Kallistos Ware recently suggested that the most important question for Orthodox theology in the 20th century was ecclesiology, i.e., ‘What is the Church?’ While this remains an important theme for the twenty-first century, he goes on to remark: "The key question in Orthodoxy today is not only ‘What is the Church?’, but also and more fundamentally ‘What is the human person?’ What does it imply to be a person-in-relation according to the image of God the Holy Trinity? What does it mean to attain ‘deification’ through incorporation into Christ?...
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