Evgueny La m pert (essay date 1945)
SOURCE: "God-Manhood," in Nicolas Berdyaev and the New Middle Ages, James Clarke & Co., Ltd., 1945, pp. 33-58.
[In the following excerpt, Lampert elucidates the concept of "God-Manhood" in Berdyaev's thought.]
[The idea of God-Manhood] summarizes the quintessence of Berdyaev's thought. He begins and ends his reasoning not with God or man, but with God and man, with the God-man, with Christ and God-manhood. This defines both the content and "style" of his thought. Without bearing this in mind it is hardly possible to discern the inner motives and trace the complex thread of his argument. "Both philosophy and theology should start neither with God nor with...
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