Ekklesia – v kakšno duhovno skupnost pravzaprav verujem?

Nikolaj Berdjajev

Knjiga je pošla, zato jo v celoti objavljamo v PDF obliki. Ekklesia by...

The question that should better be avoided

Pavle Rak

Some years ago there was talk of building a new church in the centre of Athens to alleviate the problems of the Metropolitan Church, which became too small for the growing needs. But where could an appropriate space be found in the town centre? Some very orthodox Christians said there was a good space, but unfortunately it was occupied by a temple dedicated to demons. The idea was to destroy the Parthenon and convert this land, that had been dedicated to Satan for more than two thousand years, into a temple of God.Almost at the same time, I was present when one of the...

Lev Shestov Symposium. Fragments of the Afternoon Discussion

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Pavle RakI would like to underline one question which was touched in two contributions during this afternoon and that is: what is /the/ faith and what does the almighty God want from us? Sometimes I have the strong impression that Shestov and maybe God with him want too much from us and that this /it/ is something that almost nobody can accomplish. This sort of absolute faith – sometimes I have the impression that if we demand that from ourselves – that then we are in a helpless position.Matjaž ČrnivecWell, in my opinion Shestov is a very radical ...

Shestov “beyond” and “on This Side” of Good and Evil

Pavle Rak

Although this is a scientific symposium, I will risk a totally non-scientific approach (I am not pretending to objectiveness or to a complete knowledge of scientific literature about Shestov…), namely: I will base my contribution on a subjective, personal impression of certain mobiles which generated Shestov‘s ideas and some of their consequences. I hope I have the right to do this: Shestov himself used a non-scientific, personal approach in his writings. All rationalism, particularly idealistic rationalism applied on questions about the sense of human life, was...