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Природа в контексті православної монастирської культури
Nature in the context of Orthodox monastery culture

Author(s): Olga Smolina
Subject(s): Environmental interactions, Eastern Orthodoxy, Sociology of Religion
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: monastery culture; nature; orthodoxy; moral perfection; the concept of nature;

Summary/Abstract: Orthodox monastery culture focused on harmonious interaction with the outside world. The way of this harmonization is through personal spiritual perfection of the monk. Due the presence of moral responsibility and moral relation among the man and nature, this spiritual perfection projected into the entire universe.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 92-97
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Ukrainian