Features of the space perception in the Orthodox monastic culture Cover Image

Особливості сприйняття простору в православній монастирській культурі
Features of the space perception in the Orthodox monastic culture

Author(s): Olga Smolina
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, Philosophy of Religion
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: monastery culture; space; monastic culture; ierotopiya; spiritual and moral dimension;

Summary/Abstract: If under the term "monastic culture" to understand the reproduction of the world's places of stay of Christ (Jerusalem) and the place of his eternal presence (of the Heavenly Jerusalem), then the system is perceived as a deep-space semantic, borderline, with pulsating sanctification. An important dimension of space becomes a vertical acting synonymous with spiritual and moral dimension. If, however, for the spiritual and ascetic tradition of imitation image of Christ introduce the concept of "monastic culture", here there is the concept of folding space into a single person – God.

  • Issue Year: 1/2010
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 125-129
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: Ukrainian