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Alexander Schmemann


Who is Alexander Schmemann?

Alexander Schmemann was an influential Orthodox Christian priest, teacher, and writer. From 1946 to 1951 he taught in Paris, and afterwards in New York. In his teachings and writings he sought to establish the close links between Christian theology and Christian liturgy.

  • also known as Шмеман, Александр Дмитриевич
  • born on (94 years ago) in Tallinn
  • profession: Writer
  • died on (32 years ago)
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Google previewEncyclopedia of Christianity in the United States (2016)

by George Thomas Kurian, Mark A. Lamport

—linDa JoineR 2031 sChmEmann, alExandEr Alexander Schmemann ...

Google previewThe Westminster Dictionary of Christian Spirituality (1983)

by Gordon S. Wakefield

Alexander Schmemann, the Orthodox theologian, would substitute 'Christian life' for 'spirituality', 'because the latter term today has become ambiguous and confusing. For many people it means some mysterious and self-contained activity , ...

Google previewNelson's Dictionary of Christianity (2001)

The Authoritative Resource on the Christian World by George Kurian

Lossky, Alexander Schmemann, and John Meyendorff, helped the development of the ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Religious and Spiritual Quotations (2005)

by Geoffrey Parrinder

Alexander Schmemann, Of Water and the Spirit (1976) 14 The only satisfactory parallel to the prophetic experience is the phenomena of mysticism as described by writers like Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross and others. They affirm that the ...

Google previewDictionary of Christian Spirituality (2016)

Alexander Schmemann, Catholic Romano Guardini, and Protestants Robert Webber and James White—nearly all call for deeper understanding and engagement with these acts of corporate memorializing. A second central practice is that of ...

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