Andrey Yur’evich Grigorenko PhD in philosophy, professor, The Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia(Moika Embankment, dom 48, korpus 20a, St. Petersburg, Russia, 191186), firstname.lastname@example.org
Grigorenko A. Yu. On thesis by hieromonk Methodius (Stanislav Anatolyevich Zenkovsky) “Orthodox theology of personality: Origins, Present and Prospects for Development”, Religiya. Tserkov’. Obshchestvo. Issledovaniya i publikatsii po teologii i religii [Religion. Church. Society: Research and publications in the field of theology and religious studies], Saint-Petersburg, 2015, vol. 4, pp. 337–340.
The text is a review on the thesis, presented for the degree of Doctor of theology. It is dedicated to an actual theme — the problem of the personality which prototype is God Himself. The study of the priest topics that are quite popular in the academic philosophical community are discussed (for example, questions of apophatic and cataphatic theology, themes of Christian individualismus, and other axiological problems). The reviewer gives an overview of the content of the thesis, shares his critical observations and, in general, assumes the work as of good quality, that could promote mutual enrichment of theology and secular scholarship.