Christos Yannaras

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Christos Yannaras

Christos Yannaras (or Chrestos Giannaras) is an important philosopher and theologian of the Orthodox Church of Greece.


Yannaras was born on April 10, 1935, in Athens, Greece. He studied philosophy and theology in Athens, Bonn, and Paris, and holds doctorates from the University of Thessaloniki and the University of Paris (Sorbonne). He is professor emeritus of philosophy at Pantion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens.


Books in English

  • Person and Eros. Holy Cross Orthodox Press, 2008. (ISBN 978-1885652-881)
  • Orthodoxy and the West: Hellenic Self-Identity in the Modern Age. Holy Cross Orthodox Press, 2007. (ISBN 978-1885652812)
  • Postmodern Metaphysics. Holy Cross Orthodox Press, 2005. (ISBN 1-885652-80-1)
  • On the Absence and Unknowability of God: Heidegger and the Areopagite. T & T Clark, 2005. (ISBN 0567088065) first published in 1967
  • Variations on the Song of Songs. Holy Cross Orthodox Press, 2004. (ISBN 1885652828)
  • Elements of Faith: An Introduction to Orthodox Theology. T & T Clark, 1991. (ISBN 0567291901)
  • The Freedom of Morality. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1984. (ISBN 0881410284)

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Online works