The Eastern Churches and St. Thomas Aquinas
(02-09-2012, 07:52 PM)Vetus Ordo Wrote:
(02-09-2012, 07:41 PM)Parmandur Wrote: Indeed, the Eastern reaction to Calvinistic Scholasticism was so allergic, they had to convene the Synod of Jerusalem to confront it: http://unsettledchristianity.com/2010/10...calvinism/

The Synod of Jerusalem was convened to counteract the influence of Constantinople's patriarch Cyril Lucaris who strove for a reform of the Eastern Orthodox Church along Protestant and Calvinist lines.

Precisely.  There was also an incipient Calvinist movement in Russia that similarly was confronted by the Eastern Bishops.  This incursion of Calvinist Scholasticism forms a large part of Eastern responses to Western thought, I believe, to this day, which is necessary to understand why they might be leery of Scholastic methodology.  To overcome this, charity is necessary.
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