18) This relationship is developed in his later writings, but even here, while expressing reticence about "temptations of a Gnostic or Hegelian sort" in the "sophiological presuppositions" of Bulgakov, (19) he is, nonetheless, not shy about appropriating Russian kenoticism
This belief might lead to human arrogance and a true exploitation of nature if it weren't balanced by another Orthodox ideal, kenoticism
, which is a self-emptying.
My discussion of kenoticism
is particularly indebted to Paul Contino, who emphasizes the abandonment of ego needed to connect oneself with another.
Evans' preferred account is kenoticism
, but a kenoticism
of the Son, for `the human being of Jesus is.