Berdyaev


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Ber•dya•ev

(bərˈdyɑ yɛf)

n.
Nikolai Aleksandrovich, 1874–1948, Russian theologian and philosopher: in France after 1922.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The thirteenth century "heretical error" of Joachim da Fiore and Berdyaev's (1916, 320) three epochs of divine revelation--the revelation of the law (the Father), the revelation of redemption (the Son) and the revelation of creativity (the Spirit)--are preceding insights of this general process.
Tolkien, Nicholas Berdyaev, Etienne Gilson, Jacques Maritain, Theodor Haecker, Aurel Kolnai, Bernard Wall, Sigrid Undset, Thomas Merton, Flannery O'Connor, and Russell Kirk.
Berdiayev, The Fate of Man in the Modern World, originally published inl936 (see Nicholas Berdyaev, The Fate of Man in the Modern World [Ann Arbor, Mich.: The University of Michigan Press, 1961], and Christianisme et realite sociale [Paris : Ed.
Berdyaev states that it is possible to get rid of the tragedy of existence through "spiritual self-absorption", he doesn't notice that such "self-absorption" just smooths but does not eliminate the tragedy of our existence.
For a time, Ross drew inspiration from Nicolas Berdyaev, an Eastern Orthodox philosopher influential to the Catholic Worker movement and the 1940s generation of spiritually-minded West Coast anarchists such as William Everson.
Stuck between apocalypse and revolution, in the words of the 20th-century Russian philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev, fragile Russia is still searching for a sense of national identity.
In his own day, thinkers as diverse as Paul Elmer More, Cather, Christopher Dawson, Nicholas Berdyaev, Sister Madeleva Wolff, Gabriel Marcel, Jacques Maritain, Frank Sheed, C.
In moral community, through a process of shared discernment, we strive to plumb the depths of what Nicolas Berdyaev called "the communal conscience of the church." (17) The members of a moral community earnestly desire to discern the mind of Christ in their midst.
Other topics include Elizabeth Bishop's memoir of Huxley and some Indians in Brazil; Huxley, Blok, and Berdyaev on the nature of the Russian Revolution; Point Counter Point as an experiment; the case for teaching W.
Consider Merton's earliest notes on the Russian Sophia tradition: "Bulgakov and Berdyaev are writers of great, great attention ...