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Author QuotedSergei Nikolaevitch Bulgakov
Title QuotedDu Verbe incarne : (Agnus Dei) / par Serge Boulgakof ; trad. du russe par Constantin Andronikof
Date (Year/Month/Day)1957/07/29
ImprintParis : Aubier. [1943]
QuotationBulgakov's explanation of his sophianology (Du verbe incarne, p. 16) seems to me clear and satisfactory. The divine nature is distinct from the 3 Divine Persons, but is not therefore a 4th. principle superadded to make a "quaternity." No one imagines that it does. When the same nature is regarded as "Sophia"-why should that constitute a 4th. person?
JournalA Search for Solitude: Pursuing the Monk's True Life. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 3, 1952-1960.; Edited by Lawrence S. Cunningham. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 101
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