The Orthodox Doctrine of Creation in the Age of Science

AIOCS’ founder, Doru Costache, published an article, ‘The Orthodox Doctrine of Creation in the Age of Science,’ in Journal of Orthodox Christian Studies 2:1 (2019) 43-64.

This article addresses the Orthodox Christian representation of reality, or doctrine of creation, and the possible need to rephrase and communicate its meaning within the parameters of contemporary scientific culture. To redraft the traditional Orthodox worldview today is both necessary and largely unproblematic. Rephrasing the doctrine of creation is demanded by the pastoral and missionary exigency to reaching out to audiences conditioned by contemporary cosmology. Given the earlier successive reformulations of the Orthodox doctrine of creation throughout history and within various cultural frameworks, this task, I suggest, does not pose any insurmountable difficulty.

The article can be read in full here.