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Resurrecting Logos: Part 3

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Dr. Jordan Peterson, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Toronto, speaks at a panel discussion titled "Resurrection of Logos: the Divine, the Individual, and Finding Our Bearings in a Postmodern World," held at Trinity College in Toronto, Ontario, on March 7, 2017. Dr. Peterson addresses how the idea of "Logos" is really mankind's ability to express God's objective truth in a subjective world and, in doing so, make the world a better place.

So I’m going to start with a hypothesis. I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about religious symbolism and archetypes, but there’s a problem with that, and the problem is it lacks concretization. To think about the ultimate ideal as only something that’s symbolic, it moves away from the real world, and it’s partly for this reason that there’s an insistence in Christianity that the Logos is two things at once. It took me a long time…

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Resurrecting Logos: Part 1

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Fr. Theodore Paraskevopoulos, adjunct faculty member of the Orthodox School of Theology, speaks at a panel discussion titled "Resurrection of Logos: the Divine, the Individual, and Finding Our Bearings in a Postmodern World," held at Trinity College in Toronto, Ontario, on March 7, 2017. Fr. Theodore addresses the basic understanding of Orthodox anthropology as man striving to attain the image and likeness of God.

So there’s not going to be any mind-blowing. That’s reserved for Fr. Geoffrey. Thank you to the OCF at U of T for asking me to come and be up here on the stage where I feel out-classed definitely, but I appreciate the invitation.

I was told to speak for 10 to 15 minutes about what it means to be a human person in the Orthodox tradition. I don’t know how possible that is, but Vlad just mentioned that in the past two days, on Sunday we celebrated…

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