Known Orthodox philosopher S.S.Horujy, Director of Moscow Institute
Sinergijnoj of Anthropology, under the invitation of Institute of
eeoaenei-Christian researches (Hong Kong) has visited China, prchitav 18 - on May, 26th with. A number of lectures in leaders Universitetetah
of Beijing and in a number of educational and research institutions of
Hong Kong. S.S.Horujy is known as the translator, the commentator of
works of modern western philosophers, and also the author of some
clauses and books to which treasures svjatootecheskoj
are presented to an Orthodox idea and spiritual tradition as phenomena
of philosophy and are described by language of modern psychology and
In the lecture " Russian spiritual tradtsitsija: sobornosti and askezy " S.S.Horujy
has opened unity before listeners of feature of Russian religious type
of the consciousness which have rendered serious influence on formation
of Russian religious idea. In the same lecture prof. Horujy has emphasized deep svja and preemstvo Russian religious idea with spiritual practice of " clever making ".
In lecture " Christian anthropology and east-i?aaineaaie (isihastsky) ascetism " prof. Horujy
has shined themes of spiritual tradition from this point of view modern
philosophy. Such perusal and a statement of Orthodox spiritual
tradition can give today exhaustive answers to questions on the reasons
of crisis of the modern person, and also to plan ways of overcoming of
this crisis both in aspect personal, and by way of society. The theme
having both academic, and the applied value, has caused the big
interest of an audience.
Lecture " the Spiritual practice as an anthropological paradigm:
universal and traditional structures " it has been devoted to a theme
of the general and private in spiritual praktikkah. Komparativistsky
character of a discussed problematics the expert in human life,
influence of spiritual practice on formation of religious traditions
has caused alive discussion about a place spiritual.
The Most urgent in the environment of modern scientific community
of China a theme of the conflict and dialogue of traditions has been
presented to lectures " Philosophy and anthropology of globalization ".
Alive discussion upon termination of this lecture has been devoted to
discussion of problems of dialogue of traditions, the description of
existing models of this dialogue, conversation on their efficiency or
futility as a result of the chosen rate.
The Theme about Russian religious religious idea has been
considered by the deepest image in lecture " Russian philosophy and
Russian dhovnost: harmony or the conflict? ". prof. Horujy
has described ways of becoming of Russian religious idea, the sources
which have defined directions of its development, has presented the
cores of ideas of Russian religious philosophy, having described them
from the point of view of modern Orthodox divinity and spiritual
tradition of Russian religious life.
Presented to China and Hong Kong the lectures which have been read
through in Russian and English languages, indoubtedly, will serve as an
impulse to studying Orthodoxy by the academic circles of China. At the
same time already it is now obvious, that interest to discussed themes
will not be limited to scientific circles, but will have much wider
character, specifying on a way pravoslavnj
spiritual tradition as for a true and saving image of life of the
person in the modern world - as in Russia and the countries of
traditional Orthodox orientation, and in China.
Priest Dionisy Pozdnjaev