Seventy years since his death
The present article constitutes a brief reference to the life and work of Sergei Bulgakov, on attaining seventy years since his death.
Sergei Bulgakov was born on 16 July 1871 in
(Paris, 1929) and b. ‘Le Paraclet (Paris, 1936), The Incarnate Word (Paris, 1943), ‘The Bride of the Lamb’ (Paris, 1945). Also another work of this era is the concise work L’Orthodoxie (Paris, 1932). Apart from these, the following works are of a special philosophical interest: Die Tragodie der Philosophie (Darmstadt, 1927), which refers to the dialectics of the 19th century German philosophy, The Wisdom of God. A brief summary of sophiology (London, 1937), in which Bulgakov briefly alludes to his sophiological theory, and finally Philosophy of the Name, (L’Age d’Homme, Lozanne, 1991) which constitutes Bulgakov’s important contribution to language philosophy.
For the record, it should be mentioned that Bulgakov also visited Greece in 1936 when he participated in a Pan Orthodox Congress in Athens. Three years later, father Sergei was stricken “by cancer of the larynx, but after two surgeries he escaped the danger; he lost his voice though and survived until 12thJune 1944” (Η. Mastrogiannopoulos, Θεολογικές Παρουσίες, Athens, 1986, p. 57).