Eleutherius


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Eleutherius

epithet of Zeus, meaning “god of freedom.” [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 292]
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(30) An additional instance of creative encounter between theologians is related to the close understanding of church identity from a communal, social point of view (i.e., the church as communion and community), common to the majority of Orthodox theologians and the German Lutheran martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) and his understanding of the church as "Sanctorum Communio." (31) Luther's emphasis on freedom, to the extent that he signed himself as "Martin Eleutherius" in a letter dated from 1517, (32) and the central role that freedom as a fundamental feature of human personhood or ontology in general plays for important Orthodox thinkers such as the Russian philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev (1874-1948) (33) or again John Zizioulas, should also be mentioned here.
Letter 2441 to 'Eleutherius' = Sebastian Franck (Freiburg im Breisgau, 6 March 1531), Allen VIII, 153-156, ll.
1959 Foreword to The Communist Persuasion: A Personal Experience of Brainwashing, by Eleutherius Winance.
He used "An-Jan" when he wrote the foreword to The Communist Persuasion: A Personal Experience of Brainwashing, by Eleutherius Winance.
She reads the earliest tapestry, that of the lives of Plat and Eleutherius at Tournai of about 1402, from the point of view of its reception in the choir; she sees the lives of the twins, Gervasius and Protasius, through the person of their donor, the canon of Le Mans, Martin Guerande; and, finally, she views the life of the ubiquitous saint, Stephen, at Auxerre (which was quite clearly inspired by Voragine) from the vantage point of this saint's liturgy in the cathedral.
(104) Irenaeus' third book is usually placed nearer 180, as he names Eleutherius as the Roman bishop at the time (AH 3.3.3), whose dates are often given as 175-89.
Although relatively little is known of his early life, one of his first recorded acts as regent in the Faculty of Theology was to conduct the doctoral examination of Pierre d'Ivolle,(26) the fiery Dominican whose inflammatory preaching in the months before the outbreak of religious war has been immortalized by Claude Haton.(27) In 1552, Paris was appointed auxiliary bishop of Rouen, where he was very active in preaching against heresy.(28) Besides everyday preaching, he delivered two funeral sermons for Francis I's son Charles, an oration for a procession of the relics of Saints Rusticus and Eleutherius in Paris in 1551, and a sermon for the foundation of the Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament.
The two archbishops who had voted against autocephaly under those circumstances (Vladimir and Panteleimon), together with a third archbishop who boycotted the Synod session (Eleutherius), resigned their positions and left the country, where they joined the Moscow patriarchate and the Yugoslav-based emigre Russian Orthodox Church Abroad in constant condemnation of the Polish Episcopate's action.
He calls himself Eleutherius, for instance, "the free one," during the Indulgence Controversy.
CCLVI, where the need for the year's vacancy between Deusdedit and Boniface V during the revolt of Eleutherius is demonstrated).