John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon

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Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon

His Eminence John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon (b. 1930) is a modern theologian, Metropolitan of Pergamon, Greece, under the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. He was consecrated as a bishop on June 22, 1986.

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  • Being and Communion: Studies in Personhood and the Church (Crestwood, NY: St Vladimirs Seminary Press, 1997)
  • Eucharist, Bishop, Church: The Unity of the Church in the Divine Eucharist and the Bishop During the First Three Centuries (Brookline, MA: Holy Cross, 2001)
  • Communion & Otherness: Further Studies in Personhood and the Church (London: T & T Clark, 2007)


  • Fox, Patricia A. God as Communion: John Zizioulas, Elizabeth Johnson, and the Retrieval of the Symbol of the Triune God (Michael Glazer, 2001)
  • Knight, Douglas, ed. The Theology of John Zizioulas: Personhood and the Church (Ashgate, 2007)
  • Papanikolaou, Aristotle. Being with God: Trinity, Apophaticism, and Divine-Human Communion (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006)

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1986 - present
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