The problem of identity in patristic understanding



Author examines approaches to self-consciousness and identity as parts of moral consciousness, based on the writings of the Fathers of the Church, as well as representatives of the Russian theological schools. The elements of consciousness are studied, its development is described and some theoretical companionship is done with the models of identity and self-consciousness in psychology and philosophy.

General Information

Keywords: consciousness, identity, moral consciousness, religious consciousness, personality, soul.

Journal rubric: Philosophy, Anthropology, Culture

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Pologrudov I. The problem of identity in patristic understanding. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2011. Vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 18–23. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

Information About the Authors

Ignatius Pologrudov, Russia, e-mail:



Total: 2806
Previous month: 7
Current month: 17


Total: 799
Previous month: 2
Current month: 1