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Orthodox theology is "theandric/Trinitarian" and "holistic/doxological." 

Let's unpick the techno-speak!

It is "theandric" (cf. "theanthropos" or Christ as the God-Man) because it deals with the "hypostatic" or personal union of the created humanity and the Uncreated Divinity who is Christ, the Incarnate Word, and how this informs the salvation of both humans and the Cosmos as the Holy Spirit from the Father works both with us and within us.  In consequence Orthodox theology is thoroughly Trinitarian.

It is "holistic" because although it is necessary to distinguish elements in theology, (sometimes quite radically as in the distinction between what is created and Uncreated, ie. God), it is never possible to divide them.  So theology is never pursued separately from worship nor either of these from life.  In consequence Orthodox theology is also both right belief and true glory (doxology).

Some people (understandably) are nervous of theology and theologians.  Lay aside all such cares!  Here you will only find the gospel, the Good News of our salvation in our Lord and God and Saviour Jesus Christ!

Fr. Gregory