According to Orthodoxy, When Do You Become A Person?

There has been considerable discussion on the topic of human beings and personhood in Orthodox theological circles.  Fordham University’s Public Orthodoxy Blog recently published an article entitled “Human Beings or Human Persons?” that raised a number of serious questions in the context of the Great Council of the Orthodox Church.     Are all human beings persons?  What does it mean to be human?  What does it mean to be a person?   Is an embryo a human person? How does this impact our understanding of the vocation of men and women today and the critical questions each of us face […]