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History of Orthodox Churches

Collection consists of 312 serials and monographs concerning the history of orthodox churches in Russia and Europe.
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Berit Thorbjørnsrud

they have been able to influence the organizational pattern at the expense of canons. Such explanations seem to confirm the widespread notion of nationalism as a particularly serious problem in the Orthodox Church. However, the question is whether this is really the case, and further, whether the

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Gheorghe Petraru

* Professor, PhD of Mission Studies and Fundamental Theology at The Faculty of Orthodox Missiology “Dumitru Staniloae”, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania. The Orthodox Church is present today all over the world, due to its mission and to the migration of the members of this church

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Neven Vukic

Khodr of Mount Lebanon, Archbishop Anastasios Yannoulatos of Albania), or originate from regions where Orthodox Christians are a minority in terms of religious demographics (e.g., Turkey, Lebanon, Albania). However, the position of the Russian Orthodox Church on this issue has often been

Schnider, Franz

1. A distinction is made among (a) the “Orthodox churches of the two Ecumenical Councils,” that have accepted only the first two Councils, Nicaea I (325) and Constantinople I (381)—namely, the Old Church of the East and the Old Church of the East in India, (b) the “Orthodox churches of the three

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Kallis, Anastasios

In keeping with their flexible and liberal spirit, which opposes defining the concept of orthodoxy (§§1–2) as a doctrinaire rigidity of binding belief, the Orthodox churches have no required term for themselves. The many terms used are to be understood in their historical contexts as reactions

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Getatchew Haile

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church’s Tradition on the Holy Cross is a volume that combines both ancient and derived Ethiopic literature on the Cross. The work brings together all the major sources from manuscripts preserved in different monasteries and edited and translated into English. The sources include homilies by Minas bishop of Aksum, John Chrysostom, James of Sarug, as well as a number of anonymous authors, all translated from Greek during the Aksumite era.
The derived literature includes works by the famous men of the pen, including the fifteenth-century Abba Giyorgis of Sägla and Emperor Zär’a Ya‘ǝqob. Poetic hymns to the Cross constitute a part of the collection, one of these being glorification of the Cross by Abba Baḥrǝy, author of several important works.

Meno, John P.

The Oriental Orthodox churches, part of the worldwide family of Eastern Christians, comprise the Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicate of Holy Etchmiadzin and Catholicate of Sis), Coptic Orthodox Church, Eritrean Orthodox Church (Eritrea 2), Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Malankara Orthodox Syrian

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