The Orthodox Church : An Introduction to its History, Doctrine, and Spiritual Culture, Paperback Book

The Orthodox Church : An Introduction to its History, Doctrine, and Spiritual Culture Paperback

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This important work offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date account of the Orthodox Church available, providing a detailed account of its historical development, as well as exploring Orthodox theology and cultureWritten by one of the leading Orthodox historians and theologians in the English-speaking worldOffers an in-depth engagement with the issues surrounding Orthodoxy's relationship to the modern world, including political, cultural and ethical debatesConsiders the belief tradition, spirituality, liturgical diversity, and Biblical heritage of the Eastern Churches; their endurance of oppressions and totalitarianisms; and their contemporary need to rediscover their voice and confidence in a new world-orderRecipient of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 award

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 474 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Orthodox & Oriental Churches
  • ISBN: 9781444337310

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