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

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

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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 culture * Written by one of the leading Orthodox historians and theologians in the English-speaking world * Offers an in-depth engagement with the issues surrounding Orthodoxy's relationship to the modern world, including political, cultural and ethical debates * Considers 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-order * Recipient of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 award

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

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