The A to Z of the Orthodox Church by Michael Prokurat, Michael D. Peterson, Alexander Golitzin
By Michael Prokurat, Michael D. Peterson, Alexander Golitzin
Of the 3 significant branches of Christianity, Orthodoxy is the least recognized and so much misunderstood. The A to Z of the Orthodox Church presents scholars, researchers, and experts with a table encyclopedia of the theology and theologians, saints, sinners, locations and occasions of the jap Church. millennia of the faith are surveyed in over concise entries, concentrating totally on the final one hundred fifty years. comprises an outline of the early Church during the Byzantine and Russian Empires, into the current multinational Orthodox presence within the ecumenical stream. a few of the basic entries can't be discovered in other places in English, and the excellent compilation of biographies of nineteenth- and 20th-century Orthodox theologians (American, Russian, Greek, and lots of different nationalities) is released right here for the 1st time. This publication encompasses a precise 4,000-year chronology, illustrations, broad bibliography, and an appendix directory the present canonical...
Read or Download The A to Z of the Orthodox Church PDF
Best christian denominations & sects books
A Treatise about the Treasure and most beneficial Stone of the Philosophers. Or the strategy and method of this Divine artwork; With Observations Drawn from the Works of Arnoldus, Raymondus, Rhasis, Albertus, and Michael Scotus, First released by means of Janus Lacinius, the Calabrian, with a Copious Index.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of holiday makers are attracted to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to adventure first-hand the necessary pastoral--both as an break out from city lifestyles and as an extraordinary chance to turn into immersed in heritage. the world has attracted viewers wanting to capture a glimpse of the designated spiritual neighborhood of the previous Order Amish, to understand the wonderful thing about the farmland, to benefit from the considerable and scrumptious meals of the Pennsylvania Dutch.
E-book through James C. Juhnke
Serving the Amish is a detailed advisor for pros who take care of or engage with simple humans: medical professionals, nurses, legislations enforcement officials, judges, social employees, psychotherapists, and dependancy counselors, between others. For those execs, realizing the "what" of Amish existence isn't adequate. they have to move deeper, figuring out the "why"―the ideologies that either force and bind this neighborhood in a method of ideals that turns out alien to people who embody the technological and social turbulence of the twenty-first century.
Additional resources for The A to Z of the Orthodox Church
The A to Z of the Nixon–Ford Era by Mitchell K. Hall, 2009. 100. The A to Z of Horror Cinema by Peter Hutchings, 2009. 101. The A to Z of Westerns in Cinema by Paul Varner, 2009. 102. The A to Z of Zionism by Rafael Medoff and Chaim I. Waxman, 2009. 103. The A to Z of the Roosevelt–Truman Era by Neil A. Wynn, 2009. 104. The A to Z of Jehovah’s Witnesses by George D. Chryssides, 2009. 105. The A to Z of Native American Movements by Todd Leahy and Raymond Wilson, 2009. 106. The A to Z of the Shakers by Stephen J.
85. The A to Z of Japanese Business by Stuart D. B. Picken, 2009. 86. The A to Z of the Reagan–Bush Era by Richard S. Conley, 2009. 87. The A to Z of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations by Robert F. Gorman and Edward S. Mihalkanin, 2009. 88. The A to Z of French Cinema by Dayna Oscherwitz and MaryEllen Higgins, 2009. 89. The A to Z of the Puritans by Charles Pastoor and Galen K. Johnson, 2009. 90. The A to Z of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare by Benjamin C. Garrett and John Hart, 2009.
The need for a dictionary of the Orthodox Church in the narrow sense of a list of words with definitions has been provisionally met by Webster’s Third New International Dictionary. Many, if not most, of the technical Greek and Russian theological words and terms that would otherwise be underlined and treated as foreign—up until Webster’s Third—are now listed as “American” words. ) The fact that these terms exist in a large American dictionary should be credited to Fr. Georges Florovsky’s serving as an editor for Webster’s Third and to the inimitable American characteristic of positively accepting as its own the culture and language of large segments of its population.