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Eastern and Western Elements in the Irish Monastic Prayer of the Hours

Peter Jeffery

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Divine Office of the early Irish church is one of the more recondite subjects in the study of Western liturgical history, and cannot be studied without looking at the Eastern Christian liturgical ... More


Introduction: The Other Christianity?

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of how Western scholars have misrepresented the preceding millennia of Eurasian history, producing teleological accounts that underestimate or deny ... More


Eastern Christians and Religious Objects: Personal and Material Biographies Entangled

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter shows that in order to understand the efficacy of an icon in a local context it is necessary to examine interaction between and within local social groups, as well as communication with ... More


Continuities—Personal and Institutional

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores a series of continuities across a period of time—the sixth through the ninth centuries—that witnessed some of the most consequential changes in the late ancient world. In the ... More


The Acoustics and Geopolitics of Orthodox Practices in the Estonian-russian Border Region

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

While part of a global community of Eastern Christians, Orthodox believers in Saatse and elsewhere in Setomaa maintain distinctive musical practices and oral traditions, commemorate local saints, ... More


The Ground of Union: Deification in Aquinas and Palamas

A. N. Williams

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195124361
eISBN:
9780199853502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124361.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book attempts to resolve one of the oldest and bitterest controversies between the Eastern and Western Christian churches: namely, the dispute about the doctrine of deification. This book ... More


Missionaries and European Diplomatic Competition

Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon

in Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231138659
eISBN:
9780231511094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231138659.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses religious and diplomatic rivalries in the Middle East. It begins in the mid-nineteenth century when Russia asserted its role as protector of Eastern Christians—a claim that ... More


Trinitarian Theology: West and East: Karl Barth, the Cappadocian Fathers, and John Zizioulas

Paul M. Collins

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270324
eISBN:
9780191683985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270324.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book represents a unique contribution to the dialogue between the traditions of Eastern and Western Christian thought. Through the writings of Karl Barth and John Zizioulas, the book seeks to ... More


Gunther of Pairis’s Hystoria Constantinopolitana

George E. Demacopoulos

in Colonizing Christianity: Greek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284429
eISBN:
9780823285976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284429.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter looks at Gunther of Pairis's Hystoria Constantinopolitana, which is a hagiography celebrating the theft of Constantinopolitan religious treasure. Indeed, its primary source is to explain ... More


Love and Liturgy

Terence Cuneo

in Ritualized Faith: Essays on the Philosophy of Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757757
eISBN:
9780191817663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757757.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

For two millennia, Christians have assembled on the “day of the sun” to celebrate the liturgy together. But why structure one’s life in such a way that participation in ritualized religious activity ... More


Two Arabic Commentaries on the Apocalypse of John in Historical and Cultural Context

Stephen J. Davis

in Revelation 1-3 in Christian Arabic Commentary: John's First Vision and the Letters to the Seven Churches

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281848
eISBN:
9780823286256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281848.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This introduction provides readers with a brief overview of early Christian interpretation of Apocalypse of John, with a special focus on its rather contested reception in the eastern Mediterranean. ... More


Conceptions of the Human (Interpersonality II): The Limits of Regret

Sergey Dolgopolski

in Other Others: The Political after the Talmud

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280186
eISBN:
9780823281640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280186.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter expands the notion of Talmudic refuting to translate it into a certain structure of personhood in an interpersonal relationship. It stages a conception of personhood, which neither ... More


Liturgy and the Moral Life

Terence Cuneo

in Ritualized Faith: Essays on the Philosophy of Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757757
eISBN:
9780191817663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757757.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

If you attend the performance of most Christian liturgies, you will find the assembled reading and listening to the scriptural depiction of various events that compose the core Christian narrative. ... More


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