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The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Henry Chadwick

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book provides a detailed narrative history of the first six centuries of the Christian Church, from the first followers of Jesus to the papacy of Gregory the Great (590–604). It describes how ... More


Anglicans and the Eastern Church

LEON LITVACK

in J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the Anglican approaches to the Eastern Church during Neale’s time. The discussion helps place Neale’s activities in the larger context of 19th-century Anglo–Catholicism, where ... More


Neale’s History of the Holy Eastern Church

LEON LITVACK

in J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Neale’s History of the Holy Eastern Church. Three parts of the History were published, the first two during his lifetime and the third posthumously: The Patriarchate of ... More


Neale and Orthodox Hymnody

LEON LITVACK

in J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Neale’s Orthodox hymnody, focusing on the Hymns of the Eastern Church, first published in 1862. It also compares his work in hymnody with that of Danish Lutheran Nikolaj ... More


Neale’s Translations

LEON LITVACK

in J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Neale’s translations of several hymns. By the time hymns of the Eastern Church appeared, he had secured a reputation as a gifted translator of Latin hymns. He had developed an ... More


Neale and the Eastern Church

LEON LITVACK

in J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Neale’s Anglo–Catholicism led him to gain an interest in the church of Fathers and in the movement to recall their teachings for the Victorian Church. There were both popular and personal factors ... More


Preexistence in the Modern Age

Terryl L. Givens

in When Souls Had Wings: Pre-Mortal Existence in Western Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195313901
eISBN:
9780199871933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313901.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Some contemporary theologians have called for a return to Origen. Nicholas Berdyaev advocated the idea, but the Eastern Orthodox Church strenuously resists the idea, as does the Roman Catholic ... More


Introduction

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Symeon the New Theologian is one of the most outstanding Fathers of the Eastern Church. Almost ten centuries after his death, his teachings on the vision of God as light, on sanctity and dispassion, ... More


Introduction

Susan Wessel

in Cyril of Alexandria and the Nestorian Controversy: The Making of a Saint and of a Heretic

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268467
eISBN:
9780191699276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268467.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This study explains the paradox regarding Cyril and Nestorius in the Eastern church history by situating the Nestorian controversy within a broader historical and cultural context. It examines how ... More


Orientalium Ecclesiarum

Adam A. J. DeVille

in The Reception of Vatican II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190625795
eISBN:
9780190625832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625795.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Vatican II’s proclamation of the Decree on the Catholic Eastern Churches, Orientalium Ecclesiarum, was a watershed moment re-evaluating the relationship between the Roman Church and the Eastern ... More


The Study of Arabic in Europe during the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

G. J. TOMMER

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Involvement of the European nations with the Ottoman Empire and trade and the growth of interest among Western Europeans in establishing links with the Eastern Churches are the two factors favouring ... 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


Athanasius Transcendence and Transformation

J. REBECCA LYMAN

in Christology and Cosmology: Models of Divine Activity in Origen, Eusebius, and Athanasius

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267454
eISBN:
9780191683275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267454.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Athanasius' passionate defence of the incarnation of Christ appears to provide a purely religious cosmology. This ‘soteriological’ or ‘Christocentric’ emphasis is a commonplace in scholarly ... More


If These Walls Could Only Speak: Icons as Vehicles of Divine Speech

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/9780198757757.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the liturgical practice, at home in the Eastern Orthodox Church, of venerating icons, asking: What is it about the liturgical role of icons that would make behavior such as ... More


The Theological World of the Philokalia 1

Rowan Williams

in The Philokalia: A Classic Text of Orthodox Spirituality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390261
eISBN:
9780199932931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390261.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter interprets the relation between faith and works in Mark the Ascetic and his Messalian adversaries. it shows how the Eastern Church balanced the relation between faith and works 1,000 ... More


Fasting and Food Habits in the Eastern Orthodox Church

Antonia-Leda Matalas, Eleni Tourlouki, and Chrystalleni Lazarou

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines fasting and food habits in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Orthodox dietary rules require periodic vegetarianism through the avoidance of all animal food, with the exception of ... More


Dante’s Muḥammad:: Parallels between Islam and Arianism

Maria Esposito Frank

in Dante and Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263868
eISBN:
9780823266302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263868.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

After surveying a variety of apologetical and polemical Christian texts on Islam which circulated in medieval Eastern and Latin Christendom, this study traces the changing Christian perceptions of, ... More


John Meyendorff’s response to Jugie

Norman Russell

in Gregory Palamas and the Making of Palamism in the Modern Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199644643
eISBN:
9780191772351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644643.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Meyendorff was the first to attempt an account of Palamas and Palamite theology based on a thorough investigation of the sources, both edited and unedited. On its publication in 1959, his ... More


Athens Engaging Jerusalem

Michael A. Rynkiewich

in Theologically Engaged Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797852
eISBN:
9780191839177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797852.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter proposes that the emergence of the individual is often credited to theological anthropology filtered through the Enlightenment. This concept has been reshaped with secular meaning, yet ... More


Entering through Death, Living with Doubt

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/9780198757757.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter is autobiographical, detailing the author’s entrance into the Eastern Orthodox Church. It considers how the Eastern Orthodox tradition treats the topic of death and what it is to be ... More


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