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Looking Back, Ahead, and into the Eyes of Others: The Orthodox Christian Experience

Paul D. Numrich

in The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Orthodox Christians have lived in Muslim lands for centuries and now bring their unique perspectives to multireligious America. Encounters that began in conflict in the Old World carry the potential ... More


Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine

Raymond Cohen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189667
eISBN:
9780199851645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189667.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the mother of all the churches, erected on the spot where Jesus Christ was crucified and rose from the dead and where every Christian was born. In 1927, Jerusalem ... More


Greece: ‘Rationalizing’ Constitutional Powers in a Post-dictatorial Country

Georgios Trantas, Paraskevi Zagoriti, Torbjörn Bergman, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Kaare Strøm

in Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198297840
eISBN:
9780191602016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829784X.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Greek process of delegation is highly institutionalized and exhaustively regulated by the Constitution. The Constitution gives the cabinet strong stability and leverage over the parliament, ... More


Empire Dust: The Web of Relations in Saint George's Festival on Princes Island in Istanbul

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/9780520260559.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter describes contemporary Greek Orthodox celebrations on an island in the Bosporus that are attended by many Muslims from Istanbul, few of whom have any knowledge of the Christian faith. It ... More


The Politics of Ownership: State, Governance, and the Status Quo in the Church of the Anastasis (Holy Sepulchre)

Glenn Bowman

in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on the Holy Sepulchre or Church of the Anastasis, the “mother church” of Christianity, in an attempt to shift the analytic logic away from the identities of communities that ... More


Greek Orthodoxy Arrives in America

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter recounts the arrival and settlement of the Greek immigrants and culminates in the creation of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in 1922. It talks about the first churches the Greek ... More


Greek Orthodoxy and the Ethnic Revival

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how the Greek Orthodox Church dealt with the era of ethnic revival that legitimized European white ethnic identities, including that of Greek Americans. It highlights the ... More


The Challenges for an American Greek Orthodoxy

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter draws attention to Ligonier, a small town in western Pennsylvania with a population of about fifteen hundred that served as an unlikely site for where the future of Greek Orthodoxy in ... More


Toward an American Greek Orthodoxy

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter charts the Greek Orthodox Church's efforts to accelerate and deepen its American character. It talks about the Americanized second- and third-generation Greek Orthodox Americans that had ... More


Fr. Raphael Morgan and Early African American Orthodoxy

D. Oliver Herbel

in Turning to Tradition: Converts and the Making of an American Orthodox Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199324958
eISBN:
9780199353989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324958.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that for Raphael Morgan, the Orthodox tradition was seen as prior to the racially segregated Christianity of Europe and America. The American freedom for forging a religious ... 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


Introduction

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter provides an account of the Greek Orthodox Church's interrelationship with the Greek Americans throughout the twentieth century. It analyzes the Orthodox Church in the United States that ... More


“Publishing” the Gospel, Reading the Nahda: Protestant Print Culture in Late Ottoman Syria

Deanna Ferree Womack

in Protestants, Gender and the Arab Renaissance in Late Ottoman Syria

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474436717
eISBN:
9781474464901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436717.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 2 turns to the American Mission Press in Beirut, which was a site of American-Syrian collaboration and a resource for Syrian Protestants to participate in the Arab cultural and literary ... More


1917–1923: Balancing Religion and National Unity

Noah Haiduc-Dale

in Arab Christians in British Mandate Palestine: Communalism and Nationalism, 1917-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748676033
eISBN:
9780748684304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676033.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

While Arabs’ first response was to identify themselves along national lines, British policy and international pressures altered the options available to Arab Christians. While the British sought to ... More


Assimilation and Respectability in the 1950s

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the Greek Orthodox Church against the background of the 1950s. It highlights the rise in religiosity and the upward social mobility of the Greek American second generation. It ... More


Relations between the Churches of the Anglican Communion and the Churches of Eastern Christianity

Peter Eaton

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume V: Global Anglicanism, c. 1910-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199643011
eISBN:
9780191840111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199643011.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In this chapter the author discusses the Anglican Communion and the Churches of the Christian East which have had a long and significant relationship both at an official level of international ... More


The Greek Orthodox Church in between Greece and America

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter records how the hegemony of the Greek Orthodox Church was extended during the 1940s. It reflects back on the church's close entanglement with the world of secular politics. It also ... More


Church and Homeland

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at how the Greek Orthodox Church played a central role in Greek American efforts to shape US foreign policy toward Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus between the 1960s and 1980s. It talks ... More


Growth of Liturgical Music in the Iakovian Era1

Frank Desby

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Little has been written about the considerable changes in Greek Orthodox sacred music in America. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the two most common types of Greek music ... More


Americanization and the Immigrant Church in the 1920s

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter recounts the ways the archdiocese tried to overcome the political divide that affected Greek Orthodox life. It highlights how the archdiocese attempted to devise a strategy that would ... More


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