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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


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


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


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 intersections of state, family and church in Italy and Greece

Margarita Markoviti and Lina Molokotos-Liederman

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the fragile organisation of welfare in southern Europe, with Italy and Greece as examples. In the Mediterranean countries, it is the idea of ‘familism’ that best captures a ... 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


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


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

Susan Wessel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268467
eISBN:
9780191699276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268467.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

What were the historical and cultural processes by which Cyril of Alexandria was elevated to canonical status while his opponent, Nestorius, Bishop of Constantinople, was made into a heretic? In ... 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


Are Muslim Democrats a Threat to Secularism and Freedom of Religion?: The Turkish Case

Talip Küçükcan

in The Future of Religious Freedom: Global Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199930890
eISBN:
9780199980581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930890.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In contrast to those who see the Islamic movement in Turkey as a threat to liberty, the chapter provides evidence for a positive push by the AK Party for democratic constitutional reforms and ... More


The World of Sir William Trumbull

John-Paul A Ghobrial

in The Whispers of Cities: Information Flows in Istanbul, London, and Paris in the Age of William Trumbull

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672417
eISBN:
9780191770494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672417.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

From the rise of oriental studies to the expansion of English trade in the Mediterranean, the seventeenth century witnessed several developments that contributed to England’s growing interest in the ... More


Dr. Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens): Floating On A Cloud of Mercy

Arthur J. Magida

in Opening the Doors of Wonder: Reflections on Religious Rites of Passage

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245457
eISBN:
9780520941717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245457.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the conversion of Cat Stevens from Christianity to Islam. In his early life, he attended art school in London, took up folk music, and cut some hits (“Peace Train,” “Wild ... More


The Religio-Secular Continuum: Reflections on the Religious Dimensions of Turkish Secularism

Markus Dressler

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the secular and the religious in Turkey as a self-reaffirming “binary pair.” It describes Turkish laicism as a process, not of separation, but of the containment and ... More


Harilaos Papapostolou (1932–1998): —National Endowment for the Arts

Tina Bucuvalas (ed.)

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/9781496819703.003.0034
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In Agrinion, Greece, HarilaosPapapostolou apprenticed with a traditional psaltis, or chanter, at age five, and mastered the enormous repertoire that composed the liturgical cycle. He became the head ... More


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