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Women and Greek Orthodoxy in the Twenty-First Century: Charting Elements of Change

Eleni Sotiriou

in Women and Religiosity in Orthodox Christianity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298600
eISBN:
9781531500610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298600.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The aim of this chapter is to pinpoint and discuss some of the most important transformations, innovations, and elements of change in the way that lay and monastic women in Greece practice and ... More


Greek Orthodoxy in America Enters the Twenty-First Century

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/9781501749438.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines how Archbishop Iakovos's successor, Archbishop Spyridon, made a mistake on the side of tradition. It illustrates the limits and potential drawbacks of Greek Orthodoxy's reliance ... More


The Challenges of the 1960s

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/9781501749438.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines Archbishop Iakovos's call for the Greek Orthodox to consider their church to be no longer an immigrant church but an American church. It talks about how Archbishop Iakovo tried ... 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


Greek Orthodoxy versus Protestant Congregationalism

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/9781501749438.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the moment of ascendancy of Greek Orthodoxy in the United States. It talks about Archbishop Athenagoras, who arrived from Greece and introduced sweeping changes that ... More


The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Alexander Kitroeff

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This sweeping history shows how the Greek Orthodox Church in America has functioned as much more than a religious institution, becoming the focal point in the lives of the country's million-plus ... More


Religion in the Greek Public Sphere: Debating Europe's Influence

Effie Fokas

in Orthodox Constructions of the West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251926
eISBN:
9780823253067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251926.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter navigates between two bodies of theory regarding secularization in Orthodox contexts and the influence of ‘Europe’ on the latter: does ‘Europeanization’ lead to secularization of ... More


Church and Patriarchate and the Limits of Americanization

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/9781501749438.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the state of Greek Orthodoxy in America at the end of the twentieth century. It assesses whether the Church under Archbishop Iakovos overreached in its efforts to Americanize, ... More


The Peoples of the Islamic Empires

Gerald MacLean and Nabil Matar

in Britain and the Islamic World, 1558–1713

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199203185
eISBN:
9780191728433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203185.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Early British travellers and traders in the Islamic world met people from different ethnicities, religions, and races. Unlike the internal uniformity of European countries, the Ottoman, Safavid, and ... More


Neoplatonists in Modern Greek Poetry

David Ricks

in Faces of the Infinite: Neoplatonism and Poetry at the Confluence of Africa, Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267257
eISBN:
9780191965081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267257.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This paper analyses a cluster of major Greek poets since 1880 who have referred to key figures from the history of Neoplatonism as a foil to their ancestral Greek Orthodoxy. Though that foil ... More


“Zeal and Noise”: Jewish Imperial Allegiance and the Greco-Ottoman War of 1897

Julia Phillips Cohen

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter elaborates upon Judeo-Muslim interdependence and a sense of common destiny. During the late nineteenth century, Jews constituted the single largest ethno-religious group in Salonica and ... More


Battle Lines

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Taunts from the Senate, damaging to President Harry S. Truman's claim that he would not tolerate religious persecution in Spain, led him to call for a study of the problem. The ensuing report ... More


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