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The Eastern Orthodox Church and the Modern World

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter details how, in the course of the twentieth century, the position of the Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches weakened markedly—and apparently irreversibly—in some of their historic ... More


Introduction

Vera Shevzov

in Russian Orthodoxy on the Eve of Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195154658
eISBN:
9780199835249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154657.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter begins with brief descriptions of historical events that marked the evolution of Orthodox Christianity in Russia. This is followed by a discussion on the approaches for ... More


Appanage and Muscovite Russia

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky

in Russian Identities: A Historical Survey

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195156508
eISBN:
9780199868230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156508.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the period that followed the collapse of the Kievan state, named after the udel, or appanage, the separate holding of an individual prince. It explains that typically, it was ... More


Johnson’s Reading, Beliefs, and Translation of A Voyage to Abyssinia

Wendy Laura Belcher

in Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson: Ethiopian Thought in the Making of an English Author

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199793211
eISBN:
9780199949700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793211.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

Johnson was drawn to Voyage historique d'Abissinie, this chapter proposes, by its African Christianity. That is, translating it was a way of thinking about what it meant to be a Christian and how ... More


Russian Identities: A Historical Survey

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195156508
eISBN:
9780199868230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156508.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book investigates the question of Russian identity, looking at changes and continuing over a huge territory, many centuries, and a variety of political, social, and economic structures. Its main ... More


Orthodox-muslim Interactions at “Mixed Shrines” in Macedonia

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/9780520260559.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Throughout all but the first three centuries of its existence, Orthodox Christianity shared borders with Islam across immense stretches of territory extending at times from North Africa to the ... More


Conclusion

Vera Shevzov

in Russian Orthodoxy on the Eve of Revolution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195154658
eISBN:
9780199835249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154657.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by the Orthodox Church on the eve of the Russian Revolution. During this time, Orthodox Christianity faced a genuine krisis in corporate ... More


Introduction

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/9780199324958.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction informs the reader that twentieth-century Christian conversion movements to Orthodoxy should be understood as a turn to tradition, but one that occurred through the doorway of ... More


In the World, Yet Not of the World: Social and Global Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

John Chryssavgis (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231713
eISBN:
9780823237005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231713.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book represents a selection of major addresses and significant messages as well as public statements by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, “first ... More


Religion, Democracy, and the “Twin Tolerations”

Alfred Stepan

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Are all, or only some, of the world's religious systems politically compatible with democracy? This is, of course, one of the most important and heatedly debated questions of our times. This chapter ... More


Interviews and Comments: A Selection

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in On Earth As In Heaven: Ecological Vision and Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238859
eISBN:
9780823238897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238859.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contains a selection of interviews by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with various journalists on television, in newspapers, and in journals.


The Ecumenical Patriarchate: Visionary Ministry

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in In the World, Yet Not of the World: Social and Global Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231713
eISBN:
9780823237005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231713.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew speaks of The Ecumenical Patriarchate in his Enthronement address in the Church of St. George at the ... More


Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation

John Chryssavgis and Bruce V. Foltz (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251445
eISBN:
9780823252909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251445.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Can Orthodox Christianity offer unique spiritual resources especially suited to the environmental concerns of today? This book makes the case that yes, it can. This book helps answer a worldly ... More


Orthodox Christianity And Nationalism: An Introduction

Lucian N. Leustean

in Orthodox Christianity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256068
eISBN:
9780823261307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256068.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Introduction sets out the comparative framework of analysis and investigates the main patterns on church-state relations within the Orthodox commonwealth. It provides the theoretical framework of ... More


Fundamentalism or Tradition: Christianity after Secularism

Aristotle Papanikolaou and George E. Demacopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823285792
eISBN:
9780823288755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285792.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Tradition, secularization and fundamentalism—all three categories are contested, yet in their contestation, they shape our sensibilities and are mutually implicated, the one with the others. The ... More


“Every Bird Has Its Own Song”: Congregational Singing and the Making of Estonian Orthodoxy

Jeffers Engelhardt

in Singing the Right Way: Orthodox Christians and Secular Enchantment in Estonia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199332120
eISBN:
9780199395491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199332120.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter traces the emergence of Protestant-influenced congregational songs (riimilaulud) in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Estonian Orthodoxy. These songs responded to the politics ... More


Ecology, Morality, and the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century: The Earth in the Hands of the Sons of Noah

H. Tristram Engelhardt

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251445
eISBN:
9780823252909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251445.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

With regard to the environment, and more generally with respect to developing environmental policy, there is uncertainty about all the empirical data that can be invoked to change and frame policy. ... More


Mending the Mothers of Ethiopia: Institutional Roots, Logic, and Mission

Anita Hannig

in Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457154
eISBN:
9780226457321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457321.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Introducing the institutional dimensions of fistula treatment in Ethiopia, this chapter provides historical background to the mission of Hamlin fistula hospitals and analyzes core facets of their ... More


The Ecumenical Patriarchate

Paschalis M. Kitromilides

in Orthodox Christianity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256068
eISBN:
9780823261307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256068.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Nationalism as a force of change transforming European societies in the direction of modernity and secularization inevitably involved a confrontation with the Orthodox Church and with the foremost ... More


On Earth As In Heaven: Ecological Vision and Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

John Chryssavgis (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238859
eISBN:
9780823238897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238859.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

No worldwide Church leader has been as internationally recognized for his dynamic leadership and initiatives in addressing the theological, ethical, and practical imperative in relation to the ... More


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