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Through western eyes : Eastern Orthodoxy : a reformed perspective

Author: Robert Letham
Publisher: Fearn, Ross-shire : Mentor, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The culture of the Eastern Church is alien to our experience. Yet the more we familiarize ourselves with the Eastern Church the more we recognize, for all the differences, the family resemblances. --publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Letham
ISBN: 9781845502478 1845502477
OCLC Number: 181737675
Description: 319 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: From Jerusalem to Constantinople --
On to Chalcedon --
Constantinople and Nicaea again --
Fathers of the church --
Eastern church from the seventh century --
Of prayers and icons --
Scripture and tradition --
Church and sacraments --
Trinity --
Salvation: justification, deification and synergism --
Areas of agreement, misunderstanding and disagreement --
Long term perspective (John 17).
Responsibility: Robert Letham.

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The culture of the Eastern Church, to many, is alien. Yet there are recognizable family resemblances. This book aims to start to get to know one another again from a Reformed Protestant perspective.  Read more...

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