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Encountering the mystery : understanding Orthodox Christianity today

Author: Bartholomew, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The spiritual leader of Orthodox Christianity chronicles the history, culture, traditions, and tenets of his faith, tracing the two-thousand-year evolution of the faith, the schisms that led to its split with Western Christianity, and its doctrine and liturgy.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bartholomew, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
ISBN: 9780385518130 0385518137
OCLC Number: 145431758
Description: xlvi, 252 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Kallistos Ware --
Biographical note / John Chryssavgis --
Historical perspectives : the Orthodox Church and the Ecumenical Patriarchate --
Song and space : art, architecture, and liturgy --
The gift of theology : basic principles and perspectives --
Vocation of love : monasticism as choice and calling --
Spirituality and sacraments : prayer and the spiritual life --
The wonder of creation : religion and ecology --
Faith and freedom : conscience and human rights --
Transforming the world : i. social justice ; ii. religion and society ; war and peace --
Epilogue: The hope that lies within.
Responsibility: His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
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The spiritual leader of Orthodox Christianity chronicles the history, culture, traditions, and tenets of his faith, tracing the two-thousand-year evolution of the faith, the schisms that led to its split with Western Christianity, and its doctrine and liturgy.

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