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The Orthodox Church: An Introduction to Its History, Doctrine, and Spiritual Culture


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By (author) John Anthony McGuckin

This important work offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date account of the Orthodox Church available, providing a detailed account of its historical development, as well as exploring Orthodox theology and culture Written by one of the leading Orthodox historians and theologians in the English-speaking world Offers an in-depth engagement with the issues surrounding Orthodoxy's relationship to the modern world, including political, cultural and ethical debates Considers the belief tradition, spirituality, liturgical diversity, and Biblical heritage of the Eastern Churches; their endurance of oppressions and totalitarianisms; and their contemporary need to rediscover their voice and confidence in a new world-order Recipient of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 award

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Format: Paperback | 480 pages
Dimensions: 170mm x 244mm x 28mm | 748g
Publication date: 28 December 2010
Publication City/Country: Chicester
ISBN 10: 1444337319
ISBN 13: 9781444337310
Edition statement: Reprint
Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, figures
Sales rank: 181,874

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