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

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

Author(s): Fr. John Anthony McGuckin

Published Online: 23 MAR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405150668

Online ISBN: 9781444301229

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301229

About this Book

  • 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

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