Belief and practice in the Orthodox Church
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Belief and practice in the Orthodox Church

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Published by Minos in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Eusebius A. Stepahou.
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. ;
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18242665M

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  This small book is more of a doctoral dissertation, and a very intimate introduction to the belief and practice of the Ethiopian Orthodox church from the perspective of the author who has lived in several Western nations/5(7). In reality I am not introducing the book to you, but you to the book; for it is not merely a publication, but the living and genuine expression of the Orthodox belief and practice as conceived and lived by a young American-born Greek Orthodox clergyman who laboriously searched for the belief and practice that should be experienced and practiced Author: Eusebius A. Stephanou. Welcome to the Orthodox Church - its history, theology, worship, spirituality, and daily life. This friendly guide provides a comprehensive introduction to Orthodoxy, but with a twist: listeners learn by making a series of visits to a fictitious church, and get to know the faith as . While a self-governing (or autocephalous) body, the Russian Orthodox Church does follow the fundamentals of Orthodox theology. Among the most important components are a belief in the Holy Trinity. The Orthodox Church follows a doctrine of hypostases, which posits that the Trinity is composed of three distinct divine persons, without overlap.

  Belief and Practice in the Orthodox Church. Published by The Very Reverend Eusebius A. Stephanou, Elsie Lane, Destin, Florida ; No copyright. The Orthodox Church in America. The Mission of The Orthodox Church in America, the local autocephalous Orthodox Christian Church, is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit ”.   To Latins, practice, including liturgy, is an outgrowth of doctrine and therefore secondary; to Greeks, practice shapes belief and is therefore of ultimate importance. “Practice shapes belief,” a principle frequently cited by scholars both East and West in its Latin formulation: Lex orandi, lex credendi. The phrase is accurately translated. A comprehensive guide to what the Orthodox Church believes about a number of subjects including belief in: God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. Published by Conciliar Press (now Ancient Faith Publishing) WHAT IS THE ORTHODOX CHURCH? The Orthodox Church is the Church founded by Jesus Christ and described throughout the New Testament.

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with its headquarters located in the City of New York, is an Eparchy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, The mission of the Archdiocese is to proclaim the Gospel of Christ, to teach and spread the Orthodox Christian faith, to energize, cultivate, and guide the life of the Church in the United States of America according to the Orthodox. Orthodoxy (from Greek ὀρθοδοξία orthodoxía "righteous/correct opinion") is adherence to correct or accepted creeds, especially in religion. In the Christian sense the term means "conforming to the Christian faith as represented in the creeds of the early Church." [self-published source] The first seven ecumenical councils were held between the years of and with the aim of.   Essentially the Orthodox Church shares much with the other Christian Churches in the belief that God revealed himself in Jesus Christ, and a belief in the incarnation of Christ, his crucifixion. The belief and practice of the Orthodox Church is that we bring even our youngest members to be joined to Christ in holy baptism, and so they can be brought up in "the nurture and admonition of.