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The Orthodox Church: Student Edition
     

The Orthodox Church: Student Edition

by Thomas E. FitzGerald
 

ISBN-10: 0275964388

ISBN-13: 9780275964382

Pub. Date: 09/28/1998

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The first comprehensive introduction to the Orthodox Church in the United States from 1794 to the present, this text offers a succinct overview of the Church's distinctive history and its particular perspectives on the Christian faith. FitzGerald examines the relationship between the Orthodox Church and other Christian churches in the U.S., as well as the

Overview

The first comprehensive introduction to the Orthodox Church in the United States from 1794 to the present, this text offers a succinct overview of the Church's distinctive history and its particular perspectives on the Christian faith. FitzGerald examines the relationship between the Orthodox Church and other Christian churches in the U.S., as well as the contributions the Orthodox Church has made to the ecumenical movement. This student edition, ideal for classes in American Religion, Denominational History, and American social and cultural history, includes a bibliographic essay intended as a guide for further investigation into aspects of Orthodox Christianity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275964382
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
Student Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)
Lexile:
1480L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword

Preface

The Orthodox Church: A History

The Orthodox Church: An Introduction

The Alaskan Mission

Early Parish Development

Early Diocesan Developments

Proposals for Jurisdictional Cooperation

The Challenge of the Old World

The Challenge of the New World

Toward Greater Unity and Witness

An Era of Transitions

Heritage and Vision

Notes

Abbreviations Used in This Volume

Appendix I: Chronology

Appendix II: The Autocephalous and Autonomous Orthodox Churches

Appendix III: The Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops

Bibliographic Essay

Index

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