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Greek Church:

see Orthodox Eastern ChurchOrthodox Eastern Church,
community of Christian churches whose chief strength is in the Middle East and E Europe. Their members number some 300 million worldwide. The Orthodox agree doctrinally in accepting as ecumenical the first seven councils (see council, ecumenical) and in
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Greek Orthodox Church

1. Also called Greek Church the established Church of Greece, governed by the holy synod of Greece, in which the Metropolitan of Athens has primacy of honour
2. another name for Orthodox Church
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No matter what the building, the Greek church is not merely a physical structure; it is a place in our soul that guides us through the many challenges of life.
Although the subject of I Dexia Tsepi tou Rassou: Nouvela (The right pocket of the cassock: A novella) is drawn from items of Hellenic interest, and true ones at that--the death of the head of the Greek Church, Archbishop Christodoulos, on January 28, 2008, and the subsequent election of Archbishop Hieronymos as his successor--Makridakis's plot device of setting the action away from the "real" world and in the timelessness of an old island monastery, abandoned by all but a hermit monk and his dog, bares the allegorical and satirical substratum of his tale to a universal understanding.
Papathanasiou, on the theology of the Greek Church, and Aristotle Papanikolaou, on the concept of personhood in twentieth-century Orthodox theology, both offer more critical approaches; their presentation of some of the problems of interpretation arising from the standard earlier and recent accounts of Orthodoxy is welcome in a subject where there is a danger of resorting to bland general statements.
Greek Church had allocated the land of the cemetery in 2005.
In the first half of the third century, many Christians still regarded the concept of distinctive religious buildings as the mark of idolatry, as witness these quotations from Origen, a seminary professor and the most important father of the early Greek church.
Incidentally, she also reported that Christmas Day was observed on January 6, which is in line with the Russian and Greek Church of today.
First, she is surely right to emphasize the significance for Cusanus of the Greek Church Fathers: the book serves as a model for similar philosophically minded readings of other scholastic authors in conjunction with Patristic materials.
It is noise, but you know, the noise is good noise," said Dimitrios Deligiannides, an elder in a Greek church that originally bought the building.
These sections are quite helpful in reviewing the Greek Church Fathers' views of science, and seeing the differences in their thought compared to more recent concepts regarding science.
The cardinal reiterated that the Greek Church was in no position to challenge either the Roman faith or its liturgical practice.
30pm on Monday, February 12, at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, Greek Church St, Bute St, Cardiff.