Eastern Church


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Eastern 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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Through this programme Believers Eastern Church aims to reach out to and rehabilitate fishermen community and their families.
Basil the Great's Canon 13 are why the Eastern Church has never developed a just war theory as the Latin West has done (84-85, 143-44).
Their concert will include motets and liturgical settings from the Eastern Church written within the last 300 years, together with Russian folk songs that display a range of emotions and, with their rhythms and melodies, convey all that is characteristic of the great 'Russian Soul'.
"The Eastern Church in the Spiritual Marketplace: American Conversations to Orthodox Christianity" is a delve into the Americans who chose the Orthodox Church, the church of the Byzantine Empire, and more recently, traditional Russian Christianity.
THE GENERAL Assembly of the Middle Eastern Church Council will take place in Cyprus late in November, Archbishop Chrysostomos announced yesterday.
Augustine, Nemesius of Emesa, the Eastern Church and Nestorian Christianity on the body, and the influence of Jewish and Islamic thought on the development of the Western medical curriculum.
Despite the abundance of recent publications in religion and science, the Eastern Church has not been prominently involved in the discussion.
He holds it essential that the Eastern Church rejoin the Western.
This look at what some may view as an overemphasis on nation-church-culture is actually an excellent tool for understanding Eastern Church philosophy, so foreign in the West.
Binns's thematic organizing principle makes sense, emphasizing as it does, and for a largely Western readership, the commonalities (and sometimes messiness) of Eastern church views, histories and relationships.
The community centre has its main approach from the eastern church sagrato through the central linear atrium.

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