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Inheritance and Change in Orthodox Christianity

Inheritance and change provides a significant framework for dialectic in the lives of the communicants of the Orthodox Church. These essays look toward an informed Orthodox Christian understanding of the process of stability and change in the Orthodox Church.

180 pages | 6 x 9 | © 1995

Religion: Christianity

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Part One: Introduction
Ecclesial Themes and Epistemic Principles: a Framework
Part Two: Applied Inheritance
Hominization and Pentecost [1976]
The Hopko Thesis on the Male Character of the Priesthood: An Observational Critique [1976]
God’s Creation: Our Inheritance and Our Witness [1979]
Contemporary Epistemology, Formative Theology, and the Forthcoming Great and Holy Council [1979]
Human Liberty and the Orthodox Church [1980]
On Baptism and the Resurrection: An Easter Sermon [1985]
Paul as Organizational Theorist [1990]
The American University, the Orthodox Church, and the Two Higher Learnings [1990/1992]
Part Three: Documented Change
A New Church: The Americanization of the Greek Orthodox Church [1976]
Historical Reflections on the Constitutions of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America 1922-1982 [1982]
The Ecumenical Patriarchate’s Contributions to the Holy American Church: A Sermon [1983]
The Legacy of the Bishops of Constantinople: A Sermon [1984]
The Organ and the Orthodox Church: Some Contemporary Reflections [1987/1993]
Greek Orthodox Church Statistics of the United States, 1949-1989: Some Ecclesial and Social Patterns [1989/1990]
Part Four: Advocated Future
Polis and Ecclesia: Toward and Amercian Orthodox Church [1972]

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