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Author Cross, Lawrence, 1943-

Title Eastern Christianity : the Byzantine tradition / Lawrence Cross
Published Sydney : E.J. Dwyer, 1988

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Description 117 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Historical outlines -- Origins -- Differentiation -- Estrangement -- Schism -- 2. The Byzantine theological view -- Gospel, culture and byzantium -- Trinity and incarnation -- The mystery of the church -- The bishop in the church -- Holy tradition -- The Laos, People of God -- 3. The sacramental mysteries -- An approach to the Sacraments -- Eucharist -- Marriage -- Penance -- Fast and feast -- 4. Tradition in life -- Earth made Heaven -- The Worshipper in the church -- Monasticism -- Icons -- The Jesus Prayer -- 5. Eastern Christianity, today and tomorrow -- The Orthodox Church today -- 6. Eastern rite Catholics -- 7. Toward reunion -- 8. Beginning to understand -- Conclusion -- Appendixes -- 1. Genealogy of the Christian liturgies -- 2. Further reading
Summary This book explores Eastern Orthodox Christianity both as a serious study and in a manner accessible to the widest range of readership. ... [from back cover]
Analysis Byzantine Empire - Civilization
Orthodox Eastern Church - History
Notes For secondary school students
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Orthodox Eastern Church -- History.
Orthodox Eastern Church.
Eastern churches.
Byzantium -- Civilization.
LC no. 88022894
ISBN 0855741481 (paperback)
Other Titles Eastern Christianity