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 Orthodox - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Orthodox Judaism focuses on a strict adherence to what it sees as the correct interpretation of the Oral Torah, dating from the strict reforms instituted under King Josiah in 622/621 BCE.
The Catholic Church considers the Eastern Orthodox to be in schism and therefore not in full communion with the Holy See.
Confusingly, the term "Western Orthodox" refers to both Eastern-Rite Catholic churches in communion with the Roman See, and to Eastern Orthodox parishes of the Orthodox western rite.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /orthodox.htm   (874 words)

  
 S.C.J. FAQ: Section 2.4. Who We Are: What is Orthodox Judaism?
Orthodox Judaism is not a unified movement with a single governing body, but rather many different movements adhering to common principles.
All of the Orthodox movements are very similar in their observance and beliefs, differing only in the details that are emphasized.
Orthodox Judaism views itself as the continuation of the beliefs and practices of normative Judaism, as accepted by the Jewish nation at Mt. Sinai and codified in successive generations in an ongoing process that continues to this day.
shamash.org /lists/scj-faq/HTML/faq/02-04.html   (606 words)

  
 Orthodox Judaism
Orthodox Judaism is not a unified movement with a single governing body, but many different movements adhering to common principles.
Orthodox Judaism believes that both the Written and Oral Torah are of divine origin, and represent the word of G­d.
For the Orthodox, the term "Torah" refers to the "Written Law" as interpreted by the "Oral Law," interpreted in turn by the Rishonim (Medieval commentators), and eventually codified in the Codices: R.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Judaism/Orthodox.html   (410 words)

  
 Orthodox church, patriarchates
In most ways the Eastern Orthodox Church stands close to the Roman Catholic Church, for during more than half their history they were formally a unit.
The Orthodox do not have a central authority, no one even claims to be the successor of "Peter", with the immense authority given to him, and only to him and his successors!, by Jesus in Matt.16, Jn.21, Acts.1-9...
The Orthodox said that the Holy Spirit proceeds "from the Father"; the Catholics said the Holy Spirit proceeds "from the Father and from the Son" (Filioque)...
religion-cults.com /Christianity/Orthodox/Branch-C-Orthodox.htm   (1819 words)

  
 Orthodox Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Orthodox Theology - The word "Theology" is, in a sense,problematic for the Orthodox in as much as its commonly accepted meaning -- "Science of God" -- is, in at least one, sense an oxymoron.
It is the Orthodox belief that Jesus Christ is the "Word of God made flesh", and therefore those writings known as the scriptures are the "verbal icon (or image)" of the Word Himself.
Orthodox Spirituality - Spirituality is the act of living one's life in the Life of the Holy Spirit.
www.sspeterpaul.org /links.html   (940 words)

  
 The Orthodox Mind
When the Aleuts heard the Orthodox Gospel from the Russian missionaries, they did not wrongly think that they already knew what these missionaries were talking about, and so they got it right the first time, and so never had to contend with heterodox misinterpretations of the Faith.
The focus of Orthodox worship is not on the personality of the priest, nor is it focused on meeting the needs of individuals, or on contrived emotional experiences -- the focus is on God.
In the Orthodox Church, we affirm that there are demons that influence people and that people are responsible for their own actions.
www.orthodox.net /articles/orthodox-mind.html   (7847 words)

  
 General Information: Introduction
Introduction to Orthodoxy, excerpts from The Orthodox Church, by Bishop Kallistos (Ware).
The Orthodox Church: A brief overview of the Eastern Orthodox Church's history and teaching.
It is an exceptionally pleasant catechism of the Orthodox Church and a treasure of Patristic wisdom.
www.orthodoxinfo.com /general   (332 words)

  
 Orthodox Spirituality
This place is the Orthodox Church of Christ, the fount is the grace of the All-Holy Spirit, and the true teachers of the Divine doctrine that issues from this fountain are the Holy Fathers of the Orthodox Church.”
Presented because 1) these terms are misunderstood by many Orthodox today; and 2) these terms are related to the concept of spiritual authority and the concomitant evaluation of such on the basis of Holy Tradition.
The Orthodox Peace Fellowship of the Protection of the Mother of God is an association of Orthodox Christians belonging to different nations and jurisdictions trying to live the peace of Christ in day-to-day life, including situations of division and conflict.
aggreen.net /saints/spirituality.html   (1085 words)

  
 Orthodox Eastern Church
Orthodox Eastern Church, community of Christian churches whose chief strength is in the Middle East and E Europe.
Orthodox Eastern Church: The Patriarchs and Churches - The Patriarchs and Churches The four ancient patriarchates enjoy the highest prestige.
Orthodox Eastern Church: Relations with Rome and the West - Relations with Rome and the West The relations between the Orthodox and the Western Church have...
www.infoplease.com /ce6/society/A0836941.html   (447 words)

  
 Orthodox Church : Orthodox Catholic Church : Eastern Orthodoxy - News about religious cults and sects
The word orthodox (''right believing'') has traditionally been used, in the Greek-speaking Christian world, to designate communities, or individuals, who preserved the true faith (as defined by those councils), as opposed to those who were declared heretical.
The official designation of the church in Eastern Orthodox liturgical or canonical texts is ''the Orthodox Catholic Church.'' Because of the historical links of Eastern Orthodoxy with the Eastern Roman Empire and Byzantium (Constantinople), however, in English usage it is referred to as the ''Eastern'' or ''Greek Orthodox'' Church.
Orthodox Christianity: Generically the term orthodox refers to traditional, conservative forms of Christianity, upholding the traditional Christian beliefs about God as a Trinity and about Jesus Christ as taught in the church's early creeds.
www.countercult.com /o06.html   (1608 words)

  
 Neturei Karta - Orthodox Jews United Against Zionism
Orthodox Jews gathered Monday, August 15, 2005 in various locations around the world to demonstrate that the entire Holy Land be returned to palestinian sovereigntyand to clarify the Orthodox Jewish position
Orthodox Jews gathered on the steps of the City Hall in New York City to demonstrate their opposition to the statements and stance of Dov Hikind in reference to racial profiling.
Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews protesting the desecration of graves by a highway construction project near Haifa were attacked and brutally beaten by private security guards hired by the Ministry of Transportation.
www.nkusa.org   (508 words)

  
 Orthodox Christian Links
African Orthodox Church - Descriptions the holdings of the library of Pitts Emory University on Daniel William Alexander, bishop of the African Orthodox Church of South Africa.
Orthodox Brotherhood of St. Archangel - Orthodox Brotherhood of St. Archangel Michael is a fellowship of devout laymen based in Minsk, the City of the Republic of Belarus E-mail to:
Orthodox Church in Korea - E-mail to: Archdiocese of New Zealand-Ecumenical Patriarchate Exarchate of Korea
www.geocities.com /Athens/7734/orthlink.htm   (4116 words)

  
 Ex Oriente lux
The one Eastern Orthodox dogma about Our Lady is the teaching of the Council of Ephesus that she is the Mother of God, giving birth to true God and true man united in the person (hypostasis) of Christ.
Orthodox believe she is sinless/immaculate but don’t explain how, and also believe she died (falling asleep or dormition) but that her body was taken up into heaven afterwards (her bodily Assumption).
Orthodox abstain from sex the night before going to Communion and during all fasting periods like Lent and most Wednesdays and Fridays of the year.
home.att.net /~sergei592/East.html   (1886 words)

  
 Official creed of the Orthodox church
Orthodox preaching does not attempt to predict God's prophetic schedule, but to encourage Christian people to have their lives in order so that they might be confident before Him when He comes (I John 2:28).
For the Orthodox, joint prayer and Communion at the liturgy is an expression of an already existing unity within the bounds of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church.
To be an Orthodox Christian, walking orderly in the Church, to have the necessary branches of knowledge and moral character, to be in good physical condition, and to have an inclination and a call to His Holy work; the ordaining Bishop must be canonical and have the license to ordain.
www.bible.ca /cr-Orthodox.htm   (17788 words)

  
 Orthodoxy in China
The Spiritual Mission of the Russian Orthodox Church in Beijing was blessed with scholarly and religious clergy.
The Orthodox Chinese were among those put to the sword, and in June every year we commemorate the 222 Chinese Orthodox, including Father Mitrophan, who died for their faith in 1900 during the upheavals as remembered on the icon of the Holy Martyrs of China shown on the right.
In spite of the uprising, by 1902 there were 32 Orthodox churches in China with close to 6,000 adherents.
orthodox.cn /index_en.html   (287 words)

  
 Orthodox Christian Information Center Home Page
Negligence, the Unsleeping Danger for the Orthodox Christian: from "The Plow", July 2003.
Introduction to The Synaxarion: The Lives of the Saints of the Orthodox Church, by Hieromonk Makarios of Simonos Petra, Mount Athos.
The Serbian Orthodox Church Vis-á-Vis Ecumenism, by Bishop Artemije.
www.orthodoxinfo.com   (1409 words)

  
 Open Directory - Society: Religion and Spirituality: Christianity: Denominations: Orthodox
Orthodox Ministry Access - Links to news, parish resources, lives of the saints, and general information on Orthodoxy.
Orthodox Services in Jerusalem and Bethlehem - Gives the service times at each church and holy place.
Orthodox Study Bible Old Testament Project (LXX.org) - The project to produce a complete Orthodox Study Bible: Septuagint and New Testament, with truly Orthodox notes for 21st century North Americans.
dmoz.org /Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Christianity/Denominations/Orthodox   (480 words)

  
 Margoneetho: Syriac Orthodox Resources
Like an exquisite pearl hidden in an oyster, the spiritual heritage of the Syriac Orthodox Church, one of the most ancient Christian churches, remains obscure to much of the world today.
Revised English translation of the definitive work on the literary heritage of the Syriac Orthodox Church by the eminent scholar and late Patriarch Mor Aphrem I Barsoum published by Gorgias Press.
This magnificently illustrated book by Rev. Hans Hollerweger with over 400 color photographs is a pictorial guide to Tur Abdin in SE Turkey where the Syriac Orthodox faith flourished from the earliest days of the Christian Church until the beginning of the 20th century.
sor.cua.edu   (265 words)

  
 The Orthodox Web Site for information about the faith, life and worship of the Orthodox Church
This society, (Orthodox membership only), aims to promote the practice of the Orthodox Faith by encouraging contacts among members of the Orthodox Church in Great Britain and Ireland.
Members of the Orthodox Church from other countries are also welcome to join the Fellowship.
This Journal aims to help Orthodox and non-Orthodox Christians recover their inheritance from the Undivided Church of the First Millennium.
www.orthodox.clara.net /orthodox.htm   (507 words)

  
 Orthodox.TV - Orthodox Education
This lecture was given at the Celebration of Orthodoxy at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma in March, 2002.
Sub-Deacon Ezra, administrator of St. Elijah's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Oklahoma City, is a professor of history at the University of Central Oklahoma and also teaches catechumen and theological courses at St. Elijah's.
He is a lecturer in Eastern Orthodox Studies at the University of Oxford in England and one of the world's most popular Orthodox speakers.
www.orthodox.tv /education.php   (1083 words)

  
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The Orthodox Church in Japan is one of the Orthodox Churches in the world.
Historical consequenses in Japan did not allow the Orthodox Church in Japan to continue her relationship with the Russian Church.
However, the relationship with the Mother Church was resumed when the Metropolia proposed that the Japanese Church receive the Holy Autonomous status from her.
www2.gol.com /users/ocj/TheOrthodoxChurchinJapan.htm   (607 words)

  
 Quakerism, Orthodox Quakerism, Quakers, Orthodox Quakers, What Orthodox Quakers Believe, About Orthodox Quakerism -- ...
The most orthodox Quakers hold to the authority of the Bible, and the book of Genesis--that God created all in less than seven days and less that 10,000 years ago.
Most orthodox Quakers believe in direct reward and punishment, heaven and hell, the second coming of Christ, and resurrection of the dead (similar to conservative Christian view).
Some Orthodox Quaker churches are very accepting of homosexuality, and others condemn it as contrary to God's will.
www.beliefnet.com /story/80/story_8037_1.html   (391 words)

  
 Orthodox Reading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If you have written any kind of text which could be characterised as Orthodox, I would be happy to have a look at it and maybe make it available through The Orthodox Page.
Differences between the Orthodox Church and Roman Catholicism By Fr.
The Jewish Question In The Russian Orthodox Church On Anti-Semitism in Russia (in 4 parts).
www.ocf.org /OrthodoxPage/reading/reading.html   (271 words)

  
 Orthodox Apologetics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Memorandum of Mt. Athos Concerning the Dialogue of the Orthodox with the Non-Chalcedonian Churches.
Meeting the Orthodox: Questions and Answers on the Orthodox Faith, by Fr.
The Orthodox Faith: The four volume series by Fr.
www.sspeterpaul.org /apologetics.htm   (116 words)

  
 Orthodox Book Shop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This festive triptych, dedicated to the 2000th anniversary of the Nativity of Christ, includes Christmas hyms of the Russian Orthodox Church.
OF THE GOOD THIEF… (Matins of Good Friday) This CD is a sequel to the recently released double album “Today He is hung upon the Cross…” commemorating the events of Great Friday.
PRAISE YE THE NAME OF THE LORD The combined choir of the Lavra of the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius and the Moscow Theological Academy and Seminary under the direction of archimandrite Matfei (Mormyl).
www.orthodoxbookshop.com /pagesen/music.html   (963 words)

  
 The Antiochian Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom and Ireland
The Antiochian Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom and Ireland
Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East
The Deanery is registered with CCPAS for Child Protection Purposes and maintains a comprehensive policy on Child Care and Protection.
www.antiochian-orthodox.co.uk   (220 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Orthodox Church
The technical name for the body of Christians who use the Byzantine Rite in various languages and are in union with the Patriarch of Constantinople but in schism with the Pope of Rome.
The Orthodox, then, are the Christians in the East of Europe, in Egypt and Asia, who accept the Councils of Ephesus and Chalcedon (are therefore neither Nestorians nor Monophysites), but who, as the result of the schisms of Photius (ninth cent.) and Cerularius (eleventh cent.), are not in communion with the Catholic Church.
The total number of Orthodox Christians in the world is estimated variously as 95 to 100 millions.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11329a.htm   (536 words)

  
 Conciliar Press - Orthodox Church
The goal of this new web commentary site, or blog, by Conciliar Press is to bring together a selection of insightful writers and thinkers in Orthodox Church today, and allow them the opportunity to discuss how our Orthodox Christian faith can best be applied to the challenges posed by the modern world.
AGAIN is crisp, readable, balanced, and upbeat - ideal for both Orthodox believers desiring a deeper relationship with God, and for inquirers interested in encountering the enduring wisdom and spiritual tradition of the Orthodox Church.
The Orthodox Study Bible is the only edition of the New Testament and Psalms that offers Bible study aids written from the Orthodox perspective.
www.conciliarpress.com   (600 words)

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