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  Orthodox Christianity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Orthodox Christianity is a generalized reference to the Eastern traditions of Christianity, as opposed to the Western traditions (which descend through, or alongside of, the Roman Catholic Church) or the Eastern Rite Catholic churches.
Orthodox Christianity claims to be the original Christian church founded by Christ and the Apostles, and traces its lineage back to the early church through the process of Apostolic Succession.
Orthodox distinctives include the Divine Liturgy, Mysteries or Sacraments, organization into self-governing jurisdictions, and an emphasis on the preservation of Tradition, which it holds to be Apostolic in nature.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Orthodox_Christianity   (337 words)

 Eastern Orthodox Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Orthodox believe she was assumed into heaven bodily; however, unlike in the Roman Catholic Church, it is not a dogmatic prescription and the holy day is usually referred to as the Feast of the Dormition, not that of the Assumption.
Orthodox believe an Apostolic Succession was established; this played a key role in the Church's view of itself as the preserver of the Christian community.
Orthodox Christian culture reached its golden age during the high point of Byzantine Empire and continued to flourish in Russia, after the fall of Constantinople.
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 Alexian Brothers Health System - Mission and Spiritual Services
Two fundamental points of departure for the Orthodox Church and Western Christian churches are the filioque clause of the Nicene Creed, which the Western church added unilaterally to the text, and the recognition of the bishop of Rome, or pope, as the head of the universal church.
Orthodox Christians also venerate Mary as the Holy Mother of God, and images of important saints are represented as icons, a distinctive aesthetic aspect of Eastern Christian churches.
Orthodox Christianity entered Russia in the 9th century and was officially adopted by the rulers of Kievan Rus’.
www.alexianhealthsystem.org /mission/culture/orthochristianity.html   (0 words)

 Introduction to Orthodox Christianity - OrthodoxWiki
Orthodox Christianity is the life in faith of the Orthodox Church, inseparable from that concrete, historic community and encompassing its entire way of life.
The Orthodox Christian faith is that faith "handed once to the saints" (Jude 3), passed on in Holy Tradition to the apostles by Jesus Christ, and then handed down from one generation to the next, without addition or subtraction.
The God of the Orthodox Christian Church is the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the I AM who revealed himself to Moses in the burning bush.
www.orthodoxwiki.org /Introduction_to_Orthodox_Christianity   (0 words)

 Orthodox Christianity
The Orthodox Christian Church was born on Pentecost in AD 33 with the outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles (see Acts 2:2-4).
Orthodox Christians recognize that other Christian groups have maintained many elements of the apostolic faith, but often in attenuated and distorted forms.
Orthodox liturgy binds together the whole people of God, living and departed, present, past and future, into the communion of love which is the very life of the Holy Trinity.
www.acrod.org /orthodox1.html   (0 words)

 Eastern Orthodox Christianity - ReligionFacts
Eastern Orthodoxy as a distinct branch of Christianity arose as a result of the first major divide in Christendom occurred in the 11th century with the "Great Schism" between East and West.
Major Orthodox churches include the Greek Orthodox Church, the Russian Orthodox Church, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, the Church of Alexandria, the Church of Jerusalem, and the Orthodox Church in America.
The religious authority for Orthodox Christianity is not the Pope as in Catholicism, nor the individual Christian with his Bible as in Protestantism, but the scriptures as interpreted by the seven ecumenical councils of the church.
www.religionfacts.com /christianity/denominations/orthodoxy.htm   (0 words)

 The Orthodox C h u r c h
Throughout her history, the Orthodox Church has exercised discipline when it is needed, with compassion, always to help bring a needed change of heart and to aid God's people to live pure and holy lives, never as a punishment.
It is bewildering to Orthodox Christians that many professing Christians who claim to believe the Bible never call Mary blessed nor honor her who bore and raised God the Son in His human flesh.
Orthodox Christians do not believe the Bible to be a science textbook on creation, as some mistakenly maintain, but rather to be God's revelation of Himself and His salvation.
www.fatheralexander.org /booklets/english/catechism_ext.htm   (0 words)

 General Information: Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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   (0 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 Archbishopric of Johannesburg and Pretoria - Orthodox Christian Church of South Africa Johannesburg Archdiocese E-mail to:
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:
www.geocities.com /Athens/7734/orthlink.htm   (0 words)

 Orthodox Christianity, The Truth Since 33 AD
Orthodox Christianity, The Truth Since 33 AD Living in a society that preaches “New is Better” around every corner, we need to realize that not everything “old” should be discarded and replaced.
All Christian churches, including that of Rome, were part of the unity of Orthodoxy throughout the first 1,000 years of Christianity.
The Orthodox Church is often referred to as the “Greek Church”.
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 The Eastern liturgical family of Christianity: the Orthodox Church
For example, religious essays often refer to "orthodox Christian beliefs" to refer to beliefs held in common by a broad range of Christian faith groups in past centuries.
Orthodox Church is often referred to as the Eastern Orthodox Church.
This is not strictly true, because not all Orthodox churches are eastern.
www.religioustolerance.org /orthodox.htm   (0 words)

 Orthodox Christian Information Center Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Sign of the Cross and Orthodox Prayer are Capable of Killing Microbes and Change [sic] the Optical Properties of Water: A fascinating Interfax story of a study's recent conclusions.
Orthodox Houston: This is an excellent example of a pan-Orthodox, regional Web site.
Orthodox Patristic Wisdom, a blog by Michele Sparrow.
www.orthodoxinfo.com   (0 words)

 The Orthodox Mission Pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Society of St Nicholas of Japan - an Orthodox mission society that operated from 1987 to 2000, and was based in southern Africa.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Johannesburg and Pretoria - the Archdiocese covers the northern party of South Africa, and under the leadership of its Archbishop, His Eminence Metropolitan Seraphim, has recently begun an active mission outreach programme.
Orthodox Church of Japan - If you were using a search engine to find the Orthodox Church of Japan, and you ended up here, then this will link you to the page you want.
www.orthodoxy.faithweb.com   (0 words)

 Ethiopian Christianity: A History of the Christian Church in Ethiopia
At any rate, whether or not it was due to the Nine Saints, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, along with the Coptic Church of Egypt, and smaller churches in Syria,Turkey and Arminia, have remained non-Chalcedonian..
Orthodox Christianity lost considerable ground in ninetheenth century Ethiopia, in part due to the expansion of the pagan or Muslim Galla, especially in the southern regions of Ethiopia, which had been a Christian stronghold.
Internally, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church won the right to appoint their own Abuna, rather than have the Abuna always be an Egyptian Copt appointed by the Patriarch of Alexandria.
www.bethel.edu /~letnie/EthiopiaHomepage.html   (0 words)

 Eastern Orthodoxy
"The St. Nina Quarterly is a publication dedicated to exploring the ministry of women in the Orthodox Church and to cultivating a deeper understanding of ministry in the lives of all Orthodox Christian women and men.
"The Orthodox Peace Fellowship of the Protection of the Mother of God is an association of Orthodox believers trying to apply the principles of the Gospel to situations of division and conflict, whether in the home, the parish, the community we live, the work place, within our particular nation, and between nations.
It was founded in 1957 by a group of Orthodox theologians and educators as a forum to exchange ideas and to search for solutions to common educational problems.
www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu /Internet/orthodox.htm   (0 words)

 OCNet - the Orthodox Christian Network
The OC_ORTHODOX conference is the main and most general discussion forum for Orthodox Christianity, and we would like to encourage as many BBSs as possible to carry it and make it available to their users.
It is for discussion of the Orthodox Christian Faith by both Orthodox and non-Orthodox.
Orthodox news and articles may be posted here, and questions about any aspects of the Orthodox Christian faith.
www.fortunecity.com /victorian/stanmer/182/ocnet.htm   (0 words)

 Our Faith
The Boundaries of the Church: An Orthodox Debate
The Greek (Eastern) Orthodox Church and The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Of America
The Origins and Authority of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of the Orthodox Church
www.goarch.org /access/orthodoxy   (0 words)

 Orthodox Christianity
This page was designed for those who have never heard of the Orthodox Church or those who simply want to know more about it.
Church history from the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Raska and Prizren http://www.decani.yunet.com/history.html
A Study in Orthodoxy from Assumption Greek Orthodox Church of Scottsdale, Arizona http://www.assumptionaz.org/orthodxy.htm
groups.msn.com /OrthodoxChristianity/yourwebpage.msnw   (0 words)

 Apologetics research resources on religious cults and sects - Occult, Oneness Pentecostalism, Orthodoxy, Etc.
The meaning of the expression ''Christian faith'' is not like a wax nose, which can be twisted to mean whatever the speaker wants it to mean.
The relatively minor disagreements between genuinely Christian denomination, then, cannot be used to argue that there is no objectively recognized core of fundamental doctrine which constitutes the Christian faith.
A church or movement that persists in unsound practice - all or not supported by unbiblical and/or extra-biblical teachings - may be (or may eventually turn into) a cult of Christianity.
www.apologeticsindex.org /o00.html   (0 words)

Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch, maintained by the Archdiocese of the Eastern USA.
The Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch, maintained by Theodora, Touma and Tomayess Issa, Australia.
The Paul van Moorsel Centre for Christian Art and Culture in the Middle East (The institute sponsors a research project, "The formation of a communal identity among West Syrian Christians (451-1300)" and seminars on Syriac Orthodox Christianity.
sor.cua.edu /Links   (0 words)

 † Orthodox Christianity - Orthodoxy on the Web: directory, ratings, search system   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Orthodox Christianity: All categories RSS New links Partners HTML code for banners Your prayers needed!
Holy Metropolis of Thessaloniki of the Orthodox Church of Greece
May we ask you to let us know about new or existing orthodox websites not present in our directory or any URL updates.
www.orthodoxlinks.info   (0 words)

 Orthodox Christianity
Due to the fact that at Suite101 Religion section is a general "Spirituality" topic that covers areas of my topic I find redundant and unnecessary to write anything about Orthodox Christianity at Suite101.
I cancel my commitement as Contributing Editor for Orthodox Christianity topic as a protest to the lack of...
Since the early years of the Christian era, Christians have been called by Christ Himself to life in the world without being in the world (John 17:13-16).
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/orthodox_christianity   (0 words)

 OCA - About Orthodox Christianity
Written by Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko, the series 'The Orthodox Faith' is intended to provide basic, comprehensive information on the faith and the life of the Orthodox Church for the average reader.
If you have a specific question on the Orthodox Faith, we'll be happy to answer it!
S.C.O.B.A. An introduction to the "Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Churches in the America" and how the Churches work together through various organizations to serve those around them.
www.oca.org /OCIndex.asp?SID=2   (0 words)

 Eastern Orthodox Christianity: A Chronology
The Armenian, Coptic, Ethiopian, and Syrian Orthodox Churches would remain Monophysite; the Greek Orthodox church and the Western church adopted the Chalcedonian or Dyophysite position.
The Russian Orthodox Church declares its organizational independence from Constantinople and elects the first native-born Russian bishop, Jonas I. 1453: Turkish armies conquer Constantinople, bringing Byzantine Empire to end.
Opponents of this reform were excommunicated from the Russian Orthodox Church and become known as Old Believers, which are now divided into several sects.
www.music.princeton.edu /~jeffery/byzchron.html   (0 words)

 Orthodox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Holy Mysteries (Sacraments) of the Orthodox Church
The Divine Services and Hymns of the Orthodox Church
Many other Orthodox resources are available on the internet
home.it.net.au /~jgrapsas/pages/Orthodox.htm   (0 words)

 Articles on Orthodoxy and Orthodox mission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Many of these articles formerly appeared in the Orthodox section of Suite101.com, which was "retired" in September 2001.
Christianity and nationalism, racism, ethnicity, war, peace etc.
Join the Orthodox discussion forum - if you would like to participate in an extended discussion on the topic of one or more of the articles, then the best way is to join the OC_ORTHOXOX discussion forum on OCNet, the Orthodox Christian Network.
www.orthodoxy.faithweb.com /articles.htm   (0 words)

 Orthodox Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Romanian Orthodox Parish of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Apostles St Peter and St Paul
Diocese: Podvorje of the Russian Orthodox Church — Moscow Patriarchate
www.orthodoxireland.com   (0 words)

 Orthodox Christian morality today -- Commentary on moral issues
"Christian" peace activists struggle to thank their military liberators.
The Revival of the Orthodox Church in China is in the Hands of our Lord
Orthodox Center for the Advancement of Biblical Studies
www.orthodoxytoday.org   (0 words)

One reason is that the Orthodox (many theologians in the past have not been native-speakers of English) have not succeeded in communicating effectively with speakers of English.
of Christianity are (partly the result of by 700-750 years of mostly illiterate Dark Ages in the West) self-evidently due to the paradigm differences just alluded to.
Life for the Orthodox was much worse in Greece and the Balkans during the years of Turkish hegemony (370 years in Greece), a time when Orthodox books sent to Venice to be printed (the Turks disallowed the printing of most religious books)—where they got bowdlerized, Latinized in crucial ways, if only by subtraction.
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 Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
An Orthodox response to the Gospel of Judas
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is a proud national supporter of Cover the Uninsured Week.
OrthodoxJobs - Employment for Orthodox Christians in an Orthodox Environment.
www.goarch.org   (0 words)

 orthodoxchristianity.net - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Robert, the site's coder and hacker extraordinaire, was seen hacking the computers of people who voted against him.
This is Phase II of our massive site-wide upgrade.
Anastasios and Robert had been collaborating for some time on ideas for an Orthodox online community.
www.orthodoxchristianity.net   (0 words)

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