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The Orthodox Eastern Church

Published by Catholic Truth Society .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
List of Books
PART I
THE ORTHODOX EASTERN CHURCH BEFORE THE SCHISM
CHAPTER I
The Great Patriarchates 5
1. Rome. 2. Alexandria. 3. Antioch. 4. Jerusalem. 5. Constantinople. 6. Cyprus. Summary.
CHAPTER II
Rome and the Eastern Churches 51
1. The Eastern Fathers and the Papacy. 2. Appeals to Rome from the East. 3. The Popes and the General Councils. 4. Ill-feeling towards Rome in the East. Summary.
CHAPTER III
The Faith and Rites of the Byzantine Church before the Schism 98
1. The Faith of the Byzantine Church. 2. Eastern Liturgies. 3. The Syrian Rite. 4. The Egyptian Rite. 5. The Byzantine Rite. 6. Byzantine Piety and Morals. 7. Byzantine Art. Summary.
PART II
THE SCHISM
CHAPTER IV
The Schism of Photius 135
1. The Patriarch Ignatius. 2. Photius. 3. Open Schism. 4. The Question of Bulgaria. 5. The Filioque. 6. The Eighth General Council. 7. Photius lawful Patriarch. 8. The End of Photius. 9. Reunion after Photius. Summary.
CHAPTER V
The Schism of Cerularius 172
1. The Pope, the Emperor, and the Patriarch. 2. The Schism. 3. After the Schism. 4. The End of Cerularius. Summary.
PART III
THE ORTHODOX CHURCH SINCE THE SCHISM
CHAPTER VI
The Reunion Councils 201
1. The Council of Bari, 1098. 2. The Second Council of Lyons, 1274. 3. The Council of Ferrara- Florence, 1438-1439. 4. Cardinal Bessarion. Summary.
CHAPTER VII
The Crusades and the Byzantine Church 221
1. The Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem. 2. The Crusaders and the Empire. 3. The Fourth Crusade, 1204. Summary.
CHAPTER VIII
Under the Turk 229
1. The Fall of Constantinople, May 29, 1453. 2. The Rayahs. 3. The Porte and the Christian Churches. 4. The Porte and the (Ecumenical Patriarch. Summary.
CHAPTER IX
Orthodox Theology 245
1. Theologians since 1453. 2. The Orthodox and the Lutherans. 3. The Orthodox and the Anglicans. 4. Cyril Lukaris and the Synod of Jerusalem, 1672. Summary.
PART IV
THE ORTHODOX CHURCH AT THE PRESENT DAY.
CHAPTER X
The Constitution of the Orthodox Church 273
1. The Political Situation and the Great Church. 2. The Patriarchate of Alexandria. 3. The Patriarchate of Antioch. 4. The Patriarchate of Jerusalem. 5. The Church of Cyprus. 6. The Church of Russia (1589). 6 a. The Church of Georgia. 7. The Church of Carlovitz (1765). 8. The Church of Czernagora (1765). 9. The Church of Sinai (1782). 10. The Greek Church (1850). 11. The Church of Hermannstadt (1864). 12. The Bulgarian Exarchate (1870). 13. The Church of Czernovitz (1873). 14. The Church of Servia (1879). 15. The Roumanian Church (1885). 16. The Church of Hercegovina and Bosnia (1880). Summary.
CHAPTER XI
The Orthodox Hierarchy 338
1. The (Ecumenical Patriarch and his Court. 2. The other Patriarchs, Bishops, Priests, and Clerks. 3. The Monks. Summary.
CHAPTER XII
The Orthodox Faith 361
1. Orthodox Symbolic Books. 2. The Church and the Primacy. 3. The Filioque. 4. Tran substantiation. 5. The Epiklesis. 6. Purgatory. 7. The Immaculate Conception. 8. Modern Orthodox Theology. Summary.
CHAPTER XIII
Orthodox Rites 395
1. The Calendar. 2. The Orthodox Service Books. 3. The Churches, Vestments, and Sacred Vessels. 4. Church Music. 5. The Holy Liturgy. 6. Other Rites ; the Sacraments. Summary.
CHAPTER XIV
The Question of Reunion 429
Index 441
ILLUSTRATIONS
The Church of the Holy Wisdom at Constantinople Frontispiece
Map of the Five Patriarchates in the Fifth Century To face p. 49
Plan of the Church of the Holy Wisdom Page 126
Grottaferrata To face p. 169
Vestments of the Byzantine Rite 405
Instruments used in the Byzantine Liturgy 409

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OCLC/WorldCat 880670516

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