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The Eastern Orthodox Church

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume20, number3 (1998). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org The Eastern Orthodox Church- SYNOPSIS Recent years have witnessed a surge of Western Christians joining the Orthodox Church. With its emphasis on mystical union with God, its rich history, […]

Church Theology: The East and West Approaches to Church Theology

The following is an excerpt of article DE177 from the Christian Research Journal. The full article can be downloaded by clicking the link below the excerpt. EAST AND WEST: TWO APPROACHES TO CHURCH THEOLOGY As early as the second century, East and West developed distinct approaches to theology. The Western theological paradigm is creation-fall-redemption, while […]

Orthodox Tradition: Is the Orthodox Tradition Apostolic?

The following is an excerpt of article DE177 from the Christian Research Journal. The full article can be downloaded by clicking the link below the excerpt. IS THE ORTHODOX FAITH APOSTOLIC? Like evangelical Protestants, the Orthodox believe all theological knowledge is based upon God’s self-revelation. The Orthodox, however, argue that this revelation is conveyed to […]

What is the Orthodox Faith? Are there branches within the Orthodox faith?

The following is an excerpt of article DE177 from the Christian Research Journal. The full article can be downloaded by clicking the link below the excerpt. ORTHODOX FAITH OR FAITHS? In Becoming Orthodox, Peter Gillquist asserts, “The Orthodox church…miraculously carries today the same faith and life of the Church of the New Testament.”6 The presupposition […]

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