The Orthodox Church: Second Edition

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Since its first publication thirty years ago, Timothy Ware s book has become established throughout the English-speaking world as the standard introduction to the Orthodox Church. Orthodoxy continues to be a subject of enormous interest among Western Christians, and the author believes that an understanding of its standpoint is necessary before the Roman Catholic and Protestant churches can be reunited. He explains the Orthodox views on such widely ranging matters as ecumenical councils, sacraments, free will, purgatory, ...

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Debsmail

Jul 7, 2011

Good Intro

If you are wanting a good introduction to that somewhat mysterious third part of Christianity (at least for those in the West), this is a good place to start. The first half of the book deals with the history of the Orthodox Church and the second half with the doctrinal distinctives.

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