Living at the Borders: Eastern Orthodoxy and World Disorder
- Byzantium, Orthodoxy, and Democracy. Papanikolaou, Aristotle // Journal of the American Academy of Religion;Mar2003, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p75
This article addresses the question of the compatibility between Eastern Orthodox Christianity and modern understandings of democracy. Recent images in the press suggest at worst hostility toward democracy and at best ambivalence on the part of the Orthodox churches. The source of this hostility...
- The Condescension of the Christian West. Karatnycky, Adrian // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep99, Issue 95, p16
Reveals the various factors that contributed to the widening chasm between Orthodox countries of Eastern Europe and the Western countries of NATO. Refusal of NATO to suspend bombing operations during Easter; Attitude of moral superiority displayed by the NATO-led West; Refusal of NATO and...
- Orthodoxy's modern appeal. Kurop, Marcia // Christian Science Monitor;7/28/97, Vol. 89 Issue 169, p12
Reports on the increasing popularity of the Orthodox church across the world, focusing on growth in the United States as of July of 1997. Estimates for the number of Orthodox members in the US and in the world; The popularity of the unchanging nature of the Orthodox church; Conversions to...
- Punk monks. // U.S. Catholic;Nov97, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p6
Presents an excerpt from an article published in the July-August 1997 issue of `Utne Reader,' about the media used by punks-turned monks to attract young people to join the mystical theology of Eastern Orthodoxy.
- Lay Orthodox group unhappy with charter. // Christian Century;2/22/2003, Vol. 120 Issue 4, p16
Reports on the development of a charter governing Greek Orthodox churches in the U.S. in February 2003. Demands of the Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL); Significance of the charter to the relationship between the U.S. church and Istanbul, Turkey; Issue pointed out by George Matsukas, executive...
- Letter from: Belgrade. Hockenos, Paul // New Statesman & Society;7/14/95, Vol. 8 Issue 361, p10
Reports on the role of the Christian Orthodox church in the civil conflict in Bosnia. Emergence as the self-proclaimed guardian of national interests; Domination of harline nationalists; Political agenda.
- Anabaptism and eastern orthodoxy: Some unexpected similarities? Finger, Thomas N. // Journal of Ecumenical Studies;Winter/Spring94, Vol. 31 Issue 1/2, p67
Discusses the similarities of anabaptism and eastern orthodoxy. Common interpretations of anabaptism; Escatological awareness; Understandings of redemption; Involvement of participation in divine energies in redemption.
- Modern Orthodoxy in Crisis: A Test Case. Shapiro, Edward S. // Judaism;Summer2002, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p347
Discusses the crisis facing contemporary American modern Orthodoxy. Cause of the growth of right-wing Orthodoxy; Three distinct rabbinic ideal types; Contentious issue facing contemporary Orthodoxy.
- Hierarchy. Garvey, John // Commonweal;09/11/98, Vol. 125 Issue 15, p8
Explains the reason for the loose attachment of young Orthodox Christians to the institutional church. Effect of communism; Discussion on the loss of a living sense of hierarchy; Description of Christian obedience.