The Uniate Eastern Churches

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Gorgias Press LLC, 2001 - Religion - 244 pages
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This classic trilogy had a groundbreaking effect in ringing in an awareness of the broader Christian World to westerners. It remains among the most readable and authoritative sources about the churches to the east of Rome. (World Religions)
  

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Contents

CONCERNING UNIATES IN GENERAL
1
2 The Various Uniate Churches
7
3 Religion Patriarchate Rite Language Place
10
4 Prejudices against the Uniates
21
5 The Holy See and the Uniates
29
Summary
43
THE ITALOGREEKS IN THE PAST
47
2 Christianity in Sicily and Lower Italy to the Eighth Century
66
3 The Albanian Colonies in Calabria and Sicily
159
4 The Greeks of Corsica and Leghorn
169
5 ItaloGreek Canon Law and Rites
176
Summary
183
THE MELKITES
185
2 Union under Cyril VI of Antioch 17241759
197
3 History to Maximos III 17591833
202
4 The Monks of St Saviour and the Monks of Shuwair
205

3 Byzantine Usurpation Eighth to Eleventh Century
80
4 From the Norman Conquest to the Coming of the Albanians Eleventh to Fifteenth Century
94
5 The Coming of the Albanians Fifteenth to Sixteenth Century
115
6 Byzantine Monasticism in Italy
124
7 The Greek Colonies at Venice Ancona Bibbona Naples
135
Summary
145
EXISTING BYZANTINE INSTITUTIONS IN ITALY
146
2 The Greek College at Rome
151
5 Germanos Adam and the Synod of Karkafah
208
6 Maximos III 18331855
210
7 History after Maximos III 18551915
221
8 The Melkite Church at the Present Time
223
Summary
233
INDEX
235
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About the author (2001)

Canon J.B.OConnell ( d. 1977). Ceremonial and rubrics were his life's work and on the death of Adrian Fortescue in 1923, he was asked to prepare the third edition of this book. Over the next forty years he prepared a further nine editions. Canon OConnell was a secular priest of the Menevia Diocese.

George D. Smith, of San Francisco, is the editor of Faithful History: Essays on Writing Mormon History; An Intimate Chronicle: The Journals of William Clayton, and Religion, Feminism, and Freedom of Conscience: A Mormon/Humanist Dialogue. He is a contributor to American Apocrypha: Essays on the Book of Mormon and The Word of God: Essays on Mormon Scripture. He has also published in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Free Inquiry, Journal of Mormon History, John Whitmer Historical Journal, and Sunstone. He has served as a board member of the Kenyon Review, Leakey Foundation, and National Public Radio.

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