After Nine Hundred Years: The Background of the Schism Between the Eastern and Western Churches

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Fordham Univ Press, 1998 - Religion - 150 pages
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The traditional date of the beginning of the Oriental Schism is 1054. Congar shows that the seeds of this break were sown centuries before when the creation of Byzantium, the Crowning of Charlemagne as Roman Emperor, and emergence of Islam divided East and West politically.
 

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THE CENTURIESOLD ESTRANGEMENT OF THE EASTERN AND WESTERN CHURCHES
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POLITICAL FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE ESTRANGEMENT
7
CULTURAL FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE ESTRANGEMENT
29
ECCLESIOLOGICAL FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE ESTRANGEMENT
49
CONCLUSION THE LESSONS OF HISTORY
75
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Yves Congar was a French Dominican cardinal and theologian.

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