Essays Tagged: "Eastern Orthodox Church"

The Greek Orthodox Church

ds in today's society as one of thecommunities created by the apostles of Jesus in the region of theeastern Mediterranean, and which spread by missionary activitythroughout Eastern Europe' (Meyendorff ... ted nature, includingdescribability'(Meyendorff 21).Although there are many differences between the Eastern and WesternChurches, there is always the possibility of the two churches combining inthe fut ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Night We Stole the Mounties Car.

em and their ways to an end. They brought this about because it seems everything they lose from the Orthodox Church gains. Example when the United Church lost the postal office due to reports of bad s ... ample when the United Church lost the postal office due to reports of bad service the leader of the Orthodox took over. Smith shows strong prejudice towards a local Ukrainian. "Mumble" don't know what ...

(2 pages) 33 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

A Discussion of The Grand Inquisitor from 'The Brothers Karamazov' by Fyodor Dostoevsky

osha is the youngest brother, of about twenty years of age. He is preparing to become a monk in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Ivan is older, about thirty years of age. Ivan does not see how Alyosha can ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Orthodox Church: A Novice's Attempt to Understand

rn more about Orthodox teachings, beliefs and history.The Orthodox Churches, otherwise known as the Eastern Church, are a group of self governing (autocephalous) congregations that have similar faith, ... ments, and incorporate a very similar canon. Although there are no major rifts or splits within the eastern churches, there is a slight shift in beliefs that separates Christian orthodoxy into the Ort ...

(7 pages) 80 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Reformation.

ajor religious movement in Palestine that spread its influence through the Middle East, Western and Eastern Europe. The growth in its members grew alongside the growth of an administrative organizatio ... in order to liberate the Holy Land from the Muslims and Pope Urban's hope to regain control of the eastern churches slowly lead to Europeans coming out of isolation. Europeans were exposed to a world ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Relations Between the Catholic Church in Croatia and the Serbian Orthodox Church Since World War II.

divided into two halves: the western Roman Catholic Church, with its capital city of Rome, and the Eastern Orthodox Church, with its headquarters in Constantinople. This eastern half of Christianity, ... in Croatia during the nineteenth century.The relationship between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church is horribly strained. In Serbia there exists a feeling that the Roman Cathol ...

(10 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Russia's Salvation"-The Russian Orthodox Church under the Soviet Union

from his tortures and entered the kingdom of heaven, likewise, sixteen centuries later, the Russian Orthodox Church would defiantly hold against a persecuting government and would ultimately be libera ... en the civil and ecclesiastical authorities. Perhaps the largest conflict that affected the Russian Orthodox Church was Peter I's abolishment of the Russian Patriarchate and the introduction of the "H ...

(10 pages) 36 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

System Belief: Christianity Issues

inciples and opinions. The Catholic Church, Russian Orthodox Church, Greek Orthodox Church, and the Eastern Orthodox Church share the majority of traditions. The most important dissimilarity is the su ...

(5 pages) 81 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Journey's Road- Chapter 1: The Decision to Leave Home

e gardens! He had taunted her for being Little Miss Goodie Two Shoes and made crude jokes about the church community. Finally, she had gotten tired of the insults and just spun around to walk away, sw ... tter astonishment, the boy had the gall to pick up the sharp gray stones that lined the edge of the church fountain and throw them at her back. He had awful aim and only one of the rocks actually stru ...

(4 pages) 31 1 4.2 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

History Of Christianity

olitical maneuverings. In 1504, when the bishop's of Rome and Constantinople, came to be called the Eastern Orthodox Church, and the Western Church, which became know as the Catholic church. Then in t ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


oples. With The Slavs that immigrated into the United States and Canada they not only brought their eastern orthodox religion, but also ! brought their styles of architecture. Before World War 1, 6,00 ... inhabited the Cleveland area.Their heritage and artistry is notable in Tremont's Architecture. The Eastern Orthodox belief of the Slavic people was and is still worshiped at Saint Theodosius Russian ...

(7 pages) 20 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


her languages. Russian Orthodox is the largest autocephalous or ecclesiastically independent in the Eastern Orthodox Church in the world. The membership is 40-80 million people. Russian ethnicity, cul ...

(4 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Frederick the great vs. Peter the Great

In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Eastern Europe was marked by two powerful and influential rulers. Frederick the great of Prussia and ... m throughout all of Prussia. Russia however, under Peter the Great, was entirely devoted toward the Eastern Orthodox Church.Overall, we see how similar and yet different both the great empires were. P ...

(2 pages) 5463 0 4.3 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Eastern World Religions - Summer 2008

to be the true religion. Throughout this time period the Jewish faith, Roman Catholicism, the Greek Orthodox faith, and the Lutheran faith were all formed. Each of these different religions are an exp ... ivision of Christianity altogether and the West is the Roman Catholics and in the East is the Greek Orthodox faith. Both of these churches still claim to be the one, holy, Catholic and apostolic Churc ...

(8 pages) 27 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Why did the 1905 revolution take place?

as there were many types of religions in Russia who had different morals and views on things. As an orthodox Christian Tsar Nicholas believed in russification which meant that if all the people in Rus ... n have some of their own religious freedom but the Tsar did not allow this because he believed as a orthodox Christian that he was appointed from God. This was a major problem for him because his laws ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Nicene Christianity: Ecumenical Councils

d omitted the Arian anathema clause (Kerr 74). The Council of Constantinople while used in both the Eastern and Western churches was viewed differently (40). The eastern belief was that "the Holy Spir ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Place of Scripture in Evangelical, Liberal, and Neo-Orthodox Thought

Professor ScharfeBible ____16 November 13The Place of Scripture in Evangelical, Liberal, and Neo-Orthodox ThoughtAs part of the Christian faith during 18th century revivals, three practices evolved ... Bible states is held true and presented in the sermons and actions of the church.Lastly is the Neo-Orthodox movement which held that "Christ, not the Bible, is the proper object of religious faith" ( ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity