The Uniqueness of Eastern Christianity
Over 30 renowned Orthodox Christian thinkers express what they believe to be some of the unique features of Eastern Christianity. This is a highly specialized anthology provocatively and passionately insightful. The areas covered are: the Orthodox Church, the Orthodox Faith, Theosis, God's Essence and Energies, Synergy, Atonement, Predestination, the Bible, Contrasts between East and West, the Rupture between East and West, Worship, the Theotokos and the Saints, Feast Days, Secularism, Jesus, the Sacraments, the Laity and Islam. Some of the noted scholars quoted within this volume are: N. Berdyaev, D. Staniloae, O. Clement, N. Afanasiev, V. Lossky, J. Zizioulas, J. Romanides, H. Alfeyev, etc. This book is ideal for a discussion group and for those interested in learning more about the Orthodox understanding on the Christian faith.