Eastern Church


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Eastern Church

n.
1. The church of the Byzantine Empire, including the patriarchates of Constantinople, Antioch, Alexandria, and Jerusalem.
2. The Eastern Orthodox Church.
3. often Eastern church The set of Christian churches centered in southwest Asia, northeast Africa, and Eastern Europe, including the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Nestorian, and Eastern Catholic churches.

Eastern Church

n
1. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) any of the Christian Churches of the former Byzantine Empire
2. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) any Church owing allegiance to the Orthodox Church and in communion with the Greek patriarchal see of Constantinople
3. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) any Church, including Uniat Churches, having Eastern forms of liturgy and institutions

East′ern Church′


n.
1. any of the churches originating in countries formerly part of the Eastern Roman Empire, observing an Eastern rite and adhering to the Nicene Creed; Byzantine Church.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Eastern Church - derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine ritesEastern Church - derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
canonisation, canonization - (Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints
Catholic Church - any of several churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church
Greek Church, Greek Orthodox Church - state church of Greece; an autonomous part of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Russian Orthodox Church - an independent church with its own Patriarch; until 1917 it was the established church or Russia
bishop - a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
2.Eastern Church - the Catholic Church as it existed in the Byzantine EmpireEastern Church - the Catholic Church as it existed in the Byzantine Empire
Catholic Church - any of several churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church
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This brought him into immediate contact with the Western Patriarch, whose interests he henceforth advocated with so much zeal as to bring on him suspicion and persecution from the rulers of the Eastern Church. Planudes has been exposed to a two-fold accusation.
He discusses the inscrutable joy of the melancholy Dane and the mystical theology of the Eastern Church, for the wages of sin is the sickness unto death: anxiety and despair in light of the East, the crucifixion and resurrection of the understanding: Kierkegaard's epistemology in light of the East, being as love: personhood and communion, and concluding unscientific remarks on the ecclesiastical event.
It has also been said that the Eastern church has avoided the controversies of the West by looking instead to the future.
13 (NewsVoir): Believers Eastern Church announced the launch of a state-wide rehabilitation program for the victims of Cyclone "Ockhi".
Damascus, SANA - The oldest Eastern Church, the Cathedral of the Dormition of Our Lady, also known as al-Zeitoun Church, announced on Saturday the start of the Christmas holiday season.
ABU DHABI -- The historical Christian monastery in Sir Bani Yas Island, UAE, is believed to have been built about AD600 by the Eastern Church. (Photo-feature by Bader Sulaiheem issued at 10:37 a.m.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Yezidi MP, Vian Dekhil reviewed with a French delegation comprising ministers, deputies, members of the Council as well as personalities of the Eastern Church, the suffering of the Yazidis after the invasion of their areas by Daash terrorist gangs in early August of 2014.
I know it started innocently when an eastern church preacher needed an illustration for what seem dead but is alive.
To complicate the issue, there are different ways of interpreting the rules so that in most years the Eastern Church and the Western ones celebrate Easter (Pasg in Welsh) on different dates.
The chapters of the book include considerations of Old Testament law from the perspective of the New Testament and the rise of postapostolic authority in the early office of the bishop; the classical foundations of law and polity in ancient Greece and Rome; early Christian proto-canonical collections; the canonical Epistles of the twelve Eastern Fathers; Tertullian and Lactantius; Augustine; the development of the Eastern Church's synodal process; the canons of the Seven Ecumenical Councils; later Byzantine codifications of Roman imperial law; and the work of late Byzantine canonists.
Noting that he himself is neither Russian nor Orthodox, Bremer (Eastern Church studies and peace studies, U.

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