Eastern Orthodox Church

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Eastern Orthodox Church

n.
The body of modern churches, including among others the Greek and Russian Orthodox, that is derived from the church of the Byzantine Empire, adheres to the Byzantine rite, and acknowledges the honorary primacy of the patriarch of Constantinople.

Eastern Orthodox adj.
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Eastern Orthodox Church

n
(Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) another name for the Orthodox Church
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Or′thodox Church′


n.
1. the Christian church comprising the local and national Eastern churches that are in communion with the ecumenical patriarch of Constantinople; Byzantine Church.
2. (orig.) the Christian church of those countries formerly comprising the Eastern Roman Empire and of countries evangelized from it.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Eastern Orthodox Church - derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine ritesEastern Orthodox 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
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62 (1936): 309-43, available through the Elektronnaia biblioteka Odintsovskogo blagochiniia, http://odinblago.ru/filosofiya/berdyaev/reIigiozn_misl_xix_i/; Aleksandr Motorin, Dostoevskii o nachalakh russkoi narodnoi samohytnosti, available on the website Pravoslavie.ru, http://www.pravoslavie.ru/jurnal/57345.htm; Nikolai Trubetskoi, Vzgliad na russkuiu istoriiu ne s Zapada, a s Vostoka (Moscow: Direct-Media, 2015), 67-70; N.
(19) "Bulgarian Orthodox Church withdraws from Pan-Orthodox Council in Crete," Pravoslavie.ru website, 1 June 2016, http://www.pravoslavic.ru/english/93882.htm; and "Resolution of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church Regarding the Pan-Orthodox Council," Pravmir.com website, 2 June 2016, http://www.pravmir.com/resolution-ot-the-holy-synod-of-the-bulgarian-orthodox-church-regarding-the-pan-orthodox-council.
Violence here denotes a sense of humiliation or subversion of truth, specifically, the degradation of Orthodoxy or pravoslavie, lit.
Pravoslavie v tsifrah [Orthodoxy in numbers], from http://www.kp40.ru/ index.php?cid=600&nid=6880
(6) The Russian word for Orthodoxy, pravoslavie, literally means 'the correct way to give praise/ worship'.
(47.) Aleksandr Verkhovskii, Politicheskoe pravoslavie: Busskie pravoslavnye natsionalitsy i fundamentalisty, 1995-2001 gg.
These capacious pairs include speech and silence, blindness and seeing, and the roots prav- and slav-/slov-, which Clayton then links in authoritative synthesis as pravoslavie. The clusters are indeed there and vital, but all of medieval Muscovy ran on those parameters; for that reason they are omnipresent, and it is hard to work with them as disciplined organizing principles inside the text.
(28.) Irina Reznikova, Pravoslavie na Solovkakh (St.
4) published in Paris, France, and the publication of a new series of scholarly papers on Orthodoxy and Russian folk culture (Pravoslavie i russkaia narodnaia kul'tura) initiated in Moscow in 1994.
On religion and empire, see, e.g., Il'ia Gerasimov and Andrei Kornevskii, Konfessiia, impertia, natstia: Religtia i problema raznoobraziia v istorii postsovetskogo prostranstva (Moscow: Novoe izdatel'stvo, 2012); Werth, At the Margins of Orthodoxy: Mission, Governance, and Confessional Politics in Russia's Volga-Kama Region, 18271905 (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002); and Werth, Pravoslavie, inoslavie, inoverie: Ocherki po istorii religioznogo raznoobraziia Rossiiskoi imperii (Moscow: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2012).
Zvoznikov, 'Dostoevskii i pravoslavie: predvaritel'nye zametki', in Evangel'skii tekst v russkoi literature XVIII-XX vekov, ed.