Eastern Orthodoxy

Christ Pantocrator, Hagia Sophia, Constantinople (Istanbul) 12th c

This seminar introduces Western Christians to select themes in Eastern Orthodox theology. It also offers an enriching ecumenical discussion of points of doctrinal convergence and difference, with a view of identifying the resources for renewal of Christian life. The topics include the retrieval of the Church Fathers, doctrinal authority and the role of tradition in the church, understandings of salvation, and East and West liturgical theology and church renewal.

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