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Guide for a Church under Islam: The Sixty-Six Canonical Questions Attributed to Theodoros Balsamon

Patrick Demetrios Viscuso

Editore: Holy Cross Orthodox Press, 2014
ISBN 10: 1935317466 / ISBN 13: 9781935317463
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Titolo: Guide for a Church under Islam: The ...

Casa editrice: Holy Cross Orthodox Press

Data di pubblicazione: 2014

Legatura: Soft cover

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Riassunto: In the Christian East, the pastoral manuals of the Church took a literary form known as "Questions/Answers." The authors of these canonical works were bishops and priests who usually wrote to guide clergy in addressing issues arising from diocesan and parish life. Unlike any of these other guides, in the present work an entire church subject to Islamic persecution sought the counsel of its sole Eastern sister church that was free from Muslim conquest. This pastoral guide for a church under Islam sets forth a pattern meant for a patriarchate to apply in addressing issues arising in a society under the domination of an alien religion that regarded itself as superior by nature.
In addition to the main issue, the twelfth-century document has a number of interesting features relevant for Church history, including its record of ancient Christian practices regarding liturgy, fasting, preparation for the Eucharist, burial of the dead, deaconesses, and the internal life of Arabic Christians living in what would become modern Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria. The translation as well as its annotations and introductory history represent a time capsule of the Church's history in the aftermath of the Muslim conquests of the Middle East and just before the taking of Constantinople in 1204 by the Latin Crusaders.

L'autore: The Rev. Dr. Patrick Viscuso is Professor of Canon Law at the Antiochian House of Studies, a past president of the Byzantine Studies Association of North America, and a specialist in Byzantine and Oriental canonical legislation. His other works include books dealing with canon law, Byzantine history, and reform within the Orthodox Church. His most recent articles focus on the relationship of marriage to ordination, purity issues, divorce, and women's superstitions in late Byzantium. He is a member of the Orthodox Delegation to the North American Orthodox-Roman Catholic Theological Consultation.

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