The Orthodox Church   -     By: Timothy Ware
Buy Item $11.99 Retail: $18.00 Save 33% ($6.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Orthodox Church

Penguin Putnam Inc. / 1991 / Paperback

$11.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $18.00
|
Save 33% ($6.01)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW46563

Product Description

The Orthodox Church by Timothy Ware is a clear, detailed introduction to the Orthodox Church written for the non-Orthodox as well as for Orthodox Christians who wish to know more about their own tradition. Since its first publication more than 30 years ago, Ware's book has become established throughout the English-speaking world as the standard introduction to the Orthodox Church. In this newly revised and updated edition he explains the Orthodox views on such widely ranging matters as the ecumenical councils, sacraments, free will, purgatory, the papacy, and relations between the different Orthodox churches. In part 1 he describes the history of the Eastern church. In part two he explains the beliefs and worship of the Orthodox Church today. He discusses the possibility of reunion between East and West and in this new edition he discusses the situation confronting Eastern Christians since the collapse of communism.

Ware (b. 1934), also known as His Grace, the Right Reverend Kallistos of Diokleia, is an titular metropolitan of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the United Kingdom. From 1966 to 2001, he was Spalding Lecturer of Eastern Orthodox Studies at Oxford University, and has authored numerous books and articles pertaining to the Orthodox Christian faith.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 368
Vendor: Penguin Putnam Inc.
Publication Date: 1991
Dimensions: 7.75 X 5.0 X .75 (inches)
ISBN: 0140146563
ISBN-13: 9780140146561
UPC: 051488016007
Availability: In Stock

Related Products

  1. Eastern Orthodox Theology, 2d ed.: A Contemporary Reader
    Eastern Orthodox Theology, 2d ed.: A Contemporary Reader
    Daniel B. Clendenin
    Baker / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $22.49 Retail: $28.00 Save 20% ($5.51)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW26516
  2. Eastern Orthodox Christianity, 2d ed.: A Western Perspective
    Eastern Orthodox Christianity, 2d ed.: A Western Perspective
    Daniel B. Clendenin
    Baker / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $17.99 Retail: $22.00 Save 18% ($4.01)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW26522
  3. Facing East: A Pilgrim's Journey into the Mysteries of Orthodoxy
    Facing East: A Pilgrim's Journey into the Mysteries of Orthodoxy
    Frederica Mathewes-Green
    HarperOne / Trade Paperback
    $6.19 Retail: $13.99 Save 56% ($7.80)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW850000
  4. The Inner Kingdom
    The Inner Kingdom
    Kallistos Ware
    The Inner Kingdom / Trade Paperback
    $17.99 Retail: $21.00 Save 14% ($3.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW412090

Publisher's Description

This updated edition describes the history of the Eastern Church over the last two thousand years.

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Value:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
0%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. Booper
    Phoenix, Az.
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    January 16, 2003
    Booper
    Phoenix, Az.
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    A fascinating introduction to a fascinating subject. Ware does a marvelous job of explaining the Orthodox tradition to those who know little or nothing about it, providing a thorough, yet concise treatment of the history, beliefs, and practice of the Byzantine Church and its spiritual descendants. The beauty of his writing give the book a quasi-devotional quality to it that is often lacking in books like this. I hope very soon to read it again.
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Orthodoxy
    Orthodoxy
    G.K. Chesterton
    Random House, Inc / 1936 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $10.99 Save 18% ($2.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW01536
  2. The Philokalia, Volume 2
    The Philokalia, Volume 2
    Faber & Faber / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $21.00 Save 33% ($7.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW17252
  3. The Scriptures Testify about Me: Jesus and the Gospel in the Old Testament
    The Scriptures Testify about Me: Jesus and the Gospel in the Old Testament
    D.A. Carson, ed.
    Crossway Books & Bibles / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 29% ($5.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW538087
  4. The Orthodox Liturgy
    The Orthodox Liturgy
    Hugh Wybrew
    SVS Press / 1990 / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $18.00 Save 22% ($4.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW11000

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search