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Neale’s <i>History of the Holy Eastern Church</i>

LEON LITVACK

in J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Published in print January 1994 | ISBN: 9780198263517
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191682582 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.003.0005
Neale’s History of the Holy Eastern Church

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This chapter discusses Neale’s History of the Holy Eastern Church. Three parts of the History were published, the first two during his lifetime and the third posthumously: The Patriarchate of Alexandria, the General Introduction, and The Patriarchate of Antioch, edited by George Williams. This work was Neale’s peculiar interpretation of Orthodox history, doctrine, and practice. His aim was to bring the ancient branch of Christendom closer to his readers. The period between the publication of Neale’s History of the Holy Eastern Church and the formation of the Eastern Church Association was when he produced the bulk of his literary expressions of Eastern Orthodoxy.

Keywords: George Williams; Loukaris; General Introduction; The Patriarchate of Antioch; Eastern Church Association

Chapter.  5286 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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