Melkites: Greek Orthodox and Greek Catholics of the Patriarchates of Antioch, Alexandria and Jerusalem

$9.00

Melkites: Greek Orthodox and Greek Catholics of the Patriarchates of Antioch, Alexandria and Jerusalem

A non-technical survey of the faith, history, and life of the Melkite Church — both Catholic and Orthodox — written for the average reader. Updated and translated from the 1994 French edition. A bird’s-eye view of the following topics is presented:

  • a brief history of the Melkite Church
  • the division within the Church
  • the difficulties suffered under Islamic rule
  • the historical development of Church doctrine
  • Melkite’ iconography and architecture
  • famous writers

as well as a quick tour of the Liturgy, spirituality, monasticism, and church law.

Melkites: Greek Orthodox and Greek Catholics of the Patriarchates of Antioch, Alexandria and Jerusalem

$9.00

Melkites: Greek Orthodox and Greek Catholics of the Patriarchates of Antioch, Alexandria and Jerusalem

A non-technical survey of the faith, history, and life of the Melkite Church — both Catholic and Orthodox — written for the average reader. Updated and translated from the 1994 French edition. A bird’s-eye view of the following topics is presented:

  • a brief history of the Melkite Church
  • the division within the Church
  • the difficulties suffered under Islamic rule
  • the historical development of Church doctrine
  • Melkite’ iconography and architecture
  • famous writers

as well as a quick tour of the Liturgy, spirituality, monasticism, and church law.