Ecumenical Synods of the Orthodox Church (The): A Concise History, by Fr. James Thornton
An important, extremely valuable, and long-awaited work on the Ecumenical Synods from an Orthodox perspective. 185pp Paper
This book covers in seven separate chapters the first seven Ecumenical Councils and in the eighth chapter seven Synods of Ecumenical importance. Appendix A is an article on the Ecumenical Synods by St. Gregory Palamas; Appendix B is an article on the Ecumenical Synods by St. Nicholas of Zica; and Appendix C is a compilation of the Ecumenical Synods by Hieromonk Seraphim of Platina; followed by a twelve page listing of Bibliography materials. 185pp Paper (2007)
About the Author(s) The Reverend Dr. James Thornton holds the Diploma and Licentiate in Orthodox Theological Studies from the Center for Traditionalist Orthodox Studies, where he is a Research Associate, and a Doctorate in Advanced Pastoral Studies from the San Francisco Theological Seminary. He serves the Holy Trinity Eastern Orthodox Church in Oxnard, California, a parish of the American Exarchate of the Orthodox Church of Greece, Holy Synod in Resistance.
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