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12 November 2010

464 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823233373


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Speaking the Truth in Love

Theological and Spiritual Exhortations of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Edited by John Chryssavgis, and Dr. Rowan Williams
Foreword by Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury

A Fordham University Press Publication

His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has made it his mission to foster ecumenical relations and religious tolerance, as well as to promote global human rights and protect the environment. His message has always been to speak the truth in love.This book is the second in a series of three volumes published by Fordham University Press collecting the writings and statements of the spiritual leader. In particular, it represents the broad reach and spiritual depth of the Patriarch's message of inter-Christian communication and ecumenical understanding. The volume is divided into Patriarchal Proclamations, Patriarchal Exhortations, Ecumenical Addresses, Academic Discourses, and Messages and Declarations. Within the collection, His AllHoliness boldly challenges the taboos and controversies swirling within religious doctrine, addressingsuch issues as church unity, papal primacy, and divisions within Christianity. This book is an essential read for religious scholars as well as for anyone searching for a deeper understanding of the Orthodox Christian faith.

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