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The Greek And Eastern Churches by Walter F. Adeney - First - 1928 - from Revue & Revalued Books  and Biblio.com

The Greek And Eastern Churches: The International Theological Library

by Walter F. Adeney

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This book is in good condition. The cover boards have some wear on the front, back and spine. The edges around the spine have significant wear. The corners are bumped considerably. The previous owners names are on the inside of the front cover board and on the front end page. The previous owners mark is affixed to the title page.The rest of the pages are clean and crisp. Some yellowing and tanning has begun. The binding is still tight and solid.

"This book is divided into two Parts. In the First Part I have traced the history of the main body of the Church throughout the Eastern provinces of Christendom, until by losing one limb after another this is seen to become more and more limited in area, although still claiming to be the one orthodox Church. In the Second Part I have taken up the stories of the separate Churches. In order to do this intelligibly I have found it necessary to go back in each case a far as possible to the particular Church's origin. Since that was usually some controversy of the older Church which was discussed in the first part of the volume, the consequence has been a certain amount of repetition. But I have deemed it better to say the same thing twice over - first in the general history and then in the local - than to leave either of them seriously incomplete. Besides, the story is not just the same when viewed from the standpoint of the local branch that it was when it first appeared in the course of the main history." - Preface, The Greek And Eastern Churches



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