CHURCH AND STATE
- Nikolas K. Gvosdev:
Emperors and Elections --
Reconciling the Orthodox Tradition with Modern Politics,
Huntington, N.Y.: Troitsa, 2000.
- Marcel Pacaut:
La Théoratie --
l'Église et le Pouvoir au
Moyen Age, (1957).
Paris: Aubier, 1957.
Teaching the world to sing in perfect symphonia.
From The Times of London, 2005 November 26.
About a visit by Bartholomew I
to the London School of Economics, during which the
patriarch gave his views on the importance of
and discussed the Orthodox understanding of the word
--- Yahoo Orthodox News
- Bennett D. Hill, ed.:
Church and State in the Middle Ages, (1970).
New York: John Wiley, 1970. Primary and secondary source
Agapetus the Deacon:
Ecthesis (Capita admonitoria).
An early and influential example of the "Mirror
for Princes" genre. The emperor, though human, is
God's representative; the earthly kingdom
mirrors the heavenly.
An accusation sometimes levelled against the Orthodox.
Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies (7/2): 167.
Argument: the more the one, the more the other; building
churches helped unite the empire.
- D. Geanakoplos:
Church Building and Cæsaropapism, (1966).
Fr. Alexander Schmemann:
Byzantium, Iconoclasm and the Monks,
SVS Quart. (3/3): 18.
Refutes the idea that the Eastern Empire was
cæsaropapist. Argues that the
resolution of the
iconoclast controversy brought about a
true symphony of Church and State.
Byzantine East and Latin West, Chapter Two:
Church and State in the Byzantine Empire.
A famous refutation of this accusation.
New York: Harper Torch, 1966.
- Nikolas K. Gvosdev:
Re-Assessing the Position of the
Emperor in Orthodox Thought, (2000).
Part of his
Emperors and Elections,
(Huntington, N.Y.: Troitsa, 2000): 63.
While the Eastern Church advocated a "symphony"
between Church and State, Western leaders even before the Schism
emphasised the temporal authority of bishops and especially the Pope.
Church and State under Communism:
See also Soviet Union and
other specific countries.
New York: M. E. Sharpe, 2002.
Church-State Relations, (1986).
Chapter 9 of her
Russian Orthodox Church: A Contemporary History,
(Indiana University, 1986).
The Russian Orthodox Church --
Triumphalism and Defensiveness, (1996).
London: Macmillan, 1996.
See especially Chapter 6.
- Tatiana A. Chumachenko:
Church and State in Soviet Russia --
Russian Orthodoxy from World War II
to the Khrushchev Years, (1999).
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