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EUCHARIST, BISHOP, CHURCH: THE UNITY OF THE CHURCH IN THE DIVINE EUCHARIST AND THE BISHOP DURING THE FIRST THREE CENTURIES
Professor Metropolitan of Pergamus and Chairman of the Athens Academy I. ZizioulasTranslated by Elizabeth Theokritoff HOLY CROSS ORTHODOX PRESS Brookline, Massachusetts
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 1-885652-51-8 (paper)
1. Lord's Supper-History--Early church, ca. 30-600.
2. Bishops--History of doctrines—early church, ca. 30-600.
3. Church—Unity-History of doctrines, ca. 30-600.
1. Title. BV823.Z5913 2001 262M212-dc21 2001024091
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Professor Metropolitan of Pergamus and Chairman of the Athens Academy I. Zizioulas
Publication of this book was made possible, in part, by a generous donation from His Eminence Archbishop Iakovos of North and South America.
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To His Eminence Archbishop Iakovos
PRESUPPOSITIONS: The Relationship between Church, Eucharist and Bishop in the Consciousness of the Primitive Church
FORMATION: Unity in the Divine Eucharist and the Bishop, and the Formation of the "Catholic Church"
DEVELOPMENTS: The Development of the One Eucharist "Under the Leadership of the Bishop" Into Many Eucharistic Assemblies Led by Priests. The Emergence of the Parish and Its Relationship to the Unity of the Episcopal Diocese.
Digital text by: K.N., G.G, B.K., N.M.
Article published in English on: 29-10-2007.
Last update: 25-9-2010.