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Ware's "The Orthodox Church" serves as an introduction to the uninitiated populace giving the history of the Eastern Orthodox church as well as it's faith and practice. Part One covers the history of A fascinating introduction to a fascinating subject. Ware does a marvelous job of explaining the Orthodox tradition to those who know little or nothing about it, providing a thorough, yet concise The Orthodox Church. Kallistos Bishop of Diokleia. Since its first publication thirty years ago, Timothy Ware s book has become established throughout the English-speaking world as the standard introduction to the Orthodox Church.
Orthodoxy continues to be a subject of enormous interest among Western Christians, and the author believes that an understanding of its standpoint is necessary before the Roman Catholic and Protestant churches can be reunited. He explains the Orthodox views on such widely ranging matters as ecumenical councils, sacraments, free will, purgatory, the papacy and the relation between the different Orthodox churches. Paperchase - Borders Ware's "The Orthodox Church" serves as an introduction to the uninitiated populace giving the history of the Eastern Orthodox church as well as it's faith and practice.
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Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia
He is one of the best-known contemporary Eastern Orthodox hierarchs and theologians. Born Timothy Richard Ware in to an Anglican family in Bath , Somerset , England, he was educated at Westminster School in London to which he had won a King's Scholarship and Magdalen College, Oxford , where he took a double first in classics as well as reading theology. On 14 April , at the age of 24, he embraced the Orthodox Christian faith. He describes his first contacts with Orthodoxy and the growing attraction of the Orthodox Church in an autobiographical text entitled "My Journey to the Orthodox Church", While still a layman, he spent six months in Canada at a monastery of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad. He also frequented other major centres of Orthodoxy such as Jerusalem and Mount Athos.
The Orthodox Church
From , he was Spalding Lecturer of Eastern Orthodox Studies at Oxford University, and has authored numerous books and articles pertaining to the Orthodox Christian faith, and Orthodoxy's relationship to broader culture, including the sciences. In , at the age of 24, he embraced the Orthodox Christian faith having been raised Anglican , traveling subsequently throughout Greece, spending a great deal of time at the Monastery of St. John the Theologian in Patmos. He also frequented other major centers of Orthodoxy such as Jerusalem and Mount Athos. In , he was ordained to the priesthood and was tonsured as a monk , receiving the name Kallistos, in honour of St. Kallistos Xanthopoulos.