By Archimandrite Nikodemos Anagnostopoulos
Church heritage unearths that Christianity has its roots in Palestine through the first century and used to be unfold through the Mediterranean international locations through the Apostles. even if, regardless of sharing an identical ancestry, Muslims and Christians were dwelling in a demanding symbiotic co-existence for greater than fourteen centuries in lots of elements of South-Eastern Europe and the center East.
This ebook analyses modern Christian-Muslim relatives within the conventional lands of Orthodoxy and Islam. specifically, it examines the advance of japanese Orthodox ecclesiological considering on Muslim-Christian family and non secular minorities within the context of contemporary Greece and Turkey. Greece, the place the present faith is japanese Orthodoxy, incorporates an authentic acknowledged Muslim minority dependent in Western Thrace in addition to different Muslim populations situated at significant Greek city centres and the islands of the Aegean Sea. however, Turkey, the place the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople relies, is a Muslim nation which comprises inside of its borders an legit regarded Greek Orthodox Minority. The publication then indicates ways that to beat the problems that Muslim and Christian groups are nonetheless dealing with with the Turkish and Greek States. Finally, it proposes that the positive factors of the coexistence among Muslims and Christians in Western Thrace and Istanbul could represent an unique version that are meant to be followed in different european and center East nations, the place demanding situations and stumbling blocks among Muslim and Christian groups nonetheless persist.
This ebook bargains a unique and necessary contribution to the ever well known topic of Christian-Muslim kin, specifically in South-East Europe and the center East. it is going to be a key source for college kids and students of non secular experiences and center jap Studies.
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