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Seeking Justice and Promoting Human Rights: Orthodox Theological Imperatives or Afterthoughts?

Antonios Kireopoulos

Title:
Seeking Justice and Promoting Human Rights: Orthodox Theological Imperatives or Afterthoughts?
Author(s):
Kireopoulos, Antonios
Date:
Type:
Articles
Department:
Sophia Institute
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Series:
Sophia Institute Studies in Orthodox Theology
Part Number:
2
Book/Journal Title:
Philanthropy and Social Compassion in Eastern Orthodox Tradition: Papers of the Sophia Institute Academic Conference, New York, Dec. 2009
Publisher:
Theotokos Press
Abstract:
The 2009 Sophia Institute conference seeks to explore Orthodoxy’s contribution to the Chruch’s social witness in the world. This witness- in different contexts wrought by the vagaries of history- has been mixed. Certainly the church has historically affirmed the scriptural injunction to feed the poor, welcome the stranger, clothe the naked, heal the sick, and visit the imprisoned. Is this affirmation at the heart of the Church’s life
Subject(s):
Religion
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Suggested Citation:
Antonios Kireopoulos, 2010, Seeking Justice and Promoting Human Rights: Orthodox Theological Imperatives or Afterthoughts?, Columbia University Academic Commons, http://hdl.handle.net/10022/AC:P:11165.

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