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

Kireopoulos, Antonios

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



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Philanthropy and Social Compassion in Eastern Orthodox Tradition: Papers of the Sophia Institute Academic Conference, New York, Dec. 2009

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Sophia Institute
Theotokos Press
Sophia Institute Studies in Orthodox Theology, 2
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September 14, 2011
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