Greek Orthodox Kirk

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The name Greek Orthodox Kirk (Greek: Ἑλληνορθόδοξη Ἑκκλησία, Ellinorthódoxi Ekklisía, IPA: [elinorˈθoðoksi ekliˈsia]), or Greek Orthodoxy, is a term referrin tae the bouk o several Kirks[1][2][3] athin the lairger communion o Eastren Orthodox Christianity, whase liturgy is or wis tradeetionally conductit in Koine Greek,[4] the original language of the Septuagint and the New Testament,[5][6] an whsse history, tradeetions, an theology are ruitit in the early Kirk Faithers an the cultur o the Byzantine Empire. Greek Orthodox Christianity haes tradeetionally placit hivy emphasis an awarded heich prestige tae tradeetions o Eastren Orthodox monasticism an aw an asceticism, wi oreegins in Early Christianity in the Near East an in Byzantine Anatolie.

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  1. Demetrios J. Constantelos, Understanding the Greek Orthodox Church, Holy Cross Orthodox Press 3rd edition (March 28, 2005)
  2. L. Rushton, Doves and magpies: village women in the Greek Orthodox Church Women's religious experience, Croom Helm, 1983
  3. Paul Yuzyk, The Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Kirk o Canadae, 1918–1951, University of Ottawa Press, 1981
  4. Demetrios J. Constantelos, The Greek Orthodox Church: faith, history, and practice, Seabury Press, 1967
  5. Daniel B. Wallace: Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament, page 12,. Zondervan, 1997.
  6. Robert H. Stein: The method and message of Jesus' teachings, page 4,. Westminster John Knox Press, 1994.