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A Reflection on the Church in the Political Arena
Orthodoxy and Modernity, Religion and Politics

A Reflection on the Church in the Political Arena

by Fr. Robert M. Arida Democracy and the separation of church and state are relatively new for the Orthodox Church. From both derive the many challenges the Church in America encounters as it stands unfettered in the political arena. Paraphrasing the British historian and theologian G.L. Prestige, the concept, let alone the reality, of a…

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