East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence by Henry ChadwickEast and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence by Henry Chadwick

East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of…

byHenry Chadwick

Paperback | May 25, 2005

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The greatest Christian split of all has been that between east and west, between Roman Catholic and eastern Orthodox, a rift that is still apparent today. Henry Chadwick provides a compelling and balanced account of the emergence of divisions between Rome and Constantinople. Drawing on hisencyclopaedic command of the literature, he starts with the roots of the divergence in apostolic times and takes the story right up to the Council of Florence in the fifteenth century. Henry Chadwick's own years of experience as an ecumenist inform his discussion of Christians in relation to each other, to Jews, and to non-Christian Gentiles. He displays a distinctive concern for the factors - theological, personal, political, and cultural - that caused division in the church andprevented reconciliation. His masterly exposition of the complex issues discussed at the Ecumenical Councils (issues that eventually led to the separation) is characteristically clear and fair. This is a work of immense learning, written with sensitivity and spirit. Its fascinating detail and fullanalysis make it invaluable to anyone interested in how this lasting rift in the Church developed.
Henry Chadwick is Emeritus Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge.
Title:East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.72 inPublished:May 25, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Early Christian Diversity: The Quest for Coherence3. The Roots of Diversity: Differences in Theology4. Differences in Theology5. Emperor Theodosius: Council of Constantinople (381)6. Augustine: Filioque7. Constantinople's Growing Power: Socrates the Historian8. The Unity of Christ: Devotion to Mary9. Zeno's Henotikon, Rome's Fury, and the Acacian Schism: Dionysus Exiguus10. Three Chapters: The Fifth Council (553)11. One Energy, One Will12. The Sixth (680-1), Council in Trullo (692)13. Icons14. The Papacy and the Franks15. Aachen as Third Rome: Caroline Books; Filioque; Eriugena16. Pope Nicolas I17. Hincmar of Reims18. Jurisdiction: Illyricum, Bulgars. Paulicans19. Pope Nicolas' Advice to the Bulgar Khan. Rome's Saturday Fast20. Problems at Constantinople: Patriarch Ignatius21. Photius22. Pope Nicolas I Supports Ignatius23. Ignatius' Retrial: Nicolas Excommunicates Photius24. Deterioration in Relations25. The Case Against the Latins: Photius Mystagogia26. Photius' Break with Nicolas: Nicolas Invokes Hincmar's Help: Basil the Macedonian: Photius Desposed27. Basil I: Ignatius Restored. The Synod of 869: Pope Hadrian II28. Photius Restored. Pope John VIII. The Council of 87929. The Emperor Leo VI the Wise: Photius Deposed30. Greek Critics of Photius: Photius Honours Ignatius' Memory31. Liudprand of Cremona in Constantinople32. The Normans in the South: Cardinal Humbert: Council of Rome (1059): Unleavened Bread33. Pope Leo IX's Legation to Constantinople (1054); Humbert and Cerularius34. Peter Damian: Gregory VII; Theophylact of Ochrid35. Pope Urban II: Anselm of Canterbury at Bari36. Anselm of Havelberg37. Crusades: Fall of Constantinople (1204-5): Innocent III: Balsamon38. East-West Debates at Nicaea and Nymphaion39. Purgatory40. Michael Palaeologus' Renewed Quest for Unity: Pope Gregory X: Council of Lyon: Bekkos41. Councils of Basel and Ferrara / Florence: Pope Eugenius IVEpilogue

Editorial Reviews

`As always, Dr Chadwick is an entirely reliable guide to a mass of historical material, which in this instance spans nearly 15 centuries.'Church Times