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« on: September 20, 2008, 04:10:11 PM »

I found the Acts of the Synod of Jerusalem on Google books and decided to share it.

http://books.google.com/books?id=G1h5ijh3YcwC&printsec=frontcover&dq=synod+of+jerusalem&ei=jVfVSOXqLYyuyATmhKjMAw

Of particular interest is section I, where the Synod proves that Cyril Lukaris was never a Calvinist, by comparing extracts from his homilies with the contents of the confession.
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« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2008, 08:40:25 PM »

Thanks! I admit that I didn't read the whole thing, but what I did read was interesting. I might have to try and find it in book form some day. There were some interesting lines in there as well, such as:

"he who is not adorned with the Church's name, cannot even be called a Christian, much less be a Christian" (p. 9)

Quite a bit further than Orthodox Christians would go today!
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