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Offline Loukas

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Apostolic Constitutions
« on: January 16, 2003, 01:18:51 PM »
A question for you better edumacated types: Are the Apostolic Constitutions considered part of Orthodox canon law? It is my understanding that they are considered today to be a 4th-century pseudo-Apostolic collection. Comments?


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Re:Apostolic Constitutions
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2003, 03:25:11 PM »
While I cannot be entirely sure, I have a feeling that the Apostolic Constitutions form a good part of the canon law of the Syrian and Indian Orthodox Churches.
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