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SOBORNOST INCORPORATING EASTERN CHURCHES REVIEW

1979
ISSN: 0144-8722

VOLUMES 1:1 32:1


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 1, Issue 1: 1979
EDITORIAL NOTES 6
ARTICLES
'The Holy Spirit within': St Cuthbert as a Western Orthodox Saint Gerald Bonner 7
Vladimir's Solov'ev: A Russian Newman? Mark Everitt 23
A Hymn of St Ephrem to Christ Robert Murray SJ 39
Holy Spirit and Tradition: The Writings of St Athanasius George Dragas 51
POEM
Presentation of the Virgin George Every 73
NEWS AND COMMENT
Orthodoxy and the World Council of Churches Kallistos Ware 74
REVIEWS
Church, Papacy and Schism by Philip Sherrard Norman Russell 84
Yearbook of the Orthodox Church, 1978 Edition Kallistos Ware 86
The Lenten Triodion tr. Mother Mary and Kallistos Ware Hugh Wybrew 87
Oi Rosoi Onomatolatrai tou Agiou Orous by Konstantinos Papoulidis Kallistos Ware 89
Christian Religion in the Soviet Union by Christel Lane Philippe Sabant 90
Suffering, Innocent and Guilty by Elizabeth Moberly Charles Dilke 91
Nicolas Berdiaev Bibliographie by Tamara Klpinine Philippe Sabant 93
Books Received 94
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
Obituary: Patrick Thompson Helle Georgiadis/Anthony Hanson 96
The Fellowship Conference Valerie Chamberlain, Stephen Parsons, and Nicolas Zernov 99
Fellowship Notes Gareth Evans 108
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 109
Fellowship Accounts 111
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EDITORIAL NOTES Sergei Hackel 6


ARTICLES
On death Anthony, Metropolitan of Sourozh 8
Anselm of Havelberg and the Union of the Churches Norman Russell 19
The Filioque Question Edward Every 42
Mary and the Eucharist Sebastian Brock 50
The Woman taken in Adultery Lev Gillet 60
POETRY
Flesh Laurence Lerner 63
NEWS AND COMMENT
The Ethiopian Orthodox Church Roger Cowley 64
Greece and Russia John Lawrence 66
The role of Exarch Stefan Kallistos Ware / Grigorii Ivanov 70
REVIEW ARTICLE
Confirmation F.J. Laishley 77
REVIEWS
The Human Presence by Paulos Gregorios E.L. Mascall 84
Living Tradition by John Meyendorff Rowan Williams 87
The New Valamo Consultation introduced by G. Tsetsis Roger Beckwith 89
Motifs from Genesis 1-11 in the Genuine Hymns
Of Ephrem the Syrian by Tryggve Kronholm Michael Weitzman 90
Aspects of Monasticism and Contemplative Life by Jean Leclercq Ronald Creighton-Jobe
Katalogos Kheirographon tes Vatopdines Sketes Agiou Demetriou by Erich Lamberz and
Euthemios K. Litsas Norman Russell 95
The Early Church Fathers as Educators by Elias Matsagouras Norman Russell 95
Church Union: Rome and Byzantium (1204-1453) by Joseph Gill Norman Russell 96
Byzantium by M. Yanagi et al Nicholas Gendle .98
Christians in the Arab East by Robert Brenton Betts Sebastian Brock 99
Strannik by Catherine de Hueck Doherty Elizabeth Moberly 100
Father John of Kronstadt by Bishop Alexander (Semenoff-Tian-Chansky) Elizabeth Moberly
101
The Vedic Experience, Mantramanjari by Raimundo Panikkar A.M. Allchin 102
Easter on Mount Athos recorded by ARCHIV Basil Minchin 105
Byzantine, Greek and Russian Icons exhibited at the Temple Gallery, London Nicholas Gendle
106

Fellowship Affairs 111


OUR CONTRIBUTORS 112
A Note on the Illustrations 113
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EDITORIAL NOTES Sergei Hackel 6
ARTICLES
Paths to reconciliation Sergei Hackel 8
The Orthodox Experience of Repentance Kallistos Ware 18
Anselm of Havelberg and the Union of the Churches Norman Russell 29
British Aid to Russian Churchmen in 1919-39 Donald Davis 42
POETRY
Daniel in the Lion's Den John Heath-Stubbs 56
OBITUARIES
Archbishop Athenagoras of Thyateira Kallistos Ware 58
George Florovsky EL. Mascall / Rowan Williams, 69
Justin Popovic Elizabeth Hill
NEWS AND COMMENT
William Palmer of Magdalen John Lawrence 80
REVIEWS
The Lord's Prayer and Jewish Liturgy, ed. Jacob J. Petuchowski Michael Wadsworth 83
The Holy Spirit by C.F.D. Moule Kallistos Ware 84
Manuscript, Society and Belief in Early Christian Egypt by Colin H. Roberts Richard Price 86
Sviatii Vasilii i Khristians'ke Asketichne Zhittia by Pavlo J. Fediuk. Athanasius Pekar 89
Intoxicated with God: The Fifty Spiritual Homilies Of Macarius by George A. Maloney Charles
Dilke 90
Saint Nicholas of Myra, Ban and Manhattan: Biography of a Legend by Charles W. Jones
Norman Russell 92
Communauts syriaques en Iran et Irak des origines 1552 by J.-M. Fiey Sebastian Brock 94
Marie dans l'pigraphie, les monuments et l'art du patriarcat d'Antioche du Ille au Vile sicle by
Joseph Nasrallah Sebastian Brock 94
La papaut et les missions d'orient au moyen ge (XIIIe-XVe sicles) by Jean Richard J. Gill 96
The Shaping of a National Identity: Subcarpathian Rus' 1848-1948 by Paul Magocsi Viktor
Swoboda 98
Church and State in Yugoslavia since 1945 by Stella Alexander Ivan Truman 100

Die Russisch-Orthodoxe Landpfarrei zu Beginn des XX Jahrhunderts by P. Erwin Immekus


Martin Parmentier 104
The Unknown Homeland: A Samizdat MS tr. Marite Sapiets John Lawrence
The Orthodox Way by Kallistos Ware Benedicta Ward 107
Orthodox Theology: An Introduction by Vladimir Lossky Nicolas Zemov 109
Mother Maria: Her Life in Letters ed. Sister Thekla Barnabas Burton 110
The Witness of the Armenian Church in a Diaspora Situation by Aram Keshishian Elizabeth
Moberly 112
Armenian Art by Sirapie der Nersessian Nicholas Gendle 113
L'art du Mont-Athos by Emmanuel Amand de Mendieta R. Cormack 115
Praying with Icons by Basil Minchin Ronald Creighton-Jobe 116
Books Received 118
Musique byzantine recorded by Lycourgos Angelopoulos Basil Minchin
Bulgarian Sacred Melodies recorded by the Ivan Koukousel Vocal Ensemble Basil Minchin
Orthodox Church Music: To the Glory of God recorded by the male voice choir of St Michael's
Cathedral, Belgrade Basil Minchin 121
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
A new Orthodox president S.H. 122
The Secretary's Notes Gareth Evans 122
Annual Accounts 125
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 130
A Note on the Illustrations S.H. 131
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EDITORIAL NOTES Sergei Hackel 6
ARTICLES
Baptism in Byzantine Icongraphy Christopher Walter 8
St Ephrem's Dialogue of Reason and Love Robert Murray 26
Tradition and Translation Nigel Gotten 41
A philosopher and his faith: the work of H.A. Hodges Anne Borrowdale /
Ann Loades 50
NEWS AND COMMENT
A visit to the Coptic Church John and Alison Millbank 57
Ethiopia Roger Cowley 65
The Syrian Orthodox Church in Europe Sebastian Brock 66

The Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan of Central Europe Isa Glcan / Andrew Palmer 68
Pastoral Ministry in the Church of Greece David Widdows 72
The Byzantine Saint Sebastian Brock 75
MEDITATION
'What lack I yet?' LevGillet 77
OBITUARIES
Fr Lev Gillet Helle Georgiadis 79
Graham Delbridge Colin Davey 86
REVIEWS
The Name of Jesus by Irne Hausherr Kallistos Ware 87
La Spiritualit de l'orient chrtien by Thomas pidlk L. Bouyer 94
Understanding Eastern Christianity by George Every Norman Russell 96
Households of God: The Rule of St Benedict by David Parry Ronald Creighton-Jobe 98
The Future of Coptic Studies by R. McL. Wilson J. M.Hornus 99
Saint Symeon the New Theologian: The Sin of Adam tr. from the text of Theophan the Recluse
Robert Ombres 100
La Critica Bizantina del Primato Romano nel secolo XII by Jannis Spiteris Joseph Gill 101
Byzantium and the Papacy 1198-1400 by Joseph Gill Bernard Hamilton 103
Church and Society in the Last Centuries of Byzantium by Donald Nicol George Every 106
Church, World and Mission by Alexander Schmemann E.L. Mascall 107
The Kingdom of Love and Knowledge by A.M. Allchin Kallistos Ware 112
Multiple Echo: Explorations in Theology by Cornelius Ernst E.L. Mascall 114
Christ is in our Midst by Fr John/The Heart in Pilgrimage by Christopher Bryant Elizabeth
Moberly 116
The Russian Journal - II by H.P. Liddon Kallistos Ware 118
Bulgarian Monasteries by Georgi Chavrukov Christopher Walter 119
He Naodomia kai he Sygkhrone Tekhne by Kosta Kalokyris Alexander Fostiropoulos 119
BOOKS RECEDED 121
Chant grgorien by the Dlier Consort Basil Minchin 122
Easter on Mount Athos celebrated at Xenophontos Basil Minchin 123
Icons at Oxford Oliver Nicholson 124
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS Gareth Evans 126
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 130

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EDITORIAL NOTES Sergei Hackel 9
IN MEMORIAM NICOLAS ZERNOV
Nicolas Zernov (1898-1980) Kallistos Ware 11
The writings of Nicolas Zernov Kallistos Ware 34
ARTICLES
The Conclbrant at Clamart: Lev Gillet in the years 1927-8 Elizabeth Behr-Sigel 40
Evdokimov and the monk within Cho D. Phan 53
The mystery of the human person Kallistos Ware 62
Jacob of Serugh on the Veil of Moses Sebastian Brock 70
NEWS AND COMMENT
Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue: Patmos and Rhodes Norman Russell and Louis Bouyer 86
Anglican-Orthodox Dialogue: Llandaff 93
Anglican-Orthodox Dialogue: The Communion of Saints (agreed statement) 94
Ecumenical work in India Edouard Hambye 97
OBITUARIES
Patriarch Benedict Kallistos Ware 102
Mother Mary Kallistos Ware 103
REVIEWS
The Holy Land by Jeremy Murphy O'Connor Edward Every \ 04
Hai Odai Solomontos by Vassilios Fanourgakis Sebastian Brock 106
O megas Basileios by Panayotis C. Christou Gerald Bonner 107
Hellenike Patrologia by Panayotis C. Christou Norman Russell 110
The Defense of Chalcedon in the East (451-553) by Patrick T.R. Gray Richard Price 112
On the Divine Images by St John of Damascus Elizabeth Moberly 114
Filioque und Verbot eines anderen Glaubens auf dem Florentinum by Hans-Jurgen Marx
Martin Parmentier 115
The Theology of Purgatory by Robert Ombres Geoffrey Howell 117
Three Anglican Divines on Prayer: Jewel, Andrewes, and Hooker by Paul Wessinger Hugh
Wybrew 118
Christus Redemptor et Consumator: A Study in the Theology of B.F. Westcott by Folke Olofsson
Michael Ramsey 119
L'Eglise visible selon Serge Bulgakov by Stanislaw Swierkosz E.L. Mascall 120
The Church and Unity by B.C. Butler Methodios Fouyas 123

Procs-verbaux du deuxime congrs de thologie orthodoxe Athnes 19-29 aot 1976 d.


Savas Agourides Nicholas Behr 124
The Faith We Hold by Archbishop Paul of Finland Elizabeth Moberly 126
Die russischen orthodoxen Bischofe von 1893 bis 1965 by Metropolit Manuil (Lemesevskij)
Sergei Hackel 127
O Holy Mountain! Journal of a Retreat on Mount
Athos by M. Basil Pennington 128
Ta monasteria kai hoi hagioi tou Olympou tes Bithynias by Bernardin Menthon Norman Russell
128
BOOKS RECEIVED 132
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS Gareth Evans 134
Nicolas Zernov A.M. Allchin 136
The Fellowship Conference 1980 Elizabeth Moberly 138
South-East Europe Seminar Stella Alexander 141
A Fellowship Retreat in Greece Jean R. Demos 142
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 144
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EDITORIAL NOTES Sergei Hackel 158
ARTICLES
The blessed dead in Anglican piety E.R. Hardy 160
One Body in Christ': Death and the Communion of Saints Kallistos Ware 179
The Communion of Saints Michael Ramsey 192
Authority in the Orthodox Church Chrysostomos Konstantinidis 197
Sheptycky and the quest for union Myroslaw Tataryn 210
NEWS AND COMMENT
The Ethiopian Church 1974-81: an observer's report 221
Yugoslavia and Athos Georgiana Bell 224
OBITUARIES
Geoffrey Curtis John Lawrence 227
Christopher Morris Norman Russell 229
Anne Pennington Hugh Wybrew 230
REVIEWS
It Is Not Lawful For Me To Fight by Jean-Michel Hormis Richard Price 232
Ethiopie Astronomy and Computus by Otto Neugebauer Symeon Lash 233

Kosmas ho Melodos. by Theoharis Detorakis Elizabeth Brire 236


Popes, Lawyers and Infidels by James Muldoon J. Gill 237
The Ecclesiastical Career of Gregory Camblak by Muriel Heppell Sergei Hackel 239
Gennadios B' Scholarios by Theodoros N. Zissis J.Gill 240
Blessed Paisius Velichkovsky by Schema-monk Metrophanes Robert Murray 243
Mat' Mariia (1891-1945) by S. Gakkel' [Hackel] Malcolm V. Jones 243
Jacob's Ladder by Charles C. Hefling Barry Fogden 247
The Way of the Heart by Henri J.M. Nouwen Ronald Creighton-Jobe 249
The Fool and Other Writings by Mother Maria Elizabeth Moberly 250
Perfect Fools by John Saward Norman Russell 252
Martyria/Mission edited by Ion Bria Sergei Hackel 256
Theology of a Classless Society by Mar Ostathios (Geervarghese) Jean-Michel Hornus 260
The Art of God Incarnate by Aidan Nichols Charles Dilke 262
Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom: Music compiled and edited by Andrea Keck Michael
Fortounatto 265
Ex occidente Lex by Victor Pospishil Ralph Hyde 270
BOOKS RECEIVED 272
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The Secretary's Notes Gareth M. Evans 274
For your diary 276
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EDITORIAL NOTES Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
St Symeon of Thessalonica: a polemical hesychast David Balfour 6
Ecclesiology: some dangers and temptations Vladimir Lossky 22
Paradosis: the Orthodox understanding of Tradition Constantine Scouteris 30
Bishop Grafton of Fond du Lac and the Orthodox Church Ernest C. Miller 38
Beholding the light of His countenance: Solzhenitsyn and U-81 John Arnold 49
POEM
Prologue for a carol service John Heath-Stubbs 55
REPORTS
The D.J. Chitty Papers Kallistos Ware / Sebastian Brock 56
Anglican-Orthodox Discussions 1981 Colin Davey 58
OBITUARIES

Bishop Samuel Use Friedeberg 60


Patriarch Elias IV Andreas Tillyrides / Sebastian Brock 63
Patriarch Ignatius Yacoub III Clare Birch Amos 64
Bishop Ceslaus Sipovich Helle Georgiadis ,67
REVIEWS
The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition by Andrew Louth Louis Bouyer 70
Jeremiah Prophet of God by Mother Maria Charles Dilke 74
The Incarnation: Ecumenical Studies in the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed ed. Thomas F.
Torrance E.L. Mascall 76
Spirit of God - Spirit of Christ ed. Lukas Vischer Edward Every 79
The Holy Spirit in the Syrian Baptismal Tradition by Sebastian Brock Edward Yarnold 82
The Philokalia. The Complete Text tr. and ed. G.E.H. Palmer, Philip Sherrard and Kallistos
Ware Louis Bouyer 84
La vie religieuse Byzance by Jean Gouillard George Every 86
The Latin Church and the Crusader States by Bernard Hamilton John Gillingham 87
St Innocent: Apostle to America by Paul D. Garrett Sergei Hackel 91
The Dynamic of Tradition by A.M. Allchin Kallistos Ware 92
Towards Reunion. The Orthodox and Catholic Churches by Edward J. Kilmartin Peter C. Phan
96
Le buisson ardent by Paul Evdokimov Peter C. Phan 99
Many Worlds: A Russian Life by Sophie Koulomzin Philip Walters 100
Zakatnyegody by N.M. Zernov John Lawrence 101
Christ the New Passover by Valentina Zander Hugh Wybrew 103
BOOKS RECEDED 105
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The Fellowship Conference 1981 Hugh Bates 108
The Secretary's Notes Gareth Evans 113
For your diary Gareth Evans 117
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EDITORIAL 130
ARTICLES
The Prayer of the Heart in Syriac Tradition Sebastian Brock 131
The spirituality of St Augustine and its influence on Western mysticism Gerald Bonner 143

The Holy Name of Jesus in East and West: the Hesychasts and Richard Rolle +Kallistos of
Diokleia 163
The influence of Denys the Areopagite on Eastern and Western spirituality in the fourteenth
century Andrew Louth 185
The Spiritual Testament of St Teodosi of Turnovo Muriel Heppell 201
Memories of Fr Lev Gillet David Balfour 203
OBITUARIES
Archbishop Alexis van der Mensbrugghe W. Jardine Grisbrooke 212
REPORTS 217
Tlie Coptic Orthodox Church 218
The Ethiopian Orthodox Church
The Anglican Orthodox Joint Doctrinal Discussions Colin Davey / +Kallistos of Diokleia 219
Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain Sergei Hackel 222
REVIEWS
Neoplatonism and Early Christian Thought ed. H.J. Blumenthal and R.A. Markus A Meredith
225
Byzantium and the Classical Tradition ed. M. Mullett and R. Scott Nicholas Gendle 227
The Byzantine Saint ed. S. Hackel John Meyendorff 228
Gregory of Nyssa: The Life of Moses tr. A.J. Malherbe and E. Ferguson Nicholas Gendle 230
Prayer of the Heart by G. Maloney Helle Georgiadis 232
La Chiesa Latina in Oriente by G. Fedalto J. Gill 232
Does Chalcedon Divide or Unite? ed. Paulos Gregorios et al Richard Price 233
Pearl of Great Price. The Life of Mother Maria Skobtsova 1891-1945 by S. Hackel Norman
Russell 236
L'Etre ecclsial by J. Zizioulas E.L. Mascall 237
The Representatives: The Real Nature and Function of Papal Legates by M. Oliveri Norman
Russell 238
A Touch of God. Eight Monastic Journeys ed. M. Boulding Ronald Creighton-Jobe 239
The Holy Passion sung by the Patriarchal choirs, patriarchate of Constantinople Basil Minchin
240
Icons at the Temple Gallery Nicholas Gendle 241
BOOKS RECEIVED 245
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS 249
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 253

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EDITORIAL SergeiHackel 5
ARTICLES
What is a martyr? +Kallistos ofDiokleia 7
Extended notions of martyrdom in the Byzantine ascetical tradition David Balfour 20
Neomartyrs of the Greek Calendar Norman Russell 36
REPORTS
Lebanon Alan Amos 63
Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue 1982 Louis Bouyer 65
Dr Runcie in Bulgaria and Romania Michael Moore 66
The Nicolas Zernov Memorial Lecture +Kallistos ofDiokleia 68
OBITUARIES
Jean-Michel Hormis Susan Ashbrook Harvey 70
Joice Loch +Kallistos ofDiokleia 71
REVIEWS
Byzance ou l'autre Rome by Jean Decarreaux; The Byzantine Legacy in the Orthodox Church
by John Meyendorff George Every 73
Egeria's Travels in the Holy Land ed. and tr. J. Wilkinson Richard Price 74
St Theodore the Studite, On the Holy Icons tr. Catherine P. Roth Nicholas Gendle 75
Byzantium and the Rise of Russia by John Meyendorff SergeiHackel 76
To Elleniko Kollegio tis Romis kai i Mathites tou (1576-1700) by Z.N. Tsirpanlis J.Gill 78
Die Beziehungen zwischen Staat und Kirche in Griechenland by Philippos Spyropoulos Gerald
Bray 79
Das Eucharistieversammlung als Kirche by Peter Blank Gerald Bray 80
Christianity in the Holy Land ed. D.-M. A. Jaeger Edward Every 82
A Vanquished Hope, the Movement for Church Renewal in Russia, 1905-1906 by James W.
Cunningham Peter Scorer 83
BOOKS RECEIVED 87
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The Fellowship Conference 1982 A Participant
The Secretary's Notes Gareth M. Evans
ACCOUNTS 93
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 98
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EDITORIAL 5
ARTICLES
Martyrdom: its place in the Church GeraldBonner 6
Feodorit, a Russian non-Possessor, priest and martyr Muriel Heppell 22
Dialogue hymns of the Syriac Churches Sebastian Brock 35
A war-time visit to the Russian Church Francis House 46
Wolves and monks: life on the Holy Mountain today +Kallistos ofDiokleia 56
REPORT
Coptic monasticism: some Anglican impressions Stephen Tucker 69
REVIEW ARTICLE
The Syriac Churches: some recent books from India Sebastian Brock 74
COMMENT
Gennadios Scholarios David Balfour 81
REVIEWS
Discerning the Mystery by Andrew Louth John Macquarrie 85
History and Thought of the Early Church by Henry Chadwick Sebastian Brock 86
The Dual Nature of Man by Anna-Stina Ellverson Benedicta Ward 87
Le deuxime Concile Oecumnique (a symposium) Gerald Bray 87
East of Byzantium d. N.G. Garsoian et al Garth Fowden 88
Rabban Jausep Hazzaya by Gabriel Bunge Sebastian Brock 91
Patriarch Photius of Constantinople by Despina S. White 92
The Patriarch and the Prince by Despina S. White and J.R. Berrigan George Every 92
Augsburg and Constantinople by George Mastrantonis Gerald Bray 93
The Historical and Ecumenical Significance of Jeremias IIs correspondence with the Lutherans
by Constantine N. Tsirpanlis Gerald Bray 94
Synodica V: Congrs pour l'examen de la question d'une clbration commune de Pques (a
symposium) Benedicta Ward 94
I Eleftheria tou Ithous by Christos Yannaras Norman Russell 96
Person und Eros by Christos Yannaras Gerald Bray 98
Orthodoxy: Faith and Life. Christ and the Life of the Church by Gerasimos Papadopoulos
Gerald Bray 99
Der theologische Dialog zwischen der Rbmisch-Katolischen Kirche by Gerassime-Chrysostom
Zaphiris Gerald Bray 100
Communio Sanctorum (a symposium) Gerald Bray 101
Russia's Catacomb Saints by Ivan Andreyev Norman Russell 102

BOOKS RECEIVED 104


FELLOWSHIP NOTES 105
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 108
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EDITORIAL 5
ARTICLES
'Never as gods': icons and their veneration Constantine Scouteris 6
Martyrdom A.M. Allchin 19
The Oxford Movement, the Fathers and the Bible Andrew Louth 30
Raphael Popov, Bulgarian Uniate bishop: problems of Uniatism and Autocephaly Christopher
Walter 46
REPORTS
The Anglican/Orthodox Joint Doctrinal Discussions 1983 Symeon Lash 61
Lebanon Alan Amos 64
IN MEMORIAM DEMETRIOS KOUTROUBS
Athens to Walsingham +Kallistos ofDiokleia 67
A monk-of-the-world Elias Mastroiannopoulos 71
The Master Builder Christos Yannaras 72
A vision of unity in diversity A.M. Allchin 73
OBITUARIES
Eric Abbott Etta Gullick 78
Ivan Young Michael Silver 79
Harry Byrom Basil and Margaret Minchin 81
Irina Findlow Alberic Stacpoole / Carl Witton-Davies 82
Alexander Schmemann 83
REVIEW ARTICLE
Translating the Liturgy David Balfour 84
REVIEWS
New and Old in God's Revelation by Benedict Englezakis R. Morgan 97
1 Thessalonians. A Commentary by Paul Nadim Tarazi John Hargreaves 97
Early Syriac Theology by S.G. Beggiani Sebastian Brock 99
The Life of Samuel of Kalamun ed. and tr. Anthony Alcock Sebastian Brock 99
The Lives of the Desert Fathers tr. Norman Russell +Kallistos of Diokleia 100
L'Esprit qui dit Pre by Jean-Miguel Garrigues. Norman Russell 102

John Climacus, The Ladder of Divine Assent tr. Colm Luibheid and Norman Russell Benedicta
Ward 104
Art and Eloquence in Byzantium by Henry Maguire Nicholas Gendle 107
To Syngraphikon Ergon tou Oikoumenikou Patriarchou Kallistou by Demetrios Gones David
Balfour 110
Orthodox Liturgical Dress by Archimandrite Chrysostomos Kyril Jenner 111
The Christians of St Thomas [...] and their Syriac Manuscripts by J.P.M. van der Ploeg
Sebastian Brock 112
Sunset Years: A Russian Pilgrim in the West by Nicolas Zernov +Robert Cantuar 112
Iulia de Beausobre: A Russian Christian in the West by Constance Babington Smith +Kallistos
of Diokleia 113
The Orthodox Church in Russia ed. Archbishop Pitirim of Volokolamsk Sergei Hackel 116
The Festivals of Greek Easter by Carole Papoutsis Norman Russell 119
BOOKS RECEIVED 120
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The Fellowship Conference 1983 Muriel Heppell 122
Gareth Evans A.M. Allchin 124
The Secretary's Notes Hugh Wybrew 125
The Associate Secretary's Notes Elizabeth Briere 127
For your diary 130
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 131
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EDITORIAL 5
ARTICLES
The fool in Christ as prophet and apostle +Kallistos of Diokleia 6
Prophecy and the establishment: the challenge of biblical criticism David Balfour 29
POEM
Sinai Ioanna Tsatsos / tr. Jean Demos 41
LEV GILLET MEMORIAL LECTURE
The heart strangely warmed: Eastern Orthodoxy and the Free Church tradition in the West
John Newton 43
REPORTS
The House of St Gregory and St Macrina: the first quarter century +Kallistos of Diokleia /
Ralph Townsend 55

OBITUARIES
Alexander Schmemann Peter Scorer 64
Last sermon Alexander Schmemann 68
Vsevolod Shpiller John Lawrence 69
REVIEWS
The Message of the Bible by George Cronk John Platt 72
The First Day of the New Creation by Veselin Kesich Edward Yarnold 73
Art and Ritual of the Byzantine Church by Christopher Walter Nicholas Gendle 75
Theologika Meletima 4: Ymnographika by Panayiotis K. Christou Elizabeth Briere 77
Ending the Byzantine Schism by James Likoudis Norman Russell 78
Gregory Palamas: The Triads ed. J. Meyendorff, tr. N. Gendle David Balfour 82
Catholics and Sultans by Charles A. Frazee Joseph Gill 83
Valamo and its Message by Archbishop Paul et al. Pegeen O 'Flaherty 84
Women and the Priesthood ed. Thomas Hopko Elizabeth Moberly 86
The Light of the World by Sergius S. Verhovskoy Helle Georgiadis 89
Christianity and Marxism ed. Alan Scarfe and Patrick Sookhdeo John Alachouzos 89
The Chimes and Hymns of the Russian Orthodox Church (records) Basil Minchin 91
COMMENT
Translating the Liturgy Elizabeth Fenton 92
BOOKS RECEIVED 95
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
Secretaries' Report Hugh Wybrew / Elizabeth Briere 98
Orthodox-Methodist contacts Elizabeth Briere 102
For your diary 103
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 104
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EDITORIAL
ARTICLES
Liturgy and eschatology Alexander Schmemann 6
'Rejoice, sceptre of Orthodoxy' Elizabeth Briere 15
Anglican or Orthodox? The Scottish dimension of the 'Palmer affair' Christopher Knight 25
REPORTS
The Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo Ivan Truman 44
The Byzantine Rite at Niederaltaich Christian Leisy 50

The Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East Sebastian Brock 53
REVIEWS
The Resurrection of Jesus: A Jewish Perspective by Pinchas Lapide Helle Georgiadis 56
Easter Enigma by John Wenham Helle Georgiadis 57
Cyrillonas. L'Agneau vritable: hymnes, cantiques, homlies tr. Dominique Cerbelaud; Jean
d'Apame. Dialogues et Traits tr. Ren Lavenant Sebastian Brock 59
Symeon the New Theologian: The Practical and Theological Chapters [...] tr. Paul McGuckin
Nicholas Gendle 60
The Philokalia: The Complete Text, volume iii, tr. and ed. G.E.H. Palmer et al Nicholas Gendle
61
Muhammad and the Christian by Kenneth Cragg Alan Amos 63
The Joy of All Creation by A.M. Allchin Nicholas Lossky 64
Bishops: But What Kind? ed. Peter Moore Symeon Lash 66
Luther et la reforme allemande dans une perspective oecumnique by W. Schneemelcher et al
Gerald Bray 69
Baptism and Eucharist: Ecumenical Convergence in Celebration ed. M. Thurian and G.
Wainwright Gerald Bray 71
Voir Dieu tel qu'il est by Archimandrite Sophrony Maxime Gimenez 72
BOOKS RECEIVED 74
COMMENT ON A COMMENT
'Translating the Liturgy' David Balfour 76
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
Secretaries' Notes Hugh Wybrew / Elizabeth Briere 79
The Fellowship Conference 1984 Kenneth Storer 82
The Athens chapter Retreat Hugh Wybrew 87
Philoxenia Elizabeth Briere 87
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 90
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EDITORIAL
ARTICLES
Anglicans and Eastern Christendom Colin Davey 6
The Liturgy as Tradition and Tradition as Liturgy John Chryssavgis 18
The thrice-holy hymn in the Liturgy Sebastian Brock 24
Idols and Images: early definitions and controversies Irven M. Resnick 35

REVIEW ARTICLE
The Dublin Agreed Statement 1984: a Uniate view Serge Keleher 52
REVIEWS
The Oxford Book of Prayer ed. G. Appleton and Seasons of the Spirit ed. G. Every et al
Benedicta Ward 57
Athos, the Holy Mountain by Philip Sherrard Norman Russell 59
Prince-Bishop Njegosh 's Religious Philosophy by Z.R. Prvulovich Norman Russell 61
Our People, Carpatho-Rusyns and their Descendants in North America by P.R. Magocsi Serge
R. Keleher 62
Orthodoxy in Finland, Past and Present ed. V. Purmonen Norman Russell 64
Pavel Florenksy: A Metaphysics of Love by R. Slesinski Frederick J. Copleston 65
The Communion of Love by Matthew the Poor Ronald Creighton-Jobe 68
The Jesus Prayer Today by A.A. Vogel Nicholas Gendle 69
La thologie dans l'glise et dans le monde ed. D. Theraios et al Gerald Bray 71
The Orthodox Vigil by John Tavener John V. Heyes 73
BOOKS RECEIVED 75
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
Secretaries Notes Hugh Wybrew / Elizabeth Briere 77
Greece Elizabeth Briere 81
For your diary 82
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 83
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 8, Issue 1: 1986
EDITORIAL 5
ARTICLES
Revelation of the Spirit, language beyond words Boris Bobrinskoy 6
The Mystery of the Church in the Dublin Agreed Statement Hugh Wybrew 15
Unity and disunity today Militza Zernov 23
Isaac of Nineveh: some newly-discovered works Sebastian Brock 28
The Saints of Durham Gerald Bonner 34
REPORT
An active community of Coptic Orthodox nuns John Wraw 47
OBITUARIES
Archbishop Basil (Krivoshein) Kallistos of Diokleia 51
Paul Anderson Donald E. Davis 55

REVIEWS
The Early Fathers on War and Military Service by L.J. Swift Gerald Bray 59
Maximus the Confessor: Selected Writings tr. G.C. Berthold Norman Russell 60
The Deification of Man: St Gregory Palamas and the Orthodox Tradition by G.I. Matzaridis
Nicholas Gendle 61
St Symeon of Thessalonike: A Treatise on Prayer tr. H.L.N. Simmons Nicholas Gendle 63
New Martyrs of the Turkish Yoke tr. L.J. Papadopulos et al Norman Russell 64
Theological Dialogue between Orthodox and, Reformed Churches ed. T.F. Torrance Gerald
Bray 65
Growth in Agreement ed. H. Meyer and L. Vischer Gerald Bray 67
Lords Temporal and Lords Spiritual by Boden Clarke Norman Russell 68
Byzantine Churches of Greece and Cyprus by E. Mastrogiannopoulos Nicholas Gendle 69
I Pankosmios Ekchysis tou Agiou Pneumatos (and two other works) by Eusebius Stephanou
Kyril Jenner 71
BOOKS RECEIVED 73
COMMENT
Comment on 'The Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo' by Ivan Truman Zaga Gavrilovic 76
A response to the comment Ivan Truman 77
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The Fellowship Conference 1985 80
The Secretaries' report Hugh Wybrew and Elizabeth Briere 83
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 88
FOR YOUR DIARY 89
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 8, Issue 2: 1986
EDITORIAL 5
ARTICLES
The human person as an icon of the Trinity Kallistos of Diokleia 6
St Athanasios: the dynamics of salvation George Bebawi 24
Pobedonostsev and Riley: a conversation of 1889 J.F. Coakley 42
Nadezhda Gorodetskaia: the study and the practice of kenosis Elizabeth Hill 51
POEM
The tree of the cross C.A. Trypanis 62
OBITUARY
Panayiotis Nellas Niphon Alexiou 64

REPORTS
Synaxi Sotiris Gounelas 66
Gilbert Shaw Rod Hacking 68
COMMENT
'The Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo': further responses S.H. 71
REVIEWS
The Orthodox Church in the Byzantine Empire by J.M. Hussey David Balfour 73
Gregory Nazianzen: Selected Poems tr. J. McGuckin Nicholas Gendle 75
The Life of St Nicholas of Sion tr. I. and N.P. Sevcenko Mary Cunningham 77
Man and the Cosmos by Lars Thunberg Norman Russell 78
The Prologue from Ochrid by Nikolai Velimirovic Benedicta Ward 80
The Mosaics of S. Marco in Venice by Otto Demus Nicholas Gendle 81
The Period of Annunciation-Nativity in the East Syrian Calendar by John Moolan Sebastian
Brock 84
Apostolic Faith Today by Hans-Georg Link Gerald Bray 85
Go Forth in Peace ed. I. Bria George Theokritoff 86
Towards a Fuller Vision by E.C. Miller Gerald Bray 87
Rome and Constantinople ed. R. Barringer Helle Georgiadis 88
BOOKS RECEIVED 90
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The Secretary's Farewell Hugh Wybrew 92
Secretary's Notes Elizabeth Brtere 95
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 99
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 9, Issue 1: 1987
EDITORIAL 5
ARTICLES
Ordination and Vocation H.J.M. Turner 6
Tears and Fire: recovering a neglected tradition Maggie Ross 14
The American YMCA and the Russian emigration Donald E. Davies 24
The Church of Macedonia: 'limited autocephaly' or schism? Stevan K. Pavlowitch 42
POEM
Meteora monasteries of the air Heather Buck 60
REPORTS
The Panorthodox Preconciliar Conference of 1986 Philippe Sabant 62

Week of Profound Unity': The general assembly of Syndesmos Elizabeth Briere 67


The St Theosevia Centre A.M. Allchin
Lay Academy in Finland Elizabeth Briere 71
REVIEWS
The Study of Spirituality edited by Cheslyn Jones, Geoffrey Wainwright and Edward Yarnold
Norman Russell 72
The World of the Desert Fathers: Stories and Sayings from the Anonymous Series of the
Apopthegmata patrum by Columbia Stewart OSB. L'vangile au dsert: origines et
developpment de la spiritualit monastique by Placide Deseille Norman Russell 75
Death and Resurrection by J.E. McW. Dewart. The Eucharist by D.T. Sheerin Gerald Bray 77
Being as Communion. Studies in Personhood and the Church by John D. Zizioulas Paul
McPartlan 78
Orthodox Dogmatic Theology: A Concise Exposition Mark Stokoe 81
I aghii ton Vretanikon Nison by Bishop Christophoros Kommodatos Norman Russell 82
Les dialogues oecumniques hier et aujourd'hui edited by D, Theraios et al Gerald Bray 83
Sviashch. Anatolii Zhurakovskii: Materialy k zhitiiu R.M. Price 84
BOOKS RECEIVED 87
COMMENT
'Towards a fuller vision' A.M. Allchin 90
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The Secretary's Report Elizabeth Briere 92
Fellowship Conference 1986 Elizabeth Briere 95
For your Diary 100
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 101
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 9, Issue 2: 1987
EDITORIAL 5
ARTICLES
The Church of the Councils: the 'onslaught of the intellect' and the potential of doubt
+Anthony of Sourozh 6
The priesthood of the baptised: some Syriac perspectives Sebastian Brock 14
Towards reconciliation: a report on the Anglican Church by a Russian priest (1865) Iosif
Vasil'ev 23
POEM
Icon Heather Buck 41

OBITUARY
Basil Minchin 1910-87 +Oliver Tomkins 42
REPORTS
An Orthodox-Catholic Statement on Apostolicity Thomas Fitzgerald 46
The Agreed Statement 48
REVIEWS
Icon and Logos tr. D.J. Sahas Nicholas Gendle 53
Pioneer for Unity: Metrophanes Kritopoulos (1589-1639) by Colin Davey Norman Russell 55
glise d'glises: l'cclsiologie de communion by J.M.R. Tillard Gerald Bray 57
Church, Kingdom, Word ed. G. Limouris Gerald Bray 58
Dostoevsky's Critique of the West by Bruce K. Ward Martin Corner 59
The Russian Orthodox Church, A Contemporary History by Jane Ellis Michael Fortounatto 61
BOOKS RECEIVED 64
COMMENT ON A COMMENT
'Towards a Fuller Vision' Gerald Bray 67
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The Secretary's Notes Elizabeth Briere 68
FOR YOUR DIARY 71
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 72
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 10, Issue 1: 1988
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Protection, autonomy and reform: the Russian Orthodox Church 1905-29 Martin Corner 6
The icon and the image of Christ: the second Council of Nicaea and Byzantine tradition
Christopher Walter 23
Icons in music? Two works by Tavener Ivan Moody 34
Word as icon in Greek patristic theology Verna E.F. Harrison 38
OBITUARY
Kliment Naumov (1905-88) Methodie Kusseff 50
REVIEWS
Lancelot Andrewes, le prdicateur by Nicholas Lossky Stephen Medcalf 52
The Life of St Irene edited by J.O. Rosenquist Mary Cunningham 57
The Rape of Man and Nature by Philip Sherrard Andrew Sherwood 59
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS

The Conference of 1987 Valerie Karras 63


Secretary's Notes Elizabeth Briere 66
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 10, Issue 2: 1988
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Millennium greetings + Robert Runcie 6
Same homeland, different future Kirill Golovin 12
'People so beset with saints': Anglican attitudes to Orthodoxy 1555-1725 Christopher Knight 25
Ecumenism and the need for vision +John Zizioulas 37
Michael Ramsey and the beatific vision Owen Chadwick 44
Michael Ramsey and the Orthodox world A.M. Allchin 49
The Mother of God in early Byzantine homilies Mary Cunningham 53
POEM
Knots Maggie Ross 68
REPORT
Pilgrimage to Russia: an Anglican's impressions Francis House 69
REVIEWS 73
BOOKS RECEIVED 79
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The Secretary's Notes Elizabeth Briere 81
The Fellowship Conference of 1988 Michael Gunton / Elizabeth Wayne 85
FOR YOUR DIARY 87
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 88
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 11, Issues 1-2: 1989
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Reflections on the millennium of the baptism of Kievan Rus' + Robert Runcie 7
'Had the Czar not died': Peter the Great and the nonjurors Christopher Knight 18
Creation, incarnation and transfiguration: material creation and our understanding of it
Elizabeth Briere 31
The Eastern tradition and the cosmos Myroslaw Tataryn 41
Danish spirituality and the role of three great feasts A.M. Allchin 53
marriage for all eternity': the consecration of a Syrian bride of Christ Ephrem of Syria 65

St Sava on Athos: his monastic rule Daniel M. Rogich 69


REPORTS
The St Ephrem Ecumenical Centre Sebastian Brock 82
Peace with justice (Basel 1989) John Arnold 85
Ecumenical Institute Graduate School, 1988-9 Elizabeth Briere 88
OBITUARY
Miloje Nikolich (1910-89) Zaga Gavrilovic 94
REVIEWS
Monk Moses, Oi engamoi aghio tis Ekklesias John Chryssavgis 96
Robert Taft, The Liturgy of the Hours in East and West Ephrem (Lash) 102
Claude Slis, Les Syriens orthodoxes et catholiques Sebastian Brock 105
Catachse orthodoxe: Vocabulaire thologique and Le Credo Barnabas (Burton) 106
H.-G. Link, One God, One Lord, One Spirit Gerald Bray 107
Elisabeth Behr-Sigel, Le ministre de la femme dans l'glise Mary Cunningham 109
Un moine de l'Eglise d'Orient, L'an de grce du Seigneur Barnabas (Burton) 111
A. Borrely and M. Eutizi, L'Oecumnisme spirituel Gerald Bray 112
T.F. Best, d., Instruments of Unity Gerald Bray 113
Robert Morgan, The Religion of the Incarnation Gerald Bray 114
Jan Milk Lochman, Christ and Prometheus? Gerald Bray 115
Freda Collins, Words of Wisdom from Fr Gilbert Shaw Martin Reith 117
Eugne Troubetzkoi, Trois tudes sur l'icne Jill Storer 117
John Baggley, Doors of perception icons and their spiritual significance Jill Storer 120
BOOKS RECEIVED 125
SECRETARY'S NOTES 128
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 134
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 12, Issue 1: 1990
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
The doctrine of the Holy Trinity in Gregory Nazianzen and John Calvin Thomas F. Torrance 7
Radical honesty about the self: the practice of the desert fathers Columba Stewart 25
care-free and painless existence'? Observations of St Symeon the New Theologian on the
monastic life H.J.M. Turner 40
A neglected manual of the spiritual life: the Synagoge of Paul Evergetinos Gregory Collins 47
OBITUARY

David Balfour + Kallistos of Diokleia 52


REPORTS
The Christian and the world Study group, diocese of Sourozh 62
'Church and Culture': Orthodox women's meeting in Crete (1990) Elizabeth Theokritoff 72
Joint commission for dialogue between the Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches: greed
statement 78
Convergence in christology: Amba Bishoi 1990 William Taylor 80
Agreed statement on Conciliarity and Primacy in the Church Thomas Fitzgerald 84
REVIEWS
A.M. Allchin, d., Heart of Compassion Robert Murray 90
Sebastian Brock and Susan Ashbrook Harvey, tr., Holy Women of the Syrian Orient Robert
Murray 91
Sebastian Brock, tr., The Syrian Fathers on Prayer and the Spiritual Life Philip Sherrard 93
Henry Hill, d., A Symposium on the Oriental Orthodox and Assyrian Churches Martin
Parmentier 94
Alexander Schmemann, The Eucharist: Sacrament of the Kingdom W. Jardine Grisbrooke 95
Hugh Wybrew, The Orthodox Liturgy Ephrem Lash 98
John Breck, The Power of the Word in the Worshiping Church Ephrem Lash 102
BOOKS RECEIVED 107
SECRETARY'S NOTES Elizabeth Theokritoff 110
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 121
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 12, Issue 2: 1990
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 129
ARTICLES
Humanity and the natural world in the Syriac tradition Sebastian Brock 131
Radical honesty about the self: the tradition of the desert fathers and their heirs Columba
Stewart 143
'Clerical liberalism' in the Russian Orthodox Church: the failure of reform Lewis Shaw 157
POETRY
'And he said unto them, It is enough' Sergei Averintsev 166
OBITUARIES
Joseph Gill (1901-89) Robert Murray 168
Mary Scott (1920-89) Robert Murray 170
REVIEWS

The Forgotten Trinity John McGuckin 172


Genadios Limouris, d., Icons: Windows on eternity Jill Storer 174
Roman Cholij, Clerical Celibacy in East and West + Peter of New York 180
Lawrence Cross, Eastern Christianity: the Byzantine Tradition John Binns 182
Urs von Arx, d., Koinonia auf Altkirchlicher Basis Dietrich Schuld 184
Martin Reith, d., God in our midst Sheila Gordon-Duff 185
R. CD. Jasper, The Development of the Anglican Liturgy 1662-1980 W. Jardine Grisbrooke 186
Lev Gillet, Encounter at the Well Deborah Honor 188
BOOKS RECEIVED 190
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
Secretary's Notes Elizabeth Theokntoff
St Basil's House Brian Sampson 97
Conference 1990 Mendel Sophia Holland 198
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 206
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 13, Issue 1: 1991
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
The spirituality of the Philokalia +Kallistos of Diokleia 6
The ordination of women: an ecumenical problem Elisabeth Behr-Sigel 25
Theodore of Tarsus: a Greek archbishop of Canterbury Benedicta Ward 41
POEM
Meditation on St Cedd Heather Buck 54
OBITUARIES
Aleksandr Men' (1935-90) Sergei Hackel 56
John Alexander Ramsbotham (1906-89) Francis House 59
John Gordon Davies (1919-90) Walter Hollenweger 60
REPORTS
Anglican-Orthodox dialogue Hugh Wybrew 63
John Wesley and Eastern Orthodoxy A.M. Allchin 65
REVIEWS
John Meyendorff, Imperial Unity and Christian Divisions John McGuckin 68
Sebastian Brock, tr., A Garland of Hymns from the Early Church Robert Murray 69
Ronnie Bowman Thurston, The Widows. A Women's Ministry in the Early Church M.
Cunningham Corran 71

Gennadios Limouris, d., Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation Robert Murray 72
Krister Stendhal, Energy for Life Let the Spirit Speak to the Churches Emilio Castro, d., To
he Wind of God's Spirit Emilio Castro, d., The Ecumenical Review 41:3 Gerald Bray 73
Martin van Elderen, Introducing the World Council of Churches; Christopher Ellis, Together
on the Way Gerald Bray 75
R.D. Hacking, Such a Long Journey + Oliver Tomkins 76
BOOKS RECEIVED 78
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS 80
The General Secretary's Report Dietrich Schuld 80
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 83
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 13, Issue 2: 1991
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Symbiosis and sobornost: the ECR Trust and the Fellowship of St Alban and St Sergius Robert
Murray 6
Bulgakov and sophiology Aidan Nichols 17
Satan and the sinful women: a dialogue poem from the Syriac Churches Sebastian Brock 33
REPORTS
The Eastern Catholic Churches and Ecumenism Hugh Wybrew 46
Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue: a report and its recommendations (1991) 49
A comment on the joint report Serge Keleher 55
Syndesmos consultation on cooperation between Orthodox and Oriental youth movements
(1991 ) 65
REVIEWS
Sebastian Brock, intr. and tr Hymns on Paradise by St Ephrem the Syrian Susan Ashbrook
Harvey 68
Andrew Palmer, Monk and Mason on the Tigris Frontier David G K Taylor 70
Pierre Yousif, d., A Classified Bibliography on the East Syrian Liturgy Sebastian Brock 72
Rosemary Morris, d., Church and People in Byzantium Ken Parry 73
Omeljan Pritsak and Ihor Sevfenko, d., Proceedings of the International Congress
Commemorating the Millennium of Christianity in Rus'-Ukraine Sergei Hackel 76
L'Icne dans la thologie et l'art Gerald Bray 77
Martin Dudley and Geoffrey Rowell, Confession
and Absolution Gerald Bray 78

Joseph Areeplackal, Spirit and Ministries Gerald Bray 79


Baptism, Eucharist and Ministry 1982-1990 Church and World: The Unity of the Church and
the Renewal of Human Community; The Ecumenical Future and the WCC Gerald Bray 81
H.J.M. Turner, Ordination and Vocation Gerald Bray 83
George Lemopoulos, d., Your will be done Orthodoxy in Mission Elizabeth Theokritoff 84
D. Preman Niles, Resisting the threats to life: Covenanting for Justice, Peace and the Integrity
of Creation Elizabeth Theokritoff 87
Lon Tretjakewitsch, Bishop Michel d'Herbigny SJ and Russia Gerald Bray 90
Ronald G. Roberson, The Eastern Christian Churches Didier Rance, Chrtiens du MoyenOrient Sebastian Brock 93
BOOKS RECEIVED 95
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS 98
The Fellowship Conference 1991 Helen Brock
The Chairman's notes John Binns
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 106
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 14, Issue 1: 1992
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Orthodox arguments against the ordination of women as priests Verna E.F. Harrison 6
The Holy Spirit, beauty and transfiguration Patrick Sherry 25
St Gregory the Theologian: three principles of spiritual direction Thomas Fitzgerald 44
POEM
Homage to Saint Hubert Robert Murray 54
OBITUARY
Patriarch Dimitrios of Constantinople (1914-91) +Kallistos of Diokleia 58
REPORTS
The election of the new ecumenical patriarch + Kallistos of Diokleia 63
Faith in Lebanon: present crisis and future hope Alan Amos 65
The Churches in Jerusalem Hugh Wybrew 74
The Christiana project Ian Bates /Bede Pearce 84
REVIEWS
E. Ferguson, d., The Encyclopedia of Early Christianity John McGuckin 85
Johanna Manley, The Bible and the Holy Fathers for Orthodox Elizabeth Theokritoff 86
P. W. L. Walker, Holy City, Holy Places? Hugh Wybrew 89

Stephen MacKenna, Plotinus: The Enneads Gordon Kendal 91


Andrew Louth, The Wilderness of God Philip Sherrard 92
Graeme Ferguson and John Chryssavgis, d., The Desert is Alive. Dimensions of Australian
Spirituality Juliet du Bouley 94
Michael Kinnamon, d., Signs of the Spirit 96
In Spirit and in Truth 96
Confessing the One Faith 96
Konrad Reiser, Ecumenism in Transition Gerald Bray 97
C. Williams, d., The Letters of Evelyn Underhill 97
Evelyn Underhill, Practical Mysticism 97
Dana Green, Artist of the Infinite Life Gerald Bray 97
Ion Bria, The Sense of Ecumenical Tradition Gerald Bray 98
Directories of the Orthodox Parishes and Clergy in the British Isles Donal Savage 99
BOOKS RECEIVED 102
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The Acting General Secretary's Report Donal Savage 107
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 14, Issue 2: 1992
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Praying with the body: the hesychast method and some non-Christian parallels +Kallistos of
Diokleia 6
St Bernard of Clairvaux and the tradition of the Christian East G.L.C. Frank 37
POEM
The Lintel Heather Buck 49
REPORTS
Documents on the conflict in former Yugoslavia 53
Syndesmos Fourteenth General Assembly 1992 Christos B. Christakis 58
REVIEWS
I. McManners, d., The The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity Mary Cunningham
Corran 61
S.G. Hall, Doctrine and Practice in the Early Church J. McGuckin 63
Ben Witherington III, Women in the Earliest Churches Verna Harrison 64
A.P. Kazhdan et al, d., The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium Mary Cunningham Corran 66
Jaroslav Pelikan, Imago Dei: the Byzantine Apologia for Icons Ken Parry 68

Mary Cunningham, ed. and tr., The Life of Michael the Synkellos Ken Parry 70
Thomas M. Finn, Early Christian Baptism and the Catechumenate: West and East Syria
Bryan D. Spinks 71
Pauly Kannookadan, The East Syrian Lectionary Bryan D. Spinks 72
A. Gelston, The Eucharistie Prayer of Addai and Mari Bryan D. Spinks 73
Gatan Baillargeon, Perspectives orthodoxes sur l'Eglise-Communion. L'oeuvre de Jean
Zizioulas Gerald Bray 75
Aram Keshishian, Conciliar Fellowship: A Common Goal Gerald Bray 76
Ernst C. Suttner, Church Unity: Union or Uniatism? Gerald Bray 77
Anthony Duncan, The Mind of Christ: Meditations on Christian Themes Gerald Bray 78
Sister Magdalen, Children in the Church Today: Mary Cunningham Corran 79
Duane W.-H. Arnold, The Early Episcopal Career of Athanasius of Alexandria Richard Price
80
BOOKS RECEIVED 82
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The Fellowship Conference 1992 Gordon Kendal 87
The General Secretary's Report Gordon Kendal 89
OUR CONTRIBUTORS
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 15, Issue 1: 1993
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Anglican-Orthodox dialogue: its past, its present and its future Hugh Wybrew 7
'The ordination of women: an ecumenical problem': a reply to a reply Elisabeth Behr-Sigel 20
Athos after ten years: the good news and the bad +Kallistos of Diokleia 27
OBITUARIES
Oliver Stratford Tomkins (1908-92) Mary Tanner 38
Peter Cowen (1942-93) Alan Amos, Colin Davey et al 42
REPORTS
Orthodox-Catholic dialogue +Kallistos of Diokleia and Edward Yarnold 44
The Benedictine abbey of St Alban Jane Kelsall 47
The Syrian Orthodox diocese of Jezirah and Euphrates Alan Amos 54
REVIEWS
George Papademetriou, Essays in Orthodox Christian-Jewish Relations Andrew J. Sopko 60
Michael P. Carroll, The Cult of the Virgin Mary: Psychological Boundaries Gerald Bray 61

Benedicta Ward, Signs and Wonders, Saints, Miracles and Prayers Mary Cunningham Corran 62
J. Durand et al., sa., Byzance: L'art byzantin dans les collections publiques franaises Mary
Cunningham Corran 65
Pauline Allen and Cornells Datema, tr., Leontius, Presbyter of Constantinople Iain Torrance 66
J. Breck et al., ed, The Legacy of St Vladimir Muriel Heppell 67
David Daniel, The Orthodox Church of India: History Sebastian Brock 69
Murad Saliba Barsom, tr., Anaphoras Sebastian Brock 71
Columba Graham Flegg, 'Gathered under Apostles', A Study of the Catholic Apostolic Church
Edwin Robertson 73
Carnegie Samuel Calian, Theology without Boundaries Gerald Bray 75
Joan L. Roccasalvo, The Eastern Catholic Churches Gerald Bray 77
Paul McPartlan, d., One in 2000? Towards Catholic-Orthodox Unity Edward Yarnold 78
A Monk of the Eastern Church, Serve the Lord with Gladness John Chryssavgis 81
Directory of Orthodox Parishes and Institutions in North America Elizabeth Theokritoff 83
BOOKS RECEIVED 85
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The General Secretary's report Gordon Kendal 88
Annual conference 1993 91
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 92
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 15, Issue 2: 1993
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Father Lev Gillet and the Fellowship of St Alban and St Sergius +Kallistos of Diokleia 7
The 'Monk of the Eastern Church' and the Jesus prayer +Kallistos of Diokleia 17
Catholic-Orthodox relations: the need for love as well as knowledge Boris Bobrinskoy 28
'Holy Russia and related problems Nikolai Balashov 39
OBITUARIES
John Meyendorff (1926-92) Dimitri Obolensky 44
Eric Mascall (1905-93) Gerald Bray 52
POEM
Ecumenism exemplified: Reminiscences of an Anglo-Orthodox Summerschool Eric Mascall 56
REPORTS
'Continuity and renewal': third academic meeting between Orthodoxy and Judaism 60
REVIEWS

John Breck, The Spirit of Truth, vol.1 John McGuckin 67


Thomas M. Finn, Early Christian Baptism and the Catechumenate Bryan D. Spinks 68
Verna E. F. Harrison, Grace and Freedom according to St Gregory of Nyssa R.M. Price 69
John R.K. Fenwick, The Anaphoras of St Basil and St James Bryan D. Spinks 71
R.M. Price, tr., Lives of the Monks of Palestine Andrew Louth 72
Catia Galatariotou, The Making of a Saint. The Life, Times and Sanctification of Neophytos the
Recluse Andrew Louth 73
K.P. Wesche, tr., On the Person of Christ: the Christology of the Emperor Justinian John
McGuckin 75
John Meyendorff, d., The Primacy of Peter R.M. Price 76
Philip Sherrard, Human Image: World Image-The Death and Resurrection of Sacred
Cosmology John Chryssavgis 78
A. Heron, d., The Forgotten Trinity. 3. A Selection of Papers presented to the BCC Study
Commission on Trinitarian Doctrine Today John McGuckin 81
Christine Hall, d., The Deacon's Ministry Teresa CSA 82
E.L. Mascall, Saraband Gerald Bray 85
BOOKS RECEIVED 87
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The General Secretary's report Gordon Kendal 90
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 95
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 16, Issue 1: 1994
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Communion and otherness +John (Zizioulas) 7
The prayers of St Isaac the Syrian Sebastian Brock 20
SERMON
Bell's memorial: a Chichester sermon Sergei Hackel 32
POETRY
Bronze Christ Heather Buck 37
OBITUARIES
Dumitru Staniloae (1903-93) A.M. Allchin 38
Sophrony (Sakharov) (1896-1993) Philip Steer 44
REPORTS
Faith and Order pilgrims Keith Clements 50

Faith and Order at Santiago: 'Towards koinonia in faith, life and witness' Nicholas Lossky 53
Monastic encounters in Egypt and Ethiopia John Binns 59
REVIEWS
John Wenham, Christ and the Bible Gerald Bray 65
Marianne Dorman, ed., The Liturgical Sermons of LancelotAndrewes Nicholas Lossky 66
David Gosling, New Earth: Covenanting for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation D.P.
Niles, ed., Between the Flood and the Rainbow: Interpreting the Conciliar Process (Covenant) to
Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation Elizabeth Theokritoff 68
Giinther Gassmann, ed., Documentary History of Faith and Order 1963-1993 Gerald Bray 75
Crawford Knox, Changing Christian Paradigms and their Implications for Modern Thought
Gerald Bray 77
Alexander Schmemann, The Celebration of Faith: I believe Elizabeth Theokritoff 78
Alexey Young, The Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia Sergei Hackel 81
Basil Zion, Eros and Transformation: Sexuality and Marriage. An Eastern Orthodox Perspective
David C. Ford 82
Aristarchos Maurakis, The Law of Marriage and Divorce in the Church of England and the
Church of Greece in recent times (1850-1980) Christos B. Christakis 85
George Capsanis, The Eros of Repentance John Chryssavgis 86
Elizabeth Behr-Sigel, The Place of the Heart: An Introduction to Orthodox Spirituality Elizabeth
Theokritoff 86
Yannis Spiteris, La teologia ortodossa neo-greca Gerald Bray 89
Michel Quenot, The Icon: Window on the Kingdom John Baggley 90
BOOKS RECEIVED 93
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The General Secretary's report Gordon Kendal 97
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 100
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 16, Issue 2: 1994
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 7
ARTICLES
Knowing the unknowable: hesychasm and the Kabbalah Andrew Louth 9
Russia and the Arab Orthodox Community in Palestine 1882-1917 Derek Hopwood 24
POETRY
Self-doubt Heather Buck 33
OBITUARIES

Militza Zernov (1899-1994) A.M. Allchin 34


Wendy Robinson 38
Petre Tutea (1902-91) Alexander Popescu 47
Andre de Halleux (1924-94) Sebastian Brock 49
REPORTS
On the question of Anglicans who may seek to be received into the Orthodox Church: an
Orthodox response 53
Thoughts on Santiago Mary Tanner and Sergei Hackel 54
A week in Constantinople George Woodman 56
Pro Oriente Consultation (1994): 'Orthodoxy and Catholicity in the Syriac Tradition' Sebastian
Brock 59
Documents: The Vienna christological formula (1971) 63
Joint communique of Pro Oriente consultation (1994) 64
The Christian history of the holy land: a Jerusalem conference 1994 Andrew Palmer 67
REVIEWS
Veselin Kesich, The Gospel Image of Christ Gerald Bray 75
Graham Gould, The Desert Fathers on Monastic Community Andrew Louth 76
P.M. Blowers, Exegesis and Spiritual Pedagogy in Maximus the Confessor John McGuckin 79
Robert F. Taft SJ, The Byzantine Rite: A Short History Hugh Wybrew 80
Getatchew Haile, The Mariology of Emperor Zar'a Ya'iqob of Ethiopia John Binns 82
J.F. Coakley, The Church of the East and the Church of England: A History of the Archbishop
of Canterbury's Assyrian Mission Robert Murray 83
Brenda Meehan, Holy Women of Russia Elizabeth Theokritoff 88
Basilio Petra, Tra Cielo e Terra: Introduzione alia teologia morale ortodossa contemporanea
Gerald Bray 91
John H. Erickson, The Challenge of our Past Gerald Bray 93
Rene Gothoni, Paradise within Reach: Monasticism and Pilgrimage on MtAthos Graham Speake
94
Elisabeth Behr-Sigel, Lev Gillet 'Un Moine de I 'Eglise d 'Orient' Sergei Hackel 97
BOOKS RECEIVED 101
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The General Secretary's report Gordon Kendal 107
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 17, Issue 1: 1995
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 7

ARTICLES
How Greek, how Palestinian? The patriarchate of Jerusalem in the mid-war years Sotirios
Roussos 9
The need for 'long memories': inter-Church relations and their 16th/17th century background
Colin Davey 19
St Ephrem of Syria's Hymn on Faith 7: an ode on his own name Andrew Palmer 28
REPORTS
Problems of mission: a colloquium at Chevetogne (1994) Colin Davey 41
Religious education and the environment: a seminar at Halki (1994) David L.Gosling 46
The Roman Catholic Church and the Assyrian Church of the East (1994): a common declaration
Sebastian Brock 52
Patristic theology in the modern world: a conference at King's College, London Mary
B.Cunningham 55
First impressions: a Quaker, aged eleven, at a Russian Christmas Vigil (London 1995) Lara Lea
60
REVIEWS
Bishop Dimitri, The Kingdom of God: the Sermon on the Mount John Chryssavgis 62
Vasiliki Limberis, Divine Heiress. The Virgin Mary and the Creation of Christian
Constantinople Mary B.Cunningham 63
Lionel R.Wickham and Caroline P.Bammel (eds.), Christian Faith and Greek Philosophy in
Late Antiquity Frances M. Young 66
Paul McPartlan, The Eucharist Makes the Church: Henri de Lubac and John Zizioulas in
dialogue Hugh Wybrew 69
Paul Bradshaw and Bryan Spinks (eds.), Liturgy in Dialogue Columba Graham Flegg 72
Martin Dudley and Geoffrey Rowell (eds.) The Oil of Gladness. Anointing in the Christian
Tradition Stephen Parsons 80
John N.Karmiris, The Status and Ministry of the Laity in the Orthodox Church John
Chryssavgis 82
Nikolai Leskov, On the Edge of the World S.A.Mousalimas 84
Michael J.Oleksa, Orthodox Alaska; A Theology of a Mission S.A.Mousalimas 89
Vladislav Tsypin, Istoriia Russkoi Pravoslavnoi Tserkvi 1917-1990 Richard Price 93
Rene Gothoni, Tales and Truth: Pilgrimage on Mount Athos Past and Present Graham Speake
95
Thomas F.Best and Gunther Gassmann, On the Way to Fuller Koinonia: Official report of the
Fifth World Conference on Faith and Order

Returning Pilgrims
The Fifth World Conference on Faith and Order (The Ecumenical Review 45. 1 [1993]) Gerald
Bray 98
Clive Marsh, Questioning Evangelism: A Contribution from a Liberal Perspective
John Saxbee, Liberal Evangelism: A Flexible Response to the Decade Andy Lie 101
Douglas Dales, Living Through Dying: The Spiritual Experience of St Paul Andy Lie 103
BOOKS RECEIVED 10
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
The General Secretary's Report Gordon Kendal 112
OURCONTRIBUTORS 116
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 17, Issue 2: 1995
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 7
ARTICLES
C.S.Lewis: an 'anonymous Orthodox'? +Kallistos of Diokleia 9
'An offering of prayer': the witness of Paul Evdokimov(1900-70) Michael Plekon 28
EXHIBITION
Byzantium: treasures of Byzantine art and culture from British collections Jill Storer 3 8
OBITUARY
Philip Sherrard (1922-95) +Kallistos of Diokleia 45
REPORTS
Extracts from a Moscow journal (1995) John Binns 53
An ecumenical week of the Focolare movement(1995) Michael J.Gunton 55
REVIEWS
Walter H.Wagner, After the Apostles: Christianity in the Second Century Alistair Stewart-Sykes
58
John Polkinghorne, Science and Belief Columba Graham Flegg 60
G.Bebis, The Mind of the Fathers John Chryssavgis 67
Henryk Paprocki, Le Mystere de L 'Eucharistie: Genese et interpretation de la liturgie
eucharistique byzantine Hugh Wybrew 69
Kathleen Corrigan, Visual Polemics in the Ninth-Century Byzantine Psalters Leslie Brubaker 71
Margaret Mullett and Anthony Kirby (ed.), The Theotokos Evergetis and eleventh-century
monasticism Andrew Louth 74
Leon Litvack, John Mason Neale and the Quest for Sobornost
A.G.Lough (sel.), The Wisdom of John Mason Neale - From his Sermons J.F.Coakley 77

Edwin Robertson, Unshakeable Friend: George Bell and the German Churches Sergei Hackel
80
William van den Bercken, Christian Thinking and the End of Communism in Russia
Patrick Michel, Politique et religion. La grande mutation Richard Price 81
Alexander Schmemann, Celebration of Faith: The Church Year Columba Graham Flegg 83
Sergei Hackel, The Orthodox Church Mary B.Cunningham 84
Mahmoud Zibawi, The icon: its meaning and history Jill Storer 85
Stuart Brown, The Nearest in Affection: Towards a Christian Understanding of Islam Andy Lie
86
BOOKS RECEIVED 88
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS Gordon Kendal 93
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 96
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 18, Issue 1: 1996
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 7
ARTICLES
The development of eucharistic worship Hugh Wybrew 9
Sursum Corda Ephrem Lash 19
Church and praise in the hymnody of the Wesleys David Carter 30
POETRY
Three poems Heather Buck 48
REPORTS
The successor of Peter and Paul Colin Davey 52
Conference survey
Oriental Christian festival (SOAS, 1995) Andrew Palmer 67
Syndesmos assembly (1995) John Baggley 70
REVIEWS
Raymond Brown, The Death of the Messiah Alistair Stewart-Sykes 74
NorbertBrox, A History of the Early Church Alistair Stewart-Sykes 76
Douglas Burton-Christie, Scripture and the Quest for Holiness in Early Christian Monasticism
Andrew Louth 77
J.N.D. Kelly, Golden Mouth. The Story of John Chrysostom Wendy Mayer 79
J. McGuckin, St Cyril of Alexandria. The Christological Controversy W.H.C. Frend 82
Albert Van Roey and Pauline Allen, ed. and tr., Monophysite Texts of the Sixth Century
IainTorrance 85

Ambrosius Giakalis, Images of the Divine: the Theology of Icons at the Seventh Ecumenical
Council Ken Parry 88
George Papademetriou, Maimonides and Palamas on God Andrew Louth 90
Yannis Spiteris and Bruno Gianesin, Vedere Dio. Incontro tra Oriente e Occidente Gerald Bray
91
Vittorio Peri, Orientalis Veritas: Rome e la Chiesa d'Oriente -Storia e diritto canonico Gerald
Bray 92
Victor Bychkov, The Aesthetic Face of Being: Art in the Theology of Pavel Florensky Columba
Graham Flegg 93
Dumitru Staniloae, The Experience of God Columba Graham Flegg 95
E. Carr et al, ed., Evlogema: Studies in Honour of Robert Taft, S.J. HughWybrew 97
Rowan Williams, Open to Judgement: Sermons and Addresses Gerald Bray 98
Gennadios Limouris, Orthodox Visions of Ecumenism Colin Davey 99
BOOKS RECEIVED 102
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS 107
ERRATA AND CORRIGENDA 110
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 114
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 18, Issue 2: 1996
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 7
ARTICLES
Gregory Nazianzen on the importance of Christian doctrine Nicholas Armitage 9
The worship of the whole creation: Merton and the Eastern Fathers A. M. Allchin 298
Spiritual direction: problems and perspectives in the early monastic tradition John Chryssavgis 43
The Estonian crisis: a salutary warning? + Kallistos of Diokleia 59
REPORTS
A crisis in dialogue: the patriarch of Constantinople addresses Pope John Paul II 69
REVIEWS
Catherine Osborne, Eros Unveiled John McGuckin 72
A. Brent, Hippolytus and the Roman Church in the Third Century A. Stewart-Sykes 74
[Ephrem Lash et al.,tr.,], The Divine Liturgy of our Father among the Saints John Chrysostom
Elizabeth Theokritoff 76
Ephrem Lash, tr., On the Life of Christ: Kontakia by St Romanes the Melodist Elizabeth
Theokritoff 79
G. E. H. Palmer et al., ed, and tr., The Philokalia. The complete text Andrew Louth 81

John Fennell, A History of the Russian Church to 1448 Columba Graham Flegg 85
Nikolai Leskov, Schism in High Society, Lord Radstock and his Followers Columba Graham
Flegg 87
W. Jardine Grisbrook, d., Counsels on the Christian Priesthood [...] by St John of Kronstadt
Hugh Wybrew 89
Telesphora Pavlou, Saggio di Cristologia Neo-ortodossa Gerald Bray 91
Gianfranco Brunelli, d., Monachesimo, Laid ta e Vita Religiosa Gerald Bray 92
G. R. Evans, The Church and the Churches Gerald Bray 92
Thomas F. Best and Dagmar Heller, d., So We Believe, So We Pray Gerald Bray 93
Oliver Davies and Fiona Bowie, d., Celtic Christian Spirituality: An Anthology of Medieval
and Modern Sources Columba Graham Flegg 96
[Roger Williamson et al], The United Nations Fifty Years On Columba Graham Flegg 97
BOOKS RECEIVED 99
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS 105
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 108
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 19, Issue 1: 1997
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
St Isaac the Syrian: two unpublished texts Sebastian Brock 7
'We must pray for all': salvation according to St Silouan + Kallistos of Diokleia 34
Orthodox ecclesiology and cultural pluralism Myroslaw Tataryn 56
POEM
The flowering of the cross Heather Buck 68
OBITUARIES
Helle Georgiadis (1916-96) JoanRutt 70
Hildegart Nicholas (1913-95) Wendy Robinson 76
REPORTS
Dialogue within the Syriac tradition Sebastian Brock 78
REVIEWS
John Binns, Ascetics and Ambassadors of Christ John Chryssavgis 86
Rosemary Morris, Monks and Laymen in Byzantium (843-1118) Robert Jordan 88
Chris Hellier, Monasteries of Greece Graham Speake 91
Dimitri Obolensky, Byzantium and the Slavs Paul Stephenson 94
Jobe Abbass, Apostolic See' in the New Eastern Code of Canon Law Gerald Bray 96

Varghese Pathikulangara, Liturgy Experience Gerald Bray 97


Denis Engleman, Ultimate Things Columba Graham Flegg 99
Angelo Scola, Hans Urs von Balthasar; Raymond Gawronski, Word and Silence. Hans Urs von
Balthasar and the Spiritual Encounter between East and West Gerald Bray 101
BOOKS RECEIVED 103
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
General Secretary's report Stephen Platt 108
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 112
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 113
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 114
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 19, Issue 2: 1997
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 6
ARTICLES
The Church of England and its relationship with the Roman Catholic and Orthodox worlds Mary
Tanner 9
St Leo's Tome (449) in the light of his later writings George Every 23
Columba of lona and Augustine of Canterbury: two missionary saints Gerald Bonner 30
POEM
Picking raspberries on the feast of the Transfiguration Hannah Hunt 45
REPORTS
'Towards a common date for Easter': Aleppo 1997 John Halliburton 46
The community of Bose and its congresses HughWybrew 48
REVIEWS
Bruce J. Malina, The Social World of Jesus and the Gospel Alistair Stewart-Sykes 51
Erich Renhart, Das syrische Bema: liturgisch-archologische Untersuchungen Andrew Palmer
53
Andrew Louth, Maximus the Confessor Lars Thunberg 61
Lucy Menzies, Columba of lona; Diana Leatham, They Built on Rock Columba Graham Flegg
66
St Symeon the New Theologian, On the Mystical Life: Ethical Discourses, vol. i: The Church
and the Last Things John McGuckin 68
Paul McPartlan, Sacrament of Salvation: An Introduction to Eucharistie Ecclesiology. Hugh
Wybrew 69
Peter Hocken, The Strategy of the Spirit Gerald Bray 71

H. J.M. Turner, To Serve the Present Age Hugh Wybrew 73


Edmund P. Cloney, The Church John Turner 75
John Broadhurst, d., Quo vasitis? The state of churches in northern Europe Gerald Bray 76
Brian E. Cope and Michael Kinnamon, d., The ecumenical movement. An anthology of key
texts and voices Gerald Bray 77
Bishop Nikolai Velimirovic, Homilies, vol. I Columba Graham Flegg 78
Archbishop Averky Taushev, The Apocalypse in the Teaching of Ancient Christianity Alistair
Stewart-Sykes 79
Sophocles Sophocleous, Icons of Cyprus, 7th-20th century. Jill Storer 80
BOOKS RECEIVED 83
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
General Secretary's report Stephen Platt 88
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 92
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 93
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 94
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 20, Issue 1: 1998
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel
ARTICLES
The relevance of post-Holocaust theology to the thought and practice of the Russian Orthodox
Church Sergei Hackel 7
Ancestral guilt according to St Maximus the Confessor: a bridge between Eastern and Western
conceptions Jean-Claude Larchet 26
Love and concern: searching St Paul for a vision of ecumenism John Jillions 49
OBITUARY
Konstantin Andronikof (1916-97) Sergei Hackel 64
REVIEWS
William McLoughlin and Jill Pinnock, d., Mary is for everyone Gerald Bray 67
Anthony Meredith, The Cappadocians; Jean Bernardi, Saint Grgoire de Nazianze Nonna
(Verna) Harrison 68
Pauline Allen and Elizabeth Jeffreys, The Sixth Century Andrew Louth 72
Sebastian Brock, tr., The Wisdom of Saint Isaac the Syrian Mary Cunningham Corran 76
Lars Thunberg, Microcosm and Mediator Andrew Louth 77
Alice-Mary Talbot, d., Holy Women of Byzantium Mary Cunningham Corran 79
B.V. Kienzle et al., d., Models of Holiness in Medieval Sermons Richard Price 81

Vyacheslav Ivanov, The Russian Orthodox Church of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands Richard
J. Mammana 83
Johann Adam Mhler Institut, Kleine Konfessionskunde Gerald Bray 84
Robert Hannaford, d., The Future of Anglicanism John Turner 85
John Polkinghorne, Scientists and Theologians Columba Graham Flegg 87
David Melling and Michael Coppock, d., Let Our Hearts be in High Andrew Louth 88
Jim Forest, Praying with Icons Anna Hulbert 90
Yves Hamant, Alexander Men; Elizabeth Roberts and Ann Shukman, d., Christianity for the
Twenty-First Century. Richard Price 91
Konrad Raiser, To be the Church Gerald Bray 93
BOOKS RECEIVED 95
FELLOWSFHP AFFAIRS
General Secretary's report. Stephen Platt 99
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 102
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 103
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 104
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 20, Issue 2: 1998
EDITORIAL 5
ARTICLES
Reunion in the service of an empire? Russia and the Ethiopian Church Sergei Hackel 9
A spiritual father for the whole Church: St Ephraem the Syrian Sydney H. Griffith 21
Canon for the great and angelic Schema Ephrem Lash 41
REPORTS
The cultural heritage of the monastery of St Saba Sebastian Brock 58
Anglican-Orthodox dialogue 1998 Hugh Wybrew 59
REVIEWS
Michael Prokurat et al., Historical Dictionary of the Orthodox Church Elizabeth Theokritoff
Derek Krueger, Symeon the Holy Fool: Leontius's Life and the Late Antique City Mary
Cunningham Corran 63
Theodora Antonopolou, The Homilies of the Emperor Leo vi. Mary Cunningham Corran 65
Archimandrite loanichie Balan, Romanian Patericon: Saints of the Romanian Orthodox
Church Richard J. Mammana 68
Benedict Engelzakis, Studies on the History of the Church of Cyprus, 4th-20th centuries
Andrew Louth 68

Catherine Evtuhov, The Cross and the Sickle. Sergei Bulgakov and the Fate of Russian
Religious Philosophy Andrew Louth 70
Archimandrite Vasileios, Ecology and Monasticism Martin Palmer 72
Hieromonk Alexander (Golitzin), The Living Witness of the Holy Mountian Richard J.
Mammana 74
St Symeon the New Theologian, On the Mystical Life: Ethical Discourses, vol. 3: Life, Times
and Theology Hannah Hunt 77
Hugh Wybrew, Orthodox Lent, Holy Week and Easter Gregory Woolfenden 78
Hugh Wybrew, Orthodox Feasts of Christ and Mary Elizabeth Theokritoff 79
Jean-Georges Boeglin, La question de la Tradition dans la thologie catholique contemporaine
Gerald Bray 80
Michael Root and Risto Saarinen, d., Baptism and the unity of the Church Gerald Bray 82
BOOKS RECEIVED 85
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
General Secretary's report Stephen Platt 89
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 90
CORRIGENDA 20:1 91
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 92
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 93
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 21, Issue 1: 1999
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
The Lord's Prayer: the text and its translators Ephrem Lash 7
The human person and the person of Christ according to the Cappadocians Peter Bouteneff 22
Florovsky at Amsterdam: his ecumenical 'aims and doubts' Thomas FitzGerald 37
REPORT
The Orthodox at Harare. A conversation with Paul Oestreicher Sergei Hackel 52
OBITUARY
Jane Ellis (1951-98) Xenia Dennen 55 Philip Walters 58
REVIEWS
P. Allen et al. d., Prayer and Spirituality in the Early Church, vol 1 Janet Rutherford 60
Marie-France Auzpy, La Vie d'Etienne le Jeune par Etienne le Diacre Mary Cunningham
Corran 61

J.A. Munitiz et al. d., The Letter of the Three Patriarchs to the Emperor Theophilos and
Related Texts Mary Cunningham Corran 63
J. Hamilton and B. Hamilton, tr., Christian Dualist Heresies in the Byzantine World C.650C.1405 Janet Rutherford 66
Theodore Hall Partrick, Traditional Egyptian Christianity; Nelly van Doom-Harder and Kari
Vogt, d., Between Desert and City: The Coptic Orthodox Church Today JohnBinns 68
Donald Nicholl, Triumphs of the Spirit in Modern Russia Andrew Louth 70
Constantine Cavarnos, Ecumenism Examined Columba Graham Flegg 72
R. van Drimmelen, Faith in a global economy; B de G Fonman and B. K. Goldewijk, God and
the goods; J.B. Martin-Schramm, Population perils and the Churches' response Gerald Bray 74
BOOKS RECEIVED 76
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
General Secretarys report Stephen Platt 79
Treasurer's report Ivo Morshead 80
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 82
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 83
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 84
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 21, Issue 2: 1999
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
A journey of hope: ecumenism for the new millennium +Aram of Cilicia 7
Kenosis and Christ-like humility according to Saint Silouan +Kallistos of Diokleia 20
Between gluttony and rigorous fasting: the role of moderation in early Egyptian monasticism
Charles A. Metteer 32
Polemic and exegesis: anti-Judaic invective in Byzantine homiletics Mary B. Cunningham 46
REPORT
Syndesmos assembly 1999 Marcus Plested 69
REVIEWS
Mary B. Cunningham and Pauline Allen, d., Preacher and Audience: Studies in Early
Christian and Byzantine Homiletics Richard Price 71
Jean-Claude Larchet, Maxime le Confesseur, mdiateur entre lOrient et lOccident, Cogitatio
Fidei 208 Andrew Louth 72
Margaret Mullett, Theophylact of Ochrid. Reading the Letters of a Byzantine Archbishop
Andrew Louth 75

Benedicta Ward, High King of Heaven. Aspects of Early English Spirituality Gerald Bonner 77
Ysabel de Andia, Mystiques d'Orient et d'Occident Andrew Louth 79
Boris Jakim tr., Pavel Florensky, The Pillar and Ground of the Truth Andrew Louth 80
The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi: Tradition-History-Art Dimitri Conomos 83
Michael W. McClellan, Monasticism in Egypt: Images and Words of the Desert Fathers;
Ragheb Moftah, The Coptic Orthodox Liturgy of St Basil Richard J. Mammana 88
Stratford Caldecott, d., Beyond the Prosaic: Renewing the Liturgical Movement Richard J.
Mammana 90
Jean-Claude Larchet, Dieu ne veut pas la souffrance des hommes Gerald Bray 93
Andrew Walker and Costa Carras, d., Living Orthodoxy in the Modern World Hugh Wybrew
96
Philip Sherrard, Christianity: Lineaments of a Sacred Tradition Columba Graham Flegg 97
Michael Hurley, Christian unity: an ecumenical second spring? Gerald Bray 100
BOOKS RECEIVED 102
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
General Secretary's report. Stephen Platt 107
CORRIGENDA 21:1 109
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 110
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 111
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 112
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 22, Issue 1: 2000
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Knowing and unknowing in Orthodox spirituality Nicholas Armitage 7
Between gluttony and rigorous fasting Charles A. Metteer 21
From Basel to Thessaloniki John Arnold 39
POETRY
Thepath Heather Buck 49
OBITUARY
Peter Hammond. A.M. Allchin 50
REPORTS
Religion, science and environment John Chryssavgis 56
Cambridge Institute of Orthodox Studies John Newbury 57

Communiqu of an international consultation on Orthodox theological education (Athens 2000)


60
REVIEWS
Bishop Maximos Aghiorgoussis, In the image of God. Gerald Bray 67
Archimandrite Ioannikos, An Athonite Gerontikon Elizabeth Theokritoff 68
Hieromonk Makarios, The Synaxarion [vol. i] Robert Jordan 69
John Chryssavgis, Beyond the shattered image Gerald Bray 70
Bishop Seraphim Sigrist, Theology of Wonder John Chryssavgis 71
Charles Birch and Lukas Vischer, Living with the Animals Elizabeth Theokritoff 72
Larry L. Rasmussen, Earth Community, Earth Ethics Elizabeth Theokritoff 74
Tom pidlk, L 'arte de purificare il cuore; Lewis S. Mudge, The church as moral community
Gerald Bray 76
Keith Clements, Faith on the Frontier: A life of J.H. Oldham Martin Conway 78
Rowan Williams, Sergii Bulgakov. Towards a Russian political theology Gerald Bray 83
BOOKS RECEIVED 85
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
General Secretary's report. Stephen Platt 91
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 93
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 94
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 95
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 22, Issue 2: 2000
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Sermon on the Saviour's passion by Ephrein the Syrian Ephrem Lash 7
Cyril Loukaris and his Orthodox 'Confession of Faith' Colin Davey 19
'Called to be free': Mother Maria and Berdiaev Sergei Hackel 30
REPORT
Tur Abdin: a time of change Stephen Griffith 44
REVIEWS
Father Alexander Men, Son of Man George D. Woodman 55
P. Allen, W. Mayer, and L. Cross d., Prayer and Spirituality in the Early Church vol. 2
Augustine Casiday 56
Carolinne White, tr., Early Christian Lives John Chryssavgis 58

Sergei Kan, Memory Eternal: Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox Christianity through Two
Centuries Richard Mammana 59
Elisabeth Behr-Sigel, Lev Gillet. A Monk of the Eastern Church Gerald Bray 61
Anton C. Vrame, The Educating Icon Teaching Wisdom and Holiness in the Orthodox Way
John Baggley 62
P. Kitromilides and Th. Veremis, d., The Church in a Changing World. John Chryssavgis 64
John Habgood, Varieties of Unbelief. Gerald Bray 65
Andrew Chandler d., The Terrible Alternative. Christian Martyrdom in the Twentieth Century
Gerald Bray 66
Archimandrite Roman Braga, Ogni monaco ha un suo segreto con Dio Augustine Casiday 68
Tom pidlk, et al, due polmone '. Dalla memoria spirituale d'Europa Augustine Casiday 69
BOOKS RECEIVED 71
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
General secretary's report Stephen Platt 74
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 76
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 77
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 78
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 23, Issue 1: 2001
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
'It is time for the Lord to act': the Divine Liturgy as heaven on earth + Kallistos of Diokleia 7
Mary and women Elisabeth Behr-Sigel 23
Jacob of Serugh: a poem on the soul. Sebastian Brock 40
'Suffering wonders' and 'wonderful sufferings': Maximus the Confessor and his fifth
Ambiguum Adam G. Cooper 45
POEM
The devils ' advocate Heather Buck 59
REPORTS
An Orthodox diaconate for women? Elisabeth Behr-Sigel et al 60
Pope John xxiii Henry Docherty 63
Dominus Iesus Jonathan Gorsky 66
'Together in mission ': CMS in Moscow Julia Kokoshari 72; Stephen Platt 75
REVIEWS
Augustine Holmes, A Life Pleasing to God Augustine Casiday 77

Hilarion Alfeyev, St Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition John Turner 78
Daniel Liderbach, Christ in the Early Christian Hymns Elizabeth Theokritoff 80
Ken Parry et al. d., The Blackweli Dictionary of Eastern Christianity Elizabeth Theokritoff 82
John Breck, The Sacred Gift of Life Columba Graham Flegg 86
Elisabeth Behr-Sigel and Mgr Kallistos Ware, L'ordination de femmes dans l'Eglise orthodoxe
Gerald Bray 97
John Baggley, Festival Icons for the Christian Year Patricia Owen 100
Marc Reuver, Faith and law Gerald Bray 101
Thomas F. Best and Dagmar Heller d., Becoming a Christian Gerald Bray 104
A.M. Allchin, Resurrection's Children Gerald Bray 105
Donald Allchin et al., Sensuous glory Gerald Bray 107
Christine Kondoleon, Antioch: The Lost Ancient City Meridel Sophia Holland 108
BOOKS RECEIVED 112
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General Secretary's report. Stephen Platt 115
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 117
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 120
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 121
Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 23, Issue 2: 2001
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Managerial patterns in a patriarchal Church Sergei Hackel 7
St Augustine on deification: his homily on Psalm 81 Augustine Casiday 23
The doctrine of theosis and its ecumenical potential Veli-Matti Krkkinen 45
POEM
For Anna Elizabeth Theokritoff 78
REPORTS
Orthodoxy and the future of Europe Esther Hookway 79
The Greek College Peter Doll 81
REVIEWS
Georgia Frank, The Memory of the Eyes Augustine Casiday 83
Simon Peter Iredale, The Interior Mountain: Encountering God with the Desert Saints
Augustine Casiday 84

Martin Illert, Johannes Chrysostomus und das antiochenisch-syrische Milnchtum Wendy Mayer
86
Norman Russell, Cyril of Alexandria John A. McGuckin 88
Trefor Jones, The English saints Gerald Bray 92
A. E. N. Tachiaos, Cyril and Methodius of Thessalonica Paul Stephenson 93
Aurel Jivi, Orthodox, Catholics and Protestants Augustine Casiday 95
Aram I, Catholics of Cilicia, In search of the ecumenical vision Gerald Bray 97
Edward P. Echlin, Earth Spirituality: Jesus at the Centre Elizabeth Theokritoff 99
Charles Miller, The Gift of the World Andrew Louth 102
Hans Hollerweger, Tur Abdin: Lebendiges Kulturerbe / Living Cultural Heritage / Canli Kiiltiir
Mirasi Stephen Griffith 104
Fr Stanley S. Harakas, Wholeness of Faith and Life: Orthodox Christian Ethics George P.
Bithos 107
BOOKS RECEIVED 110
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General Secretary's report Stephen Platt 116
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 118
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS
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Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 24, Issue 1: 2002
EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
The incarnation and the human person Nonna Verna Harrison 7
Bulgakov's ecumenical thought Anastassy Galaher 24
The Sinful Woman: a memra by Jacob of Serugh Scott F. Johnson 56
REVIEWS
Anestis G Keselopoulos, Man and the Environment: A Study of St Symeon the New Theologian
Hannah Hunt
J. Behr, The Formation of Christian Theology, 1 : The Way to Nicaea Augustine Casiday 90
Melito of Sardis, On Pascha Richard Price 93
Thomas Pott, La rforme liturgique byzantine. tude du phenomena de l'volution nonspontane de la liturgie, byzantine Gregory Woolfenden 94
Christopher Hookway (tr.), The Synaxarion: The Lives of the Saints of the Orthodox Church,
Volume II, by Hieromonk Makarios of Simonos Petra Elizabeth Theokritoff 97

Pravoslavnaia Entsiklopediia, tom I, A-Aleksij Studit Richard Price 99


Bishop Kallistos Ware, The Inner Kingdom John Chryssavgis 101
Emmanuel Clapsis, Orthodoxy in Conversation Elizabeth Theokritoff 104
Constantine Tsirpanlis, Responses to 517 questions on Byzantine Greek Orthodox Christianity,
Roman Catholic Tradition, Protestantism and Modern Cults George P. Bithos 105
Hugh Wybrew, Risen with Christ: Eastertide in the Orthodox Church Gregory Woolfenden 106
Gorazd Kocijancic Tvoja imena Andrew Louth 107
BOOKS RECEIVED 110
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General Secretary's report. Stephen Platt 117
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EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 7
ARTICLES
Bulgakov and intercommunion Anastassy Gallaher 9
Bulgakov's move from a Marxist to a sophic science John Hughes 29
Pluralism versus community: religious challenges in Russia today. Philip Walters 48
REVIEWS
Graham Speake, d., Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic tradition Augustine Cassiday 68
Robert C. Hill, tr., Theodore of Cyrus: Commentary on the Song of Songs Augustine Cassiday
70
John McGuckin, St Gregory of Nazianzus: An Intellectual Biography Frederick W. Norris 72
Susan R. Holman, The Hungry are Dying: Beggars and bishops in Roman Cappadocia
Augustine Cassiday 75
Richard P. H. Greenfield, ed. and tr., The Life of Lazaros of Mt. Gelesion: an Eleventh-Century
Pillar Saint. Andrew Louth 77
Glenn Peers, Subtle Bodies: Representing angels in Byzantium Andrew Louth 7 9
Tia M. Kolbaba, The Byzantine Lists. Errors of the Latins Andrew Louth
Myroslaw I. Tataryn, Augustine and Russian Orthodoxy. Russian Orthodox Theologians and
Augustine of Hippo: a twentieth-century dialogue Andrew Louth 8 6
Ashraf and Bernadette Sadek, L'Incarnation de la Lumire: Le renouveau iconographique
copte travers l Oeuvre d 'Isaac Fanous Augustine Cassiday 88

Sister Magdalen, Conversations with Children. Communicating our Faith Mary B. Cunningham
90
Jessica Rose, Sharing Spaces? Prayer and the Counselling Relationship Juliette Day 93
John D. Zizioulas, Eucharist, Bishop, Church Gregory Woolfenden 96
Michel Henry, Incarnation. Une philosophie de la chair Mihail Neamtu 98
Wendy Meyer and Pauline Allen, John Chrysostom Richard Price 101
Nadieszda Kizenko, Father John of Kronstadt and the Russian people Richard Price 103
John Binns, An Introduction to the Christian Orthodox Churches Elizabeth Theokritoff 105
BOOKS RECEIVED 109
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General Secretary's report. Stephen Platt 114
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EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 7
ARTICLES
Intercommunion? An Orthodox Approach Andrew Walker 9
The Orthodox services of Holy Week: the Jews and the New Sion Elizabeth Theokritoff 25
The Coptic poems of BKUI 32 Leslie MacCoull 51
REPORTS Hugh Wybrew 79
REVIEWS 84
Jaroslav Pelikan, Divine Rhetoric. The Sermon on the Mount as Message and as Model in
Augustine, Chrysostom and Luther Mary B. Cunningham 84
J. Ferreira, The Hymn of the Pearl. Augustine Casiday 86
Pachomius Penkett and John Chryssavgis, In the Footsteps of the Lord, The Teaching of Abba
Isaias of Scetis John Binns 88
Hilarion Alfeyev, The Spiritual World of Isaac the Syrian Nonna Harrison 90
Gabriel Bunge, Earthen Vessels, The Practice of Personal Prayer according to the Patristic
Tradition Andrew Louth 92
Andrew Louth, St John Damascene: Tradition and Originality in Byzantine Theology Richard
Price 95
John Nankivell, St Wilfrid. Gerald Bonner 97

Mzia Ebanoidze and John Wilkinson, d. and tr., A Pilgrimage to Mount Athos, Constantinople
and Jerusalem 1755-1759 Richard J. Mammana 100
Rowan Williams, Ponder these things: Praying with Icons of the Virgin Augustine Casiday 102
Paul M. Collins, Trinitarian Theology West and East: Karl Barth, the Cappadocian Fathers and
John Zizioulas Nonna Harrison 104
Anna Marie Aagaard and Peter Bouteneff, Beyond the East-West divide. The World Council of
Churches and 'the Orthodox problem' Gerald Bray 106
Peter Bouteneff and Dagmar Heller, d., Interpreting together. Essays in hermeneutics Gerald
Bray 107
John Chryssavgis, Soul Mending. Columba Graham Flegg 108
Alexander Schmemann, Our Father Gerald Bray 112
BOOKS RECEIVED 114
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
Secretary's report. Stephen Platt 120
Treasurer's report. Ivo Morshead 123
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EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel
ARTICLES
Deification in St Symeon the New Theologian + Kallistos of Diokleia
St Possidius of Calama and St Augustine the monk Augustine Casiday
Liturgical translation for the 'common good': a single phrase and its demands Ephrem Lash
The Orthodox Services of Holy Week: Jews and the New Sion (Notes) Elizabeth Theokritoff
REPORT Marcus Plested
OBITUARY
Anthony, Metropolitan of Sourozh
(1914-2003) Sergei Hackel
Funeral Address + Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain
Funeral Address + Rowan Williams of Canterbury
REVIEWS
Carol Harrison, Augustine: Christian Truth and Fractured Humanity Augustine Casiday
Peter Brown, Poverty and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire Augustine Casiday

John Chryssavgis and Pachomios (Robert) Penkett, Abba Isaiah of Scetis: Ascetic Discourse
Jennifer Hevelone-Harper
John Chryssavgis, with a foreword by Benedicta Ward, In the Heart of the Desert: The
Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers Hannah Hunt
Massimo Capuani, Christian Egypt: Coptic Art and Monuments Through Two Millenia Tim
Vivian
Mary Cunningham, Faith in the Byzantine World John A. McGuckin
Cyril Mango, ed., The Oxford History of Byzantium Mary Cunningham Corran
Victoria Clark, Why Angels Fall Columba Graham Flegg
Pauline Allen and Bronwen Neil, Maximus the Confessor and His Companions: Documents
from Exile Adam G. Cooper
Joseph J. Allen, Vested in Grace: Priesthood and Marriage in the Christian East Richard Price
Graham Speake, Mount Athos: Renewal in Paradise Andrew Louth
Sophia Senyk, Ignazio e Teodosio di Manjava, Sottomessi all'evangelo: lov e lo skyt di Manjava
Augustine Casiday
S.T. Kimbrough, Orthodox and Wesleyan Spirituality Elizabeth Theokritoff
H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., The Foundations of Christian Bioethics Mihail Neamu
Lucian Turcescu, ed., Dumitru Staniloae: Tradition and Modernity in Theology Radu Bordeianu
Dumitru Staniloae, Orthodox Spirituality. A practical guide for the faithful and manual for the
scholar Andrew Louth
Michael Plekon, Living Icons: Persons of Faith in the Eastern Church Christopher Mark
Michael Plekon and Sarah Hinlicky, Discerning the Signs of the Times: The Vision of Elisabeth
Behr-Sigel Christopher Mark
Theodore G. Stylianopoulos, The Way of Christ: Gospel, Spiritual Life and Renewal in
Orthodoxy George P. Bithos
Paul Valliere, Modern Russian Theology. Bukharev, Soloviev, Bulgakov: Orthodox Theology in
a New Key Marcus Plested
Michael Plekon and Alexis Vinogradov, In the World, Of the Church: A Paul Evdoldmov
Reader Marcus Plested
William McLoughin and Jill Pinnock, Mary for Earth and Heaven. Essays on Mary and
Ecumenism Mary Cunningham Corran
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ARTICLES
The Mother of God as mediatrix in Orthodox and Roman Catholic thought M.C. Steenberg 6
The Filioque: a Church-dividing issue? North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological
Consultation 27
Christology and the Jewish People John T. Pawlikowski 61
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS
General Secretary's report Stephen Platt 80
REVIEWS 85
Robert Louis Wilken, The Spirit of Early Christian Thought: Seeking the Face of God. Tim
Vivian 85
Pierre Hadot, What is Ancient Philosophy?; and Jonathan Barnes, Porphyry: Introduction
Augustine Casiday 87
John Chryssavgis (tr.), Letters from the Desert: Barsanuphius and John Hannah Hunt 89
Theresa Urbainczyk, Theodoret of Cyrrhus: The Bishop and the Holy Man Tim Vivian 91
Jan Harm Barkhuizen, Proclus, Bishop of Constantinople. Homilies on the life of Christ; and
Nicholas Constas, Proclus of Constantinople and the Cult of the Virgin in Late Antiquity.
Homilies 1-5, Texts and Translations Mary B. Cunningham 93
Friedhelm Winkelmann, Der monenergetisch-monothelitische Streit Andrew Louth 97
Stephen J. Shoemaker, Ancient Traditions of the Virgin Mary's Dormition and Assumption
Mary B. Cunningham 99
Torsten Krannich, Christoph Schubert, and Claudia Sode, eds., Die ilionoklastische Synode
von Hiereia 754 Andrew Louth 103
Andrew Louth, tr., Three Treatises on the Divine Images: St John of Damascus; and Rowan
Williams, The Dwelling of the Light: Praying with Icons of Christ Augustine Casiday 105
Christian Hegel, Symeon Metaphrastes - Rewriting and Canonization Augustine Casiday 106
Thophile Kislas, ed. and tr., Nil Cabasilas: Sur le Saint-Esprit Augustine Casiday 107
A. Thacker and R. Sharpe, eds., Local Saints and Local Churches in the Early Medieval West
Francesca Tinti 108
Judith Pinnington, Anglicans and Orthodox: Unity and Subversion 1559-1725 Magnus Wheeler
110
Sergius Bulgakov, The Friend of the Bridegroom. On the Orthodox Veneration of the
Forerunner, tr. Boris Jakim Andrew Louth 113

Jill Kamil, Christianity in the Land of the Pharaohs: The Coptic Orthodox Church; and S. S.
Hasan, Christians versus Muslims in Modern Egypt: The Century-Long Struggle for Coptic
Equality Tim Vivian 116
Wilhelm Baum and Dietmar W. Winkler, The Church of the East: A Concise History Augustine
Casiday 123
John Breck, God with us: critical issues in Christian Life and Faith Hannah Hunt 126
BOOKS RECEIVED 128
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 133
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EDITORIAL Sergei Hackel 5
ARTICLES
Orthodox theology in the new millennium: What is the most important question? +Kallistos Ware
7
'East is East and West is West'? The theology of grace in the Macarian writings and in St
Augustine Marcus Plested 24
Barth and Florovsky on the meaning of 'Church' Daniel P. Payne 39
OBITUARY: George Every Bernard Hamilton 64
REPORT: Appeal for Orthodox cooperation in the west Sergei Hackel 69
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS Stephen Platt 72
REVIEWS 76
Henry Chadwick, East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church From Apostolic Times
Until the Council of Florence Augustine Casiday 76
M. J. Edwards, Origen against Plato Torstein Tollefsen 78
Alberto Camplani, Atanasio di Alessandria, Lettere Festali & Anonimo, Indice dette Lettere
Festali John Wortley 80
Sarah Coakley, ed., Re-Thinking Gregory of Nyssa Morwenna Ludlow 81
Eric Plumer, Augustine's Commentary On Galatians. Introduction, Text, Translation, and Notes
Josef Lssl 83
Michael Maas with Edward G. Mathews Jr, Exegesis and Empire in the Early Byzantine
Mediterranean: Junillus Africanus and the Instituta Regularia Divinae Legis Augustine Casiday
85

Benedicta Ward, tr., The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Early Christian Monks; and Rowan
Williams, Silence and Honey Cakes: The Wisdom of the Desert Tim Vivian 87
William Harmless SJ, Desert Christians: An Introduction to the Literature of Early Monasticism
Tim Vivian 90
Paul M. Blowers and Robert Louis Wilken, trs., On the Cosmic Mystery of Jesus Christ:
Selected Writings from St Maximus the Confessor Adam G. Cooper 94
Baby Varghese, West Syrian Liturgical Theology Serafim Seppala 96
B. Neil, G. D. Dunn, and L. Cross, eds., Prayer and Spirituality in the Early Church: Volume 3,
Liturgy and Life Eric W. Northway 98
Michael J.B. Allen, John Warden, trs., James Hankins and William Bowen, eds., Marsilio
Ficino: Platonic Theology, vols. 1-3 Augustine Casiday 100
Maria Crciun, Ovidiu Ghitta and Graeme Murdock, eds., Confessional Identity in EastCentral Europe Alison Forrestal 102
O. Clment, K. Karaisaridis, A. Rigo et al., Nicodemo l'Aghiorita e la Filocalia Augustine
Casiday 105
Roy R. Robson, Solovki. The Story of Russia Told Through Its Most Remarkable Islands
Andrew Louth 107
Richard Marsh, Prayers from the East - Traditions of Eastern Christianity M.C. Steenberg 109
Aram I, L'glise face aux grands dfis; and Justice, paix et rconciliation Gerald Bray 112
John Behr, Andrew Louth and Dimitri Conomos, eds., Abba: The Tradition of Orthodoxy in
the West. Festschrift for Bishop Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia Marcus Plested 114
BOOKS RECEIVED 117
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 121
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EDITORIAL M.C. Steenberg 6
ARTICLES
The martyrdom of Queen Ketevan in seventeenth-century Iran: an episode in relations between
the Georgian Church and Rome John Flannery 8
Life and death of a patriarch: Mar Rouphael I Bidwid, Patriarch of Babylon, and the Chaldean
Catholic Church in Iraq Anthony O'Mahony 26
'The conversation between St Seraphim and Motovilov': the author, the texts and the publishers
Ann Shukman 47

Georges Florovsky on reading the life of St Seraphim Anastassy Brandon Gallaher 63


OBITUARY: Sergei Hackel Peter Scorer 71
OBITUARY: Pope John Paul II Bishop John Flack 76
OBITUARY: Mary Chitty A.M. Allchin 78
FELLOWSHIP AFFAIRS Stephen Platt 82
REVIEWS 87
Tim Vivian and Apostolos N. Athanassakis, Athanasius of Alexandria: The Life of Antony. The
Coptic Life and The Greek Life Augustine Casiday 87
J. Leemans, W. Mayer, P. Allen and B. Dehandschutter, 'Let us die that we may live'. Greek
Homilies on Christian Martyrs from Asia Minor, Palestine and Syria (c. A.D. 350-A.D. 450)
Mary B. Cunningham 88
R.A. Kitchen and M.F.G. Parmentier, The Book of Steps. The Syriac Liber Graduum Serafim
Seppala 91
Jeremy Driscoll, Evagrius Ponticus: Ad Monachos; and Robert E. Sinkewicz, Evagrius of
Pontus: The Greek Ascetic Corpus Augustine Casiday 92
John A. McGuckin, St. Cyril of Alexandria: The Christological Controversy - Its History,
Theology, and Texts M.C. Steenberg 95
Bronwen Neil and Pauline Allen, The Life of Maximus the Confessor: Recension 3 Adam G.
Cooper 98
Demetrios Bathrellos, The Byzantine Christ: Person, Nature, and Will in the Christology of St
Maximus the Confessor Adam G. Cooper 100
John Behr, Formation of Christian Theology, Volume 2: The Nicene Faith Frances Young 103
John Marenbon, Boethius Augustine Casiday 106
Luke Timothy Johnson, The Creed: What Christians Believe and Why it Matters Adam G.
Cooper 107
Jean-Claude Larchet, La Vie aprs la mort selon la tradition orthodoxe Andrew Louth 110
Carl E. Braaten and Robert W. Jensen, Mary, Mother of God Mary B. Cunningham 113
Oleg Tarasov, Icon and Devotion: Sacred Spaces in Imperial Russia Glenn Peers 116
N. Stebbing, Bearers of the Spirit: Spiritual Fatherhood in Romanian Orthodoxy John A.
McGuckin 119
Alexandru Popescu, Petre Tutea: Between Sacrifice and Suicide Andrew Louth 121
John Chryssavgis, Cosmic Grace, Humble Prayer: The Ecological Vision of the Green Patriarch
Bartholomew I Elizabeth Theokritoff 124
Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh, God and man Gerald Bray 127

Nelly van Doorn-Harder and Kari Vogt, Between Desert and City: The Coptic Orthodox
Church Today; Matthew the Poor, Orthodox Prayer Life: The Interior Way; and Ashraf and
Bernadette Sadek, Le Monde Copte 33: Le trsor du monastre Saint-Antoine & articles divers
Tim Vivian 128
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EDITORIAL 6
ARTICLES
Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic-Orthodox relations Richard Price 8
The mystery of the Church according to Fr Lev +Kallistos of Diokleia 27
The Eucharist in the theology of Fr Sergii Bulgakov Andrew Louth 36
OBITUARIES
Mor Julius Yeshu Cicek Sebastian Brock 57
Elisabeth Behr-Sigel Marcus Plested 62
REPORTS
Fellowship Conference 2005 Sally Milner 65
Fellowship Affairs Stephen Platt 70
REVIEWS
Linda Woodhead, An introduction to Christianity Gerald Bray 74
F. Young, L. Ayres and A. Louth, eds., The Cambridge History of Early Christian Literature
Bronwen Neil 76
Jeremy Driscoll, OSB, Steps to Spiritual Perfection; Studies on Spiritual Progress in Evagrius
Ponticus Augustine Casiday 78
Luke Dysinger OSB, Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus Andrew Louth
80
Rudolph Brandie, John Chrysostom: Bishop-Reformer-Martyr Josiah Trenham 83
Thomas Merton, ed. Patrick F. O'Connell, Cassian and the Fathers: Initiation into the
Monastic Tradition. Tim Vivian 85
Susan Wessel, Cyril of Alexandria and the Nestorian Controversy: The Making of a Saint and of
a Heretic John McGuckin 88

William Adler and Paul Tuffin, The Chronography of George Synkellos, A Byzantine Chronicle
of Universal History from the Creation Andrew Louth 91
Rosalind Love, Goscelin of Saint-Bertin. The Hagiography of the Female Saints of Ely
Augustine Casiday 94
Ioannis Vassis, Leon Magistros Choirosphaktes Andrew Louth 95
David Aers, Sanctifying signs. Making Christian tradition in late medieval England Gerald Bray
96
John Moses, One equal light. An anthology of the writings of John Donne Gerald Bray 98
Vera Shevzov, Russian Orthodoxy on the Eve of the Revolution Andrew Louth 99
Emmanuel Clapsis, The Orthodox churches in a pluralistic world. An ecumenical conversation
Gerald Bray 102
John Watson, Christians observed. Narratives for today's church Gerald Bray 103
Marko Ivan Rupnik, Alla mensa di Betania. Lafede, la tomba e l'amicizia Gerald Bray 105
S. Wesley Ariarajah, Axis of peace. Christian faith in times of violence and war Gerald Bray 105
Fernando Enns, Scott Holland and Ann K. Riggs, Seeking cultures of peace. A peace church
conversation Gerald Bray 106
Thomas F. Best and Dagmar Heller, Worship today. Understanding, practice and ecumenical
implications. Gerald Bray 107
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 111
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EDITORIAL 5
ARTICLES
Reconciliation: The major conflict in postmodernity Athanasios N. Papathanasiou 8
The experience and understanding of death in Saint Maria of Paris Paul Ladouceur 21
St Maximus the Confessor: An initiation Monk Melchisedec 41
OBITUARIES
Rabbi Louis Jacobs Andrew Louth 52
REPORT
Orthodox-Evangelical Seminar Andrew Louth 55
REVIEWS
Gillian Crow, 'This Holy Man'. Impressions of Metropolitan Anthony. Rowan Williams 58

Robert Doran (d.), Stewards of the Poor: The Man of God, Rabbula, and Hiba in Fifth-Century
Edessa Robert A. Kitchen 60
Jennifer L. Hevelone-Harper, Disciples of the Desert. Monks, Laity, and Spiritual Authority in
Sixth-Century Gaza John Chryssavgis 63
Tim Vivian (tr.), Four Desert Fathers: Pambo, Evagrius, Macarius of Egypt & Macarius of
Alexandria, and St Macarius the Spiritbearer: Coptic Texts Relating to Saint Macarius the
Great, and Words to Live By: Journeys in Ancient and Modern Egyptian Monasticism Augustine
Casiday 67
Helen C. Evans, Saint Catherine's Monastery, Sinai, Egypt: A photographic Essay Hannah Hunt
70
Maria Vassilaki (ed.), Images of the Mother of God. Perceptions of the Theotokos in Byzantium
Andrew Louth 72
Sergey A. Ivanov, Holy Fools In Byzantium and Beyond. Philip Gorski 75
Vladimir Tsurikov (d.), Philaret, Metropolitan of Moscow, 1782-1867 Andrew Louth 78
Sergius Bulgakov, The Comforter, tr. Boris Jakim Andrew Louth 79
Philip Marsden, The Chains of Heaven: An Ethiopian Romance Tim Vivian 82
J.D. Trotter, Wholeness and Holiness: A Study in Human Ethology and the Holy Trinity
Augustine Casiday 85
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 88
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EDITORIAL 4
ARTICLES
Severos of Antioch: an Orthodox View Andrew Louth 6
The Syrian Orthodox Diaspora in Western Europe Metropolitan Julius 19
The Syrian Catholic Church: a study in history and ecclesiology Anthony O'Mahony 28
OBITUARIES
Fr Matthew the Poor George Bebawi 51
Professor Jaroslav Pelikan Andrew Louth 56
REPORTS
Fellowship Conference: the Cross Sally Milner 60
Conferences celebrating the 17th centenary of the birth of St Ephrem Sebastian Brock 67
REVIEWS

David Bradshaw, Aristotle East and West: Metaphysics and the Division of Christendom
Augustine Casiday 72
Marcus Plested, The Macarian Legacy: The Place of Macarius-Symeon in the Eastern Christian
Tradition Tim Vivian 74
Richard Price and Michael Gaddis (tr.), The Acts of the Council of Chalcedon David Wagschal
77
Frederica Mathewes-Green, First Fruits of Prayer: A Forty-Day Journey Through the Canon of
St Andrew Augustine Casiday 82
Michael Lapidge (ed.), The Cult of St Swithun Augustine Casiday 84
Kyriacos C. Markides, Gifts of the Desert: the forgotten path of Christian Spirituality Sally
Milner 86
Andreas Andreopoulos, The Sign of the Cross: the Gesture, the Mystery, the History Andrew
Louth 87
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 91
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Sobornost incorporating Eastern Churches Review Volume 29, Issue 1: 2007
EDITORIAL Andrew Louth 4
ARTICLES
Louis Massignon as priest: Eastern Christianity and Islam Anthony O'Mahony 6
Evangelicals and the Cross Tim Grass 42
The Cross: Fear of death or love to life? Serhiy Hovorun 60
The sacrifice of the Eucharist in early Byzantine theology Gregory Woolfenden 67
A Russian translation of Julian of Norwich: a foreword +Kallistos of Diokleia 83
OBITUARY 87
John Heath-Stubbs Noel White 87
REPORTS 95
General Secretary's Report Stephen Platt 95
REVIEWS 100
Mary and the Creation George Woodman 100
J-P. Mah and B.L. Zekiyan (eds.), Saint Grgoire de Narek, Thologien et Mystique Andrew
Louth 106
I. Dorfmann-Lazarev, Armniens et Byzantins l'poque de Photius: Deux dbats thologiques
aprs le triomphe de l'orthodoxie Andrew Louth 108

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EDITORIAL Andrew Louth 4
Corrigenda 5
ARTICLES
The attractiveness of marriage Adrian Thatcher 6
Marriage and asceticism John Behr 24
A revised Orthodox ceremony of marriage? Andrew Louth 51
The identity of Dionysius Areopagita: a philosophical approach Gorazd Kocijancic 75
OBITUARY
Joan Mary Rutt Gerald Bonner 85
REPORTS
Fellowship Conference 2007: Scripture in the Church Sally Milner 89
An update from the General Secretary on the forthcoming American Conference Stephen Platt
95
'Antioch': a new initiative for the study of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch Sebastian
Brock 95
A reflection from the USA on a recent development in Orthodoxy Hieromonk Gregory
(Woolfenden) 97
REVIEWS
SJ. White, A History of Women in Christian Worship Ann Loades 103
A.M.C. Casiday, Tradition and Theology in St John Cassian Tim Vivian 106
E. TeSelle, Augustine Elena Martin 110
C. Badilita & A. Jakab (eds.), Jean Cassien entre l'Orient et l'Occident. Augustine Casiday 111
G. Gabra & M. Eaton-Krauss, The Treasures of Coptic Art in the Coptic Museum and
Churches of Old Cairo Tim Vivian 115
Thomas Merton (ed. P.F. O'Connell), Cassian and the Fathers: Initiation into the Monastic
Tradition Tim Vivian 120
H. Destivelle, Le concile de Moscou (1917-1918): La cration des institutions conciliaires de
l'Eglise orthodoxe russe Michael Plekon 122
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EDITORIAL Andrew Louth 5
ARTICLES
Beauty will save the world Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia 7
The space of hospitality: On the icon of the Trinity ascribed to Andrei Rublev Charles Lock 21
St Symeon of Thessalonica and the question of the primacy of the pope Demetrios Bathrellos 54
OBITUARY
Metropolitan Vitaly (Ustinov) Nadieszda Kizenko 72
REPORTS
'Staretz Sophrony, the Theologian of the Uncreated Light': Conference in Athens, 19-21
October 2007 Zo Papagiannouli 85
The Russian Orthodox Church and the European Union Igor Kotlyarov & Sergei Mudrov 87
Orthodox-Evangelical dialogue: Exploratory meeting, Oxford, 17 April 2008 Tim Grass 92
REVIEW ESSAY
John D. Zizioulas, Being as Communion: Studies in Personhood and Church, and Communion
and Otherness: Further Studies in Personhood and Church Andrew Louth 94
REVIEWS
J.A. McGuckin (ed.), The Westminster Handbook to Origen Adam Cooper 101
C. Kannengiesser, Handbook of Patristic Exegesis Augustine Casiday 102
G.E. Demacopoulos, St Gregory the Great: The Book of the Pastoral Rule. Thomas O'Loughlin
104
D. Krueger, A People's History of Christianity, vol. 3 Marcus Plested 105
S. Rassam, Christianity in Iraq: Its Origins and Development to the Present Day; B.E. Colless,
The Wisdom of the Pearlers: An Anthology ofSyriac Mysticism; and M. Hansbury, The Letters
of John of Dalyatha Augustine Casiday 107
I. Edwards, W.M. Beckett and C. Greenia, Bernard of Clairvaux: Sermons for Advent and the
Christmas Season Thomas O ' Loughlin 110
Toms Spidlik, Die russische Idee: eine andere Sicht des Menschen Andrew Louth 111
S. Dramm, tr. T. Rice, Dietrich Bonhoeffer: An Introduction to His Thought Rachel Muers 112
S. Bulgakov, tr. M. Campatelli, La luce senza tramonto Andrew Louth 115
V-M. Karkkainen, One with God: Salvation as Deification and Justification John McGuckin 116
A. Eastmond and L. James (eds.), Icon and Word: The Power of Images in Byzantium. Studies
Presented to Robin Cormack Andrew Louth 120

Olga Lossky, Vers le jour sans dclin: une vie d'Elisabeth Behr-Sigel. Michael Plekon 121
M.J. Walsh, A New Dictionary of Saints: East and West Thomas O'Loughlin 124
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EDITORIAL Andrew Louth 5
ARTICLES
Orthodox-Roman Catholic Dialogue: The Ravenna Agreed Statement Colin Davey 7
Evangelical Pilgrims to the Holy Land: Wycliffe Hall's Encounter with the Eastern Churches,
1927-37 Andrew Atherstone 37
What is a Troparion? Dimitri Conomos 59
REVIEW ESSAY
Christos Yannaras, Postmodern Metaphysics, Variations on the Song of Songs, Orthodoxy and
the West, and Person and Eros Andrew Louth 81
REVIEWS
W. Mayer, P. Allen and L. Cross, Prayer and Spirituality in the Early Church vol. 4 Patricia M.
Rumsey 90
G.E. Demacopoulos, Five Models of Spiritual Direction in the Early Church Patricia M. Rumsey
92
D. van Slyke, Quodvultdeus of Carthage: The Apocalyptic Theology of a Roman African in Exile
Augustine Casiday 94
A. Louth, The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition: From Plato to Denys Patricia M.
Rumsey 95
C. Humfress, Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity David Wagschal 97
R.A. Whitacre, A Patristic Greek Reader Augustine Casiday 100
T. O'Loughlin, Adomnan and the Holy Places: The Perceptions of an Insular Monk on the
Locations of the Biblical Drama John Wilkinson 102
P.M. Rumsey, Sacred Time in Early Christian Ireland Paul F. Bradshaw 104
A. Louth, Greek East and Latin West. The Church A.D. 681-1071 Gerald Bonner 106
L.J. Patsavos, A Noble Task: Entry into the Clergy in the First Five Centuries George
Demacopoulos 109
A. Papadiamandis, The Boundless Garden Andrew Louth 111

R. Williams, A Margin of Silence. The Holy Spirit in Russian Orthodox Theology Andrew Louth
114
S. Bulgakov, tr. B. Jakim, Churchly Joy: Orthodox Devotions for the Church Year Andrew
Louth 116
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 118
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 119
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 120
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EDITORIAL Andrew Louth 4
ARTICLES
The Orthodox Understanding of Primacy and Catholicity Hilarion Alfeyev 6
The Primacy of the See of Canterbury J. Robert Wright 18
Inspiration of the Scriptures Andrew Louth 29
Transformation of Religious Imagery in the Post-Soviet Russian Cinema: From Solaris to Ostrov
Tamar Goguadze 45
OBITUARY
Olivier Clment (1921-2009) Nicholas Lossky 61
REVIEW ESSAY
Anglicans and Orthodoxy Andrew Louth 64
REVIEWS
P.C. Bouteneff, Beginnings: Ancient Christian Readings of the Biblical Creation Narratives
Jonathan L. Zecher 72
M.C. Steenberg, Irenaeus on Creation: The Cosmic Christ and the Saga of Redemption Denis
Minns 74
Nemesius (tr. R.W. Sharpies and P.J. van der Eijk), On the Nature of Man Jonathan L. Zecher
77
S. Bulgakov (tr. B. Jakim), The Lamb of God Anthony D. Baker 79
C. Hall, 'Pancosmic' Church Andrew Louth 83
J. Stamoolis (ed.), Three Views on Eastern Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism Tim Grass 85
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 89
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 90
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 91

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EDITORIAL Andrew Louth 4
ARTICLES
Sin and the Weakness of God in the Novels of Fedor Dostoyevsky Avril Pyman 7
Charism, Law and Spirit in Eucharistic Ecclesiology: New Perspectives on Nikolai Afanasiev's
Sources Stefanita Barbu 19
Nicholas Afanasiev 's Ecclesiology and Some of its Orthodox Critics Victor Alexandrov 45
Bishops as Servants of the Church Michael Plekon 70
REPORT
Seven Paragraphs on the Byzantium Exhibition Alexandria Popescu 83
REVIEW ESSAYS
Orthodox Reflections on The 'Orthodox' Study Bible Archimandrite Ephrem 87
The Synaxarion of the Orthodox Church, Simonopetra Edition Matthew C. Steenberg 97
REVIEWS
M. Cunningham and E. Theokritoff (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Orthodox Christian
Theology Andreas Andreopoulos 112
P. Allen (tr./ed.), Sophronius of Jerusalem and Seventh-Century Heresy Andrew Louth 115
H.J.M. Turner (tr./ed.), The Epistles of St Symeon the New Theologian Hieromonk Melchisedec
117
R. Williams, Dostoyevsky: Language, Faith and Fiction Philip Gorsky 118
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Krastu Banev 122
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 125
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 126
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 127
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EDITORIAL Andrew Louth 4
ARTICLES
Liturgy, cosmic worship and Christian cosmology Elizabeth & George Theokritoff 6
'The Church in Mission' or 'The Church As Mission'? Fr Alexander Schmemann's contribution
in placing Missiology at the very centre of Ecclesiology Athanasios N. Papathanasiou 27
Fr Aleksandr Men' (1935-90): Perceptions of Him as a Spiritual Elder Lida Havriljukova 36
Elisabeth Behr-SigelFeminist, Protestant, Orthodox? Part I: Feminism and Protestantism
Sarah Hinlicky Wilson 53

POEMA
A Call Gorazd Kocijani 75
REVIEW ARTICLE
Remember Thy First Love: The Three Stages of the Spiritual Life in the Theology of Elder
Sophrony Timothy Pavlatos 80
REVIEWS
Julia S. Konstantinovsky, Evagrius Ponticus: The Making of a Gnostic Andrew Louth 87
Erika T. Hermanowicz, Possidius of Calama. A Study of the North African Episcopate Caroline
Humfress 90
The Christocentric Cosmology of St Maximus the Confessor, by Torstein Theodor Tollefsen
Hieromonk Melchisedec 94
The Divine Liturgy. A Commentary in the light of the Fathers, by Hieromonk Gregorios Andrew
Louth 97
To , by Christos Yannaras Evaggelos Bartzis 100
OUR CONTRIBUTORS 107
FELLOWSHIP PUBLICATIONS 108
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION 109