Tag Archives: Greek-Orthodox

Rumis, Orthodox, Catholics: Terminology Issues.

The different appellations of “Eastern” religious sects is another problem that I would like to address in this post. As if the “Orient” were not complicated enough… Did you know that the Catholic Church considers itself Orthodox and that the … Continue reading

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On "Political Greek-Orthodoxism" – Part (2).

In the previous post, I tried to shed the light on the underlying sectarian logic of Syrian nationalism and its privileged ties with the Greek-Orthodox community. This affinity can be also found within the Greek-Catholic community, although to a lesser … Continue reading

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On "Political Greek-Orthodoxism" – Part (1).

Kamal Junblat (1917-1977), the prince of the Lebanese Opposition in the 1970s, once said: “We have the support of 25% of the Maronites, 50% of the Greek-Catholics and 75% of the Greek-Orthodox.” I wondered, upon reading this quote for the … Continue reading

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