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Orthodoxy and Saints
21-05-2007, 01:34 PM
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Orthodoxy and Saints
With regards to saints and the difference somewhat between the EO and OO churches I realise that the BOC regards many saints within Eastern Orthodoxy as Orthodox but is there a line drawn somewhere between who is and who is not a saint?

I presume the approach to Christianity is the focus as one of Orthodoxy rather than the actual existence of a division? EO and OO are for all intents and purposes the same except in variations of expression in worship and of course the difference in theological expression and terminology.

Perhaps an extreme example would be that the Russian Orthodox Church has canonised Tsar Nicholas II as Saint Nicholas The Passion Bearer, would he be regarded as a saint by the BOC or am I approaching the idea of sainthood in a too legalistic manner?


In Christ

JM
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Orthodoxy and Saints - John Mark - 21-05-2007 01:34 PM
Saints - John Charmley - 22-05-2007, 06:25 AM
[] - John Mark - 25-05-2007, 10:58 AM
Saints - John Charmley - 12-06-2007, 09:16 PM



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