In the World, Yet Not of the World: Social and Global Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Bartholomew I of Constantinople


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Over the past eighteen years, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew's inclination and intention have been to address the most difficult issues facing the world-the deep and increasing mistrust between East and West, the decay and widening destruction of the natural environment, as well as the sharp divisions among the various Christian confessions and diverse faith communities-whether on religious, racial, or cultural levels. He regards being a servant of reconciliation as a primary obligation of his spiritual ministry to. This book reveals the powerful influence of a spiritual institution from the unique perspective of a Christian leader in the world, and yet not of the world.

  • Some of the topics covered:
  • Faith and freedom
  • Racism and fundamentalism
  • Mutual respect and tolerance
  • Ecology and poverty
  • Human rights and freedom
  • Racial and religious discrimination
  • Church and state
  • Terrorism and corruption
  • Freedom of conscience
  • Europe, Turkey and the world
  • Religion and politics
  • Christians and Muslims
  • Christians and Jews

Hardcover.


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