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Title: De zorg voor het milieu en de Grieks-Orthodoxe Kerk
Author(s): GROEN, B.
Journal: Journal of Eastern Christian Studies
Volume: 49 Issue: 1-2 Date: 1997
The Protection of the Environment and the Greek Orthodox Church
This article deals with the attitude of the Patriarchate of Constantinople and the Orthodox Church of Greece regarding the issue of evironment protection. The Messages of the Constantinople Patriarchate from 1989 and from the period 1992-1995, some relevant passages from the 1992 and 1995 synaxeis of the Orthodox Primates, and an address of Patriarch Bartholomaios from 1996 are presented and commented upon briefly. Finally, questions are posed as to the relation between theôria and praxis in Greek theology and spirituality, and as to ecumenical aspects.