Assyrian Church of the East
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Definition of the noun Assyrian Church of the East
What does Assyrian Church of the East mean as a name of something?
- A particular Nestorian Church based in the United States
The Assyrian Church of the East, officially the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East Classical Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܩܕܝܫܬܐ ܘܫܠܝܚܝܬܐ ܩܬܘܠܝܩܝ ܕܡܕܢܚܐ ܕܐܬܘܪܝܐ ʻIttā Qaddishtā w-Shlikhāitā Qattoliqi d-Madnĕkhā d-Āturāyē, is a Syriac Church historically centered in Assyria, northern Mesopotamia. It is one of the churches that claim continuity with the historical Patriarchate of Seleucia-Ctesiphon – the Church of the East. Unlike most other churches that trace their origins to antiquity, the modern Assyrian Church of the East is not in communion with any other churches, either Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, or Catholic.
- also known as 東方亞述教會
- official website: www.assyrianchurchnews.com
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An Encyclopedia by John A. Shoup III
the Assyrian Church of the East, the Ancient ...
by Mark Juergensmeyer, Wade Clark Roof
ASSyriAn church of the eASt The Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East is a Christian communion that is a religious minority presence found worldwide. Originally located primarily in what is modernday Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Syria, ...
Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations [2 volumes] (2011)
An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations by J. Gordon Melton
As a result, a number of churches separated from the main body of Christians within the Roman Empire, including the Armenian Apostolic Church, the Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the east, and the Coptic Orthodox Church. Although ...
Encyclopedia of Islam (2009)
by Juan Eduardo Campo
Thus, for instance, the Assyrian Church of the East (found mainly in northern Iraq, southern tUrkey, Syria, iran, southwest india, and now the United States), which has its own rite and independent hierarchy, has a Catholic counterpart, named ...
Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition [6 volumes] (2010)
A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann
Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East | 151.
by Paul F. Bradshaw
The East Syrian tradition is known also as the Edessan, Mesopotamian, Nestorian, Persian, Assyrian, Babylonian or Chaldean, and is shared by the Assyrian Church of the East, the Catholic Chaldean Church and the Syro- Malabar Church of ...
by Alexander N. Chumakov, Ivan I Mazour, William C. Gay
Church; the Malankar Syriac Church; the Eritrean Church; the Assyrian Church of the East; and the Malabar Church (the Christians of Apostle Thomas), as well as many smaller Christian communities.
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