5 Ways Eastern Orthodox Differs From Other Christian Denominations [UPDATED]

If you ask me, these are more sort of a Top 5 Ways. There are certainly more. It’s definitely worth reading though.

UPDATE: Okay. It’s becoming quite apparent I was a bit too quick on the trigger posting the link to this article. To begin with I need to mention something about the source choosing to write, “Eastern Orthodox Christianity predates Protestantism by about 500 years.” Based on the works I’ve read by scholars who have dedicated their lives to the theology and history of the Church (such as His Eminence, the Most Reverend Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia, Fr. Father John Anthony McGuckin), the Eastern Orthodox Church has considered the Great Schism of 1054 A.D. as the beginning of Protestantism. This is when Cardinal Humbertus nailed the decree of excommunication on the altar of Hagia Sophia. And, the friction began even sooner than that for various reasons (theological and cultural). This caused me to question the site where I found the article, Pravoslavie.ru, that proved to be quite reliable in the past. When I got there I discovered the original source is NewsMax. Once I got to the Newsmax site I looked at the date:

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Me thinks me’s found the problem. 🙂

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