Science and Orthodox Christianity: An Overview

  title={Science and Orthodox Christianity: An Overview},
  author={E. Nicolaidis and Eudoxie Delli and N. Livanos and Kostas Tampakis and G. Vlahakis},
  pages={542 - 566}
This essay offers an overview of the history of the relations between science and Eastern Christianity based on Greek-language sources. The civilizations concerned are the Byzantine Empire, the Christian Orthodox communities of the Ottoman Empire, and modern Greece, as a case study of a national state. Beginning with the Greek Church Fathers, the essay investigates the ideas of theologians and scholars on nature. Neoplatonism, the theological debates of Iconoclasm and Hesychasm, the proposed… Expand
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