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Eastern Canons

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: general,
  • East Asian Literature,
  • Indo-Iranian Literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • East & Southeast Asian Languages,
  • Indic, East Indo-European & Dravidian Languages,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • ASIA,
  • Asia - General,
  • Asian - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Asian,
  • Civilization, Oriental,
  • History and criticism,
  • Oriental literature

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Edition Notes

ContributionsWm. Theodore de Bary (Editor), Irene Cohen (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9710857M
ISBN 100231070055
ISBN 109780231070058

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The essays gathered here, in addition to those by editors Wm. Theodore de Bary and Irene Bloob, are written by leading scholars of Asian cultures--among them Donald Keene, Peter Awn, Barbara Stoler Miller, Ainslie Embree, Burton Watson, C.T. Hsia, Paul Anderer, and others. They introduce classics from the Islamic, Indian, Chinese, and Japanese traditions, providing entree to texts which have. I think there is an Eastern Canon. However living in the west, we discuss mainly the Western Canon. The Eastern Canon would include: Confucius Mencius The Story of the Stone (The Dream of the Red Chamber) The Pillow Book The Legalist writing of Han Fe Tzu, Shin Tzu and Lao Tzu The Tao Te Ching (being neutral and in spite of my aversion to it. The two-volume Practical Commentary on the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches is the work of canonists and experts of the Eastern and Latin Churches. The editors are two well-known canonists, John D. Faris and Jobe Abbass, OFM Conv.5/5(1). A classic is a book, or any other work of art, accepted as being exemplary or noteworthy, for example through an imprimatur such as being listed in a list of great books, or through a reader's personal gh the term is often associated with the Western canon, it can be applied to works of literature, music and art, etc. from all traditions, such as the Chinese classics or the Vedas.

This newest volume in the History of Medieval Canon Law series surveys the history of Byzantine and Eastern canon law. Beginning in the Patristic Age, Susan Wessel outlines the evolution of ecclesiastical law before the Council of Nicaea ( A.D.). Canon 1 - The canons of this Code affect all and solely the Eastern Catholic Churches, unless, with regard to relations with the Latin Church, it is expressly stated otherwise. Canon 2 - The canons of the Code, in which for the most part the ancient law of the Eastern Churches is received or adapted, are to be assessed mainly according to that law.   A Guide to the Eastern Code: A Commentary on the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches (Kaninika 10) [Nedungatt, George] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Guide to the Eastern Code: A Commentary on the Code of Canons of the Eastern Author: George Nedungatt.   About the Author Wm. Theodore de Bary (–) was John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus and provost emeritus of Columbia University. His many books include Waiting for the Dawn, Message of the Mind, and Learning for One’s Self, as well as Sources of Japanese Tradition and Sources of Korean Tradition, all published by Columbia University Press.

Rather, there is some confusion among Eastern Orthodox as to which books properly constitute the canon of the Bible. And, to understand this, you have to understand what "canon" originally referred to and how the canon of the Christian Bible (that is, the Biblical canon of the Catholic Church) actually came into being in the first place. The Eastern Orthodox canon includes the deuterocanonical books accepted by Roman Catholics plus Psalm , the Prayer of Manasseh, 3 Maccabees and 1 Esdras (also included in the Clementine Vulgate), while Baruch is divided from the Epistle of Jeremiah, making a total of 49 Old Testament books in contrast with the Protestant book canon. On the hereby presented web-site "The Canons of the Eastern Orthodox Church" you could find the texts of the Orthodox-Christian Ecclesiastical Rules according to the Apostles and according to the Councils of the Church fathers - both the Ecumenical and the Local (particular) ones. The Rudder (Greek: Πηδάλιον) is a collection of the texts of Orthodox Canon law by St. Nicodemus of the Holy was first translated into English by D. Cummings, and published by the Orthodox Christian Educational Society in under the title of The addition to the texts of the canons, Nicodemus includes his own commentary.