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Orthodox Christianity
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Christian faith is the faith of a community that began with the group of disciples gathered by Jesus himself and that received the gift of the Spirit at Pentecost after the resurrection (Acts 2). This Spirit is the Spirit of Christ, the Spirit of truth, who “abides with you, and he will be in you” (John 14:17) and who, in spite of all the shortcomi…

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Meyendorff, John, “Orthodox Christianity”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 10 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_O186>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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