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Alivisatos, Hamilcar Spiridonus
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(May 17, 1887, Lixurion – Aug 14, 1969, Athens) was professor of canon law and practical theology in Athens 1919–1956; academically, ecclessially and politically, he was one of the most important personalities in the Greek church in the 20th century. He authored almost 300 publications, co-authored the Church Constitution of 1923, organized the first Orthodox theological congress in Athens in 1936, was a pioneer in the ecumenical movement beginning in 1920, and was a member of the executive committee of the WCC from 1948 to 1968.

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Ohme, Heinz, “Alivisatos, Hamilcar Spiridonus”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_00423>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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