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Eastern Orthodox Church
Eastern Orthodoxy (also called Greek Orthodoxy and Russian Orthodoxy) is a Christian tradition which represents the majority of Eastern Christianity. ...

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BIGpedia - Eastern Orthodoxy - Encyclopedia and Dictionary Online (8438 words)
Eastern Orthodoxy has an extensive oral tradition that predates the actual texts of the New Testament, hence, it does not consider itself to be "bibliocentric"; which is the case with most forms of Protestantism.
This stems from the historical identification of Orthodoxy with the Greek-speaking Byzantine Empire in the east, as opposed to the Latin-speaking Roman Catholic Church in the west.
Eastern Rite Churches include the Armenian Catholic Church, the Chaldean Catholic Church, Eparchy of Krizevci, Italo-Albanian Catholic Church, the Maronite Church, the Romanian Greek-Catholic Uniate Church, the Ruthenian Catholic Church, the Syrian Catholic Church, the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Union of Brest.
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