Assyrian Church of the East

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The '''Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East''' is an isolated church. It [[schism|separated]] from the [[Orthodox Church]] after the [[Third Ecumenical Council|Council of Ephesus]] (AD 431).
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The '''Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East''' [[schism|separated]] from the [[Orthodox Church]] after the [[Third Ecumenical Council|Council of Ephesus]] (AD 431).
  
 
The Assyrian Church of the East ([[Nestorianism|Nestorian]] Church) is sometimes considered an [[Oriental Orthodox]] Church, although it is not in communion with Oriental Orthodox churches and it has a Nestorian or Nestorian-like [[Christology]] that differs from the declaration of the [[Fourth Ecumenical Council|Council of Chalcedon]] in an opposite way from the Monophysites.
 
The Assyrian Church of the East ([[Nestorianism|Nestorian]] Church) is sometimes considered an [[Oriental Orthodox]] Church, although it is not in communion with Oriental Orthodox churches and it has a Nestorian or Nestorian-like [[Christology]] that differs from the declaration of the [[Fourth Ecumenical Council|Council of Chalcedon]] in an opposite way from the Monophysites.
  
 
The current Head is His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, [[Catholicos]]-[[Patriarch]].
 
The current Head is His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, [[Catholicos]]-[[Patriarch]].
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==Further reading==
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*''The Church of the East: An Illustrated History of Assyrian Christianity'' by Christoph Baumer, published by I. B. Tauris (June 27, 2006) ISBN 184511115X
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.cired.org/ CIRED - Commission on Inter-Church Relations and Education Development]
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*[http://www.assyrianchurchnews.com/ The official news website of the Assyrian Church of the East]
*[http://www.cnewa.org/ecc-bodypg.aspx?eccpageID=1&IndexView=toc CNEWA - Assyrian Church of the East] by Ronald Roberson, a Roman Catholic priest and scholar
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*[http://www.cired.org/ CIRED - Commission on Inter-Church Relations and Education Development] Under construction.
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*[http://www.cnewa.org/ecc-bodypg-us.aspx?eccpageID=1&IndexView=toc CNEWA - Assyrian Church of the East] by Ronald Roberson, a Roman Catholic priest and scholar
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:05, November 23, 2011

The Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East separated from the Orthodox Church after the Council of Ephesus (AD 431).

The Assyrian Church of the East (Nestorian Church) is sometimes considered an Oriental Orthodox Church, although it is not in communion with Oriental Orthodox churches and it has a Nestorian or Nestorian-like Christology that differs from the declaration of the Council of Chalcedon in an opposite way from the Monophysites.

The current Head is His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch.

Further reading

  • The Church of the East: An Illustrated History of Assyrian Christianity by Christoph Baumer, published by I. B. Tauris (June 27, 2006) ISBN 184511115X

External links


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