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Canon law touches on every area of Orthodox Church life, including Ecclesiology, Liturgy, and Ethics.


Articles and Books on Orthodox Canon Law

  • N. Athanasiev. "The Canons of the Church: Changeable or Unchangeable?" St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly, 11 (1967), pp. 54-68.
  • John H. Erickson, The Challenge of Our Past: Studies in Orthodox Canon Law and Church History.Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1991. ISBN 978-0881410860.
  • Archbishop Peter L'Huillier, The Church of the Ancient Councils: The Disciplinary Work of the First Four Ecumenical Councils. Crestwood, NY: St Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0881410075.
  • Lewis J. Patsavos. The Canon Law of the Orthodox Catholic Church (Mimeographed Notes). Brookline, MA.: Holy Cross Bookstore, 1975.
  • Lewis J. Patsavos, Spiritual Dimensions of the Holy Canons. Brookline, MA: Holy Cross Orthodox Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1885652683.
  • Henry R. Percival, Ed. The Seven Ecumenical Councils. "Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers," Second Series, Vol. 14. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1956.
  • Panteleimon Rodopoulos and George Dion Dragas, Ed. An Overview of Orthodox Canon Law. Orthodox Research Institute, 2007. ISBN 978-1933275154.
  • Patrick Viscuso, Orthodox Canon Law: A Casebook for Study. InterOrthodox Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1932401103.
  • The Stand of the Orthodox Church on Controversial Issues by Stanley Harakas
  • B. Archondonis. "A Common Code for the Orthodox Churches," Kanon I (1973), pp. 45-53.
  • The Theology of Oikonomia and Its Implications for Sacramental and Ecumenical Perspectives by Sabu John
  • The Canonical Tradition of the Orthodox Church by Lewis Patsavos
  • The Russian Canonical Territory - some comments from an Orthodox historico-canonical perspective
  • Studies in Roman and Byzantine Law - an index of articles in this journal is available online

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