Jaroslav Pelikan is recognized as the foremost church historian of the twentieth century a position he has held for nearly fifty years It is a reputation built upon such monuments as The Christian Tradition, and his most recent work, Creeds and Confessions of Faith in the Christian Tradition These essays by colleagues and former students of Pelikan were given during a yearlong, nationwide celebration of his th birthday, culminating in Decemberat Yale University, where Pelikan himself gave the final lecture The general theme of the series was the impact of Orthodoxy on Western culture

1 thoughts on “Orthodoxy and Western Culture: A Collection of Essays Honouring Jaroslav Pelikan

  1. Darrin B. Roush Darrin B. Roush says:

    This is an interesting collection of essays covering a variety of subjects all to rarely addressed within Orthodox Christianitythere is good food for thought throughout A couragous and important contribution to a much needed disussion, this is beneficial reading for anyone interested in Eastern Christianity, and how it confronts and perhaps fails to confront Western Thought.