From the November/December, 2010 issue of Touchstone
Identity Papers by Gary W. Jenkins

Identity Papers

Orthodoxy’s Self-Definition & Its Constructions of the West

by Gary W. Jenkins

Co-sponsored by Fordham University’s Orthodox Christian Studies Program and its Center for Medieval Studies, a conference titled “Orthodox Constructions of the West,” held on June 28–30, 2010, sought to understand how “Orthodox authors . . . had created artificial categories of ‘East’ and ‘West’ and then used (them) as a basis for self-definition.” These Orthodox authors, the conference assumed, had (falsely) apophatically self-identified themselves as “what the ‘West’ is not.” To use the nomenclature the conference itself employed, t . . .


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