After Nine Hundred Years (Paperback)

The Background of the Schism Between the Eastern and Western Churches

By Yves Congar

Fordham University Press, 9780823218578, 150pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1998

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Description

The traditional date of the beginning of the Oriental Schism is 1054. Congar shows that the seeds of this break were sown centuries before when the creation of Byzantium, the Crowning of Charlemagne as Roman Emperor, and emergence of Islam divided East and West politically.