Lev Krevza's a Defense of Church Unity (1617) and Zaxarija Kopystens'kyj's Palinodia or Book of Defense of the Holy Apostolic Eastern Catholic Church (Hardcover)
Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 9780916458294, 2pp.
Publication Date: January 28, 1996
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Lev Krevza's A Defense of Church Unity (1617), on the Uniate side, and Zaxarija Kopystens'kyj's Palinodia (1621), a monumental defense of the Eastern Church, are arguably the most erudite, comprehensive, and persuasive works on the ecclesiastical debate between these two groups. This two-volume work illuminates the intense struggle ignited when, at the time of the Union of Brest (1596), a large part of the Ruthenian ecclesiastical hierarchy declared itself in communion with the Roman Catholic Church. Bohdan Struminski provides English translations from the original Ruthenian and Middle Polish texts.
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