Akribeia
Get Akribeia essential facts below. View Videos or join the Akribeia discussion. Add Akribeia to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Akribeia

In the Eastern Orthodox Church, akribeia (Greek: , romanizedakriveia, akribia, akrivia) is strict adherence to the letter of the law of the Church, as distinguished from economy, which is discretionary deviation from the letter of the law in order to adhere to the spirit of the law. Only bishops have such discretion, which may be used on the occasion of a conversion to Orthodoxy, in order to grant recognition to a baptism previously administered in a heterodox or schismatic church. It may also be used to grant recognition to an ordination administered in a Roman Catholic or Anglican church if the convert comes from either of those communions.

In text critique and hermeneutics, the word denotes "accuracy; exactness, preciseness".

See also

References



  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Akribeia
 



 



 
Music Scenes