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The best-selling book is now available in English. Find out the real truth behind Archbishop Spyridon's removal from power and the machinations surrounding the Greek Orthodox Church in America.
The title is the authorized biography of the former Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, Spyridon.
It is a critical account of the turbulent tenure of a hierarch who rose to the church's highest rank and was subsequently deposed once it became evident that he did not serve the dubious interests of the Mother Church in Constantinople.
Power games, political expediencies, personal ambitions, and, of course, financial interests made up the web of intrigue spun by those who fomented his removal from office.
When he withdrew from the scene in August of 1999, he forever left behind an Archdiocese whose decline he had attempted to reverse...
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For the first time anywhere the story of the resignation of the peoples Archbishop is revealed! Author and Journalist Justine Frangouli-Argyri, a well known journalist who covered the events , examines a wealth of hitherto unknown documents from Archbishop Spyridon's personal archives and correspondence to finally answer the burning questions about his brief tenure:
Who was Spyridon? How and why was he really elected to the Archbishop post of America? What were the roles of the dubious objectives of the ecumenical Patriachate in this power game? Who were the players that swayed the Patriachate to oust Spyridon repeating the same scenario that led his predecessor, Archbishop Iakovos, out of office? Read about the sceming, the betrayal, and the web of lies that has become the Greek Orthodox Church in America.About the Author:
Justine Frangouli-Argyris is the authority on matters pertaining to the Greek Orthodox Church in America. In her role as correspondent for the Athens News Agency and for the daily Athenian newspapers Eleftherotypia and Ethnos, she closely followed the developments during Spyridon's tenure.
She has sifted through thousands of official documents, letters and reports and has had complete access to Spyridon's personal archives, all in the effort to bring to light the unknown details behind the machinations in the Greek Orthodox Church.
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Book Description Exandas Pub S A, 2002. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P029602564911
Book Description Exandas Pub S a 2002-04-01, 2002. Paperback. Condition: good. 9602564911. Seller Inventory # 540299
Book Description Exandas Pub S a 2002-04-01, 2002. Paperback. Condition: Good. Books is in good condition. Some moderate creases and wear. This item may not come with CDs or additional parts and might be an ex-library copy. Seller Inventory # DS-9602564911-3