These truths have been partially formulated and stated by the Ecumenical Councils, and by minor synods validated by the former; they have also been circulating in the common faith and conscience of the Church and have been included in later dogmatic and symbolic texts, in the writings of the Fathers and in the liturgical books of the Church. To note more Holy Fathers of the Church and to learn what each one wrote read: "The Bible And The Holy Fathers" -For Orthodox- which include Daily Scripture Readings and Commentary for Orthodox Christians, Compiled and edited by Johanna Manely and with a forward by Bishop Kallistos of Diokleia., Monastery Books, Menlo Park, California, 1990. by His Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah of Proikonisou and Presiding Hierarch of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Denver The actual title of this presentation written by His Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah is titled: "Which English Translation Of The Bible Should I Use"?
Holy Tradition also contains all ecclesiastical traditions (with small t) referring to worship, polity, and, generally, the customs connected with the life of the Church. This book can be obtained from Holy Cross Bookstore, 50 Goddard Avenue, Brookline, Massachusetts 02146 U. This outstanding article has appeared in the Diocesan Bulletin of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Denver.
"The standard of the Holy Spirit as the sole Inspirer and Interpreter of the Holy Scriptures, and as the Unifier, in a spirit of freedom, of all the Faithful of all generations, in what makes our Church Orthodox" - His Grace Bishop Daniel of Budapest The meaning of Tradition in the early Christian Fathers refers to the Revelation made by God and delivered to His faithful people through the mouths of His prophets and apostles.
It was first a local and unofficial feasts, but it became widely adopted before the year 1000. Athanasios the Great The soul of Holy Orthodoxy is prayer, and it is also Holy Scripture since the Christian Church is a Scriptural Church. The Epistles (or, again, their pericopes) are bound together in another book, called the Apostolos, which is normally found at the changer"s stand.
From there it was introduced to the West, but it did not become a general observance until the middle of the 15th century. The Eastern Orthodox Church follows the beliefs of the Old Testament, the New Testament and including several books of the Apocrypha. Usually located next to the Apostolos on the chanter"s shelf are the twelve volumes of the Menaion, as well as the books called the Triodion and Pentekostarion, containing various segments of the Old and the New Testaments.
Its substance was considered to consist of the central facts and beliefs crystallized in the Creeds of the great orthodox bishoprics.
In the early Christian literature, there are references to an "unwritten tradition" left by the Apostles.
The Eastern Orthodox Church belief about Holy Scripture that is the Bible of the Old Testament and the New Testament we must be fully aware from within Holy Tradition.