Greek and Greek-speaking Christians constituted the greater part of the early Church. … Jesus was aware that the Greeks who came to Him were men with a searching mind and a troubled spirit. Upon His confrontation with them, He exclaimed, “The hour has come for the son of man to be glorified“… The Greeks found in the person of Christ the eternal Logos and the “unknown God” of their forefathers, while Christ discovered in them sincere followers and dedicated apostles of the New Kingdom. …

As T. R. Glover has put it: “The chief contribution of the Greek was his demand for this very thing – that Christianity must be universal… the Greek really secured the triumph of Jesus… Even the faults of the Greek have indirectly served the church.” … The Greek Orthodox Church of today is the people born out of the union between the incarnate Logos and Hellenism. \ Read more


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