The Settlement of Canonic Tradition in the Document “The Importance of Fasting and Its Observance Today”

  • Veniamin Goreanu University of Bucharest

Abstract

 In this paper we will try to showcase, during the first part, the challenges of the contemporary world and the importance of fasting, and during the second part, we will see how the canonical tradition about fasting was established in the document The Importance of fasting and its observance today  approved by the Holy and Great Council that took place in Crete.


Keywords: fasting, Holy and Great Council, Tradition of the Orthodox Church, Canon Law, canons

Author Biography

Veniamin Goreanu, University of Bucharest

Very Rev., Assistant Professor, Faculty of Orthodox Theology

Published
2017-06-27
How to Cite
GOREANU, Veniamin. The Settlement of Canonic Tradition in the Document “The Importance of Fasting and Its Observance Today”. Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Theologia Orthodoxa, [S.l.], v. 62, n. 1, p. 83-102, june 2017. ISSN 2065-9474. Available at: <http://journals.orth.ro/index.php/subbto/article/view/85>. Date accessed: 15 dec. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.24193/subbto.2017.1.06.