RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR OC 41
Extent101 ff.
TitleGeneral Orthodox Matters: General Papers On The Orthodox Churches
DateJune 1937-September 1944
DescriptionCorrespondence, memos and reports on various aspects of the Orthodox Churches, their beliefs, their history and current situation, includung the Orthodox churches under the Nazis.

Including: letter from Nugent Lincoln (f. 1); letter from Arthur Headlam, Bishop of Gloucester, regarding the preface to a pamphlet (ff. 2-3); memo by Canon John Douglas, 'Upon the Balkan Churches in relation to Oecumenical Movements, December 1938' (ff. 4-10); report by Rev. William Dunphy, 'Eastern Orthodoxy in the United States of America' (ff. 11-24); supplementary memorandum by William Dunphy, 'Anglican and Orthodox relations in the United States' (ff. 25-7); memo by Anthony Bashir, Archbishop of New York and North America, 'The Orthodox hierarchy in America' (ff. 28-9); letter from A. E. Barker, overseas news editor, BBC, regarding a broadcast by the Archbishop of Canterbury for orthodox easter (f. 30); letter from Philip Usher, orthodox and old catholic churches section, ministry of information, regarding the Archbishop of Canterbury's message for orthodox easter (ff. 31-3); 'Message from the Archbishop of Canterbury to be broadcast to orthodox leaders in the near east' (f. 34); 'The church of the Eastern Christians by Nicholas Zernov, observations by John Douglas, September 1944' (ff. 35-41); 'Notes on Orthodox Churches' (ff. 42-70); 'Notes on the condition of the Orthodox Churches in Spring 1942, by Paul Anderson, director of special services in Europe among the orthodox for the international committee of the Y.M.C.A' (ff. 71-9); memo 'The Orthodox Church' based on intercepts (ff. 80-4);'Orthodoxy in Hitler's Political Warfare' (ff. 85-90) and 'memo on the Orthodox Churches of the Balkans and their present use by the axis' (ff. 91-101).

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