[MGSA-L] New book: The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History (Kitroeff, 2020)

Dia Philippides philippd at bc.edu
Thu Sep 10 13:24:29 PDT 2020

A new publication for adding to all libraries (individual or institutional)
with collections in Hellenic Studies, Greek America, Church History…:

*The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History*
Alexander Kitroeff
Ithaca: Northern Illinois University Press, an imprint of Cornell
University Press, 2020. 330 pages.
Print vol. or Ebook.

• Greek Orthodoxy arrives in America -- Americanization & the immigrant
church in the 1920s -- Greek Orthodoxy versus Protestant Congregationalism
-- The Orthodox Church in between Greece and America -- Greek Orthodoxy in
the 1950s: assimilation & respectability -- The challenges of the 1960s --
Greek Orthodoxy & the ethnic revival -- Church & homeland -- Towards an
American Greek Orthodoxy -- The challenges for an American Greek Orthodoxy
-- Church & patriarchate & the limits of Americanization -- Greek Orthodoxy
in America enters the twenty-first century.

“Kitroeff has provided the best outline of the entire history of the Greek
Orthodox Church in the United States.” — Professor Theofanis G. Stavrou,
University of Minnesota

 "Kitroeff relies on ethnohistoric particulars to skillfully interweave
them with wider contexts and craft a larger story of national and
international significance." —Professor Yiorgos Anagnostou, Director of the
Modern Greek Program, Ohio State University

$29.95 | paperback (print volume)
ISBN13: 9781501749919; ISBN10: 1501749919
Ebook: 1 online resource
ISBN: 9781501749445 1501749455 9781501749452 1501749447

More at:
and/or the attached flyer (pdf)
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