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Nestorianism was condemned at the third and fourth ecumenical councils (Ephesus I & Chalcedon I), so calling Oriental Christians 'Orthodox' is incorrect from a mainstream Eastern Orthodox point of view—but this is the title they use for themselves so it is what it is. While some Eastern Orthodox Christians do lump Nestorians and Oriental Orthodox ...


Well, in fact there was a period that the Greek Orthodox church (with the guidance of the emperor of course) committed a "witch-hunting" staff. It was the period of iconomachy (it lasted almost a century) and during the crisis the iconoclasts burned holy icons and many iconophile texts and books, because they believed that god and saints cannot be iconized ...

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