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Eastern Austronesian languages: see Oceanic languages. Eastern Chin, a phase
of the Chin dynasty, ruling China from ad 317 to 420 and forming one of the Six
Dynasties. See Chin dynasty; Six Dynasties. Eastern Desert, Arabic as-sahra' ...
Eastern Question 336 the Son as well as the Father, rather than, as the Greeks
hold, from the Father alone. Greeks took offense when Western Christians
inserted words to that effect (the Filioque clause) in the sacrosanct Nicene Creed
The supreme head of the Eastern rite churches is the pope. The central organ of
the Holy See for them is the Congregation for the Eastern Churches. The prefect
of this congregation is the pope himself, and a cardinal proprefect performs the ...
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