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The root of this division is, roughly and broadly speaking, the division of the Roman Empire made first by Diocletian (284-305), and again by the sons of Theodosius I (Arcadius in the East, 395-408; and Honorius in the West, 395-423), then finally made permanent by the establishment of a rival empire in the West (Charlemagne, 800).
An accident of political development has made it possible to divide the Christian world, in the first place, into two great halves, Eastern and Western.
Use this time to develop yourself into the kind of partner you want to be, and to attract If half the soul is Jewish, the other half is also Jewish. If you cut an apple in half and hide one half, forever and always, its other half will be apple - not orange, not pear, not egg. Make sure your goals and values are not on a collision course.
You don't have to have all of the same interests but you do need to respect each other's differences.
True, many Eastern Churches know nothing of Greek; the oldest (Nestorians, Armenians, Abyssinians) have never used Greek liturgically nor for their literature; nevertheless they too depend in some sense on a Greek tradition. vi) there were three patriarchates, those of Rome, Alexandria, and Antioch.
Whereas our Latin Fathers have never concerned them at all (most Eastern Christians have never even heard of our schoolmen or canonists), they still feel the influence of the Greek Fathers, their theology is still concerned about controversies carried on originally in Greek and settled by Greek synods. Further legislation formed two more at the expense of Antioch: Constantinople in 381 and Jerusalem in 451.
The Latin half was so (in spite of a few unimportant schisms) till the Reformation.