In six chapters MOCT comments on six thematic areas that are relevant for mission: the dignity of the human person; freedom and responsibility; peace and justice; peace and the aversion of war; the attitude of the church toward discrimination; and the mission of the Orthodox Church as a witness of love through service.
MOCT draws from the Orthodox--and generally Christian--theological tradition when it sees the dignity of the human person rooted in the fact that humans are created in the image and likeness of God as well as in God's particular plan with the world and humankind (see MOCT A.
On the other hand, however, it seems that MOCT does not distinguish between individual and systemic aspects of the abuse of freedom and responsibility, thus effectively falling into a trap of individualism and underestimating the inter-personal and structural dimensions of life.
8) In this respect it is crucial to mention that MOCT defines the peace of Christ as "a mystical power that springs forth from the reconciliation between the human being and the heavenly Father" (MOCT C.
MOCT explicitly condemns war as such, interpreting it, based on the biblical passage from the Epistle of James (4:1), as a consequence of sin and evil in the world (MOCT D.
Taking into consideration the reality of the contemporary world, MOCT calls for an economy grounded upon ethical principles (MOCT F.
MOCT views management as an art that may be assisted to some extent by science.
MOCT assumes the concrete systems view of organizations put forward in detail in LST.
MOCT emphasizes the managerial conceptual systems and consequently the methods of L-M theory.
MOCT views all theories from the vantage of the hierarchical relationships among them.
MOCT uses L-M theory to examine organizational information in the context of the following 10 important and related ideas: concepts, basic concepts, terms, values, variables, entities, auxiliary concepts, defining concepts, and metaconcepts.