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Explaining the Orthodox Church.

Tony Holden

Explaining the Orthodox Church.

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Published by Stylite .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orthodox Eastern Church.

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    SeriesExplaining series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15325375M
    ISBN 100947805222
    OCLC/WorldCa24753541


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Explaining the Orthodox Church. by Tony Holden Download PDF EPUB FB2

As a Protestant looking into the Orthodox faith, I found this book's comparison of Orthodox Christianity and the Roman Catholic Church (RCC) informative. The author critiques the RCC and does not mince words, but it is far from the truth to describe him as "hateful" as another reviewer stated.

There are plentiful footnotes/5(29). Here is a genuinely different and practical book for the inquirer and potential convert to Orthodox Christianity.

It is different in a number of ways, all of which commend this volume to wide use by pastors whose task it is to introduce the members of their inquirers Explaining the Orthodox Church.

book to an Orthodox way of life which will touch their lives in a full and complete way (Fr. Stanley Harakas)/5(15). The Orthodox Church in America. The Mission of The Orthodox Church in America, the local autocephalous Orthodox Christian Church, is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit ”.

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The child in the book kisses Jesus and the saints goodnight and then does the Explaining the Orthodox Church. book to his family as he prepares for bed. It is our hope that Sunday Church School teachers will find this series helpful as they live the liturgical year with their students.

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This book left me wanting more--in a good way. The history of the Orthodox Church was fascinating and detailed, the faith and worship section understandably limited to conveying Orthodox theology and practice, and not defending or explaining it in minute terms/5.

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Explaining icons: an explanation of the meaning and history of the icons of the Orthodox Christian Church. [Tony Holden] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. In our Coptic Orthodox Church, the Agpeya is the prayer book of the hours in which the Church had set prayers for individuals, families, and congregants to be prayed at specific times of the day.

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Undoubtedly, the central aspect of Orthodox Christian life is participation in the Divine Liturgy. The most oft celebrated Liturgy in the Orthodox Church is the one attributed to St. John Chrysostom, and which bears his name. The history of the Eastern Orthodox Church is traced back to Jesus Christ and the Apostles appointed successors, known as bishops, and they in turn appointed other bishops in a process known as Apostolic time, five Patriarchates were established to organize the Christian world, and four of these ancient Patriarchates remain Orthodox today.

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