Frederica Mathewes-Green
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Frederica Mathewes-Green

Frederica Mathewes-Green writes mostly about the Eastern Orthodox Church; she and her family converted in 1993, and her husband, Fr. Gregory Mathewes-Green, is pastor of Holy Cross Orthodox Church which they founded near Baltimore. They have three children and 14 grandchildren.

In addition to her 10 books, she has published over 700 articles and opinion pieces. Topics range from movie reviews to humor to marriage and family, with particular focus on the pro-life cause; she is a past vice-president of Feminists for Life. She has provided regular columns and commentary for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered, Los Angeles Times Book Review, Religion News Service, Christianity Today, Beliefnet.com, BreakPoint, Our Sunday Visitor, National Review, Odyssey TV Network, and Ancient Faith Radio. For a year, she served as a consultant for Veggie Tales.

Frederica has been interviewed by news media almost 700 times. She travels frequently to give talks at conferences, colleges, and churches--over 500 events so far. She can type big numbers. Here are a few more: 300, 550, 1060. Didn't even break a sweat. Here's some more: 800, 930, 322. OK, you might want to buy a book now.

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    • Welcome to the Orthodox Church

    • An Introduction to Eastern Christianity
    • By: Frederica Mathewes-Green
    • Narrated by: Frederica Mathewes-Green
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
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    This friendly guide provides a comprehensive introduction to Orthodoxy, but with a twist: listeners learn by making a series of visits to a fictitious church....

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    • The Jesus Prayer

    • The Ancient Desert Prayer That Tunes the Heart to God
    • By: Frederica Mathewes-Green
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    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
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    In the earliest centuries of faith, Christians in the deserts of Palestine and Africa sought a short prayer that could be easily repeated, in order to acquire the habit of "prayer without ceasing"....

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    • Wonderfully inspiring overview of the Jesus Prayer

    • By Maria on 12-04-16

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    • The Illumined Heart: Capture the Vibrant Faith of the Ancient Christians

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    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
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    Why are modern Christians so indistinguishable from everyone else? How come Christians who lived in times of bloody persecution were so heroic, while we who live in safety are not....

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    • Short explanation of historic Orthodoxy

    • By Adam Shields on 02-13-18

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    • Mary as the Early Christians Knew Her

    • The Mother of Jesus in Three Ancient Texts
    • By: Frederica Mathewes-Green
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    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
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    Mary is the flower of femininity to some, a woman of power to others....

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    • Loved it

    • By Gee on 02-08-18

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    • At the Corner of East and Now

    • A Modern Life in Ancient Christian Orthodoxy
    • By: Frederica Mathewes-Green
    • Narrated by: Frederica Mathewes-Green
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
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    In an audiobook eagerly awaited by her growing retinue of fans, she brings listeners inside the world's oldest Christian faith, illuminating Eastern Orthodoxy....

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    • Facing East

    • A Pilgrim's Journey into the Mysteries of Orthodoxy
    • By: Frederica Mathewes-Green
    • Narrated by: Frederica Mathewes-Green
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
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    The classic story of a family's pilgrimage into the Orthodox Church....

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    • Great intro to Orthodoxy

    • By jsw on 06-26-17

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    • Real Choices

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    Both sides in the debate agree that abortion is a miserable choice. How can we help women find real choices? This book examines resources and difficulties....

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