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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
  • Unabridged
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Welcome to the Orthodox Church - its history, theology, worship, spirituality, and daily life. 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, and get to know the faith as new Christians did for most of history, by immersion. Mathews-Green provides commentary and explanations on everything from how to "venerate" an icon, the Orthodox understanding of the atonement, to the Lenten significance of tofu.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Oh my! Everything I hoped, and SO much more!

  • By Jrhd437 on 03-21-17

Excellent introduction to Orthodox Christianity

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Reviewed: 03-04-18

The author has a way of illuminating the subject and jelping to show it through a historical perspective as well as giving you an understanding of how it is currently practiced.