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Join Frederica Mathewes-Green on a guided retreat through an ancient Orthodox text. Regardless of your denominational background, First Fruits of Prayer will bring to life the prayer experience of first millennium Christianity through immersion in this poetic hymn, an extraordinarily beautiful work that is still chanted by Christians around the world each Lent. It weaves together Old and New Testament scriptures with prayers of hope and repentance and offers ancient ways of seeing Christ that still feel new today.

©2006 Frederica Mathewes-Green (P)2019 Frederica Mathewes-Green

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This audio retreat is moving insightful and profound. Saint Andrew speaks deeply into our present chaos. And the narration is sensitive to the mood of the text and able to provide nuance to the meaning.

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