Introducing the Orthodox Church: Its Faith and Life
Author: Fr Anthony Coniaris
Paperback: 220 pages
Dimensions: 6 X 9 inches
Publisher: Light & Life Pub. (orig. 1982, rev.2007)
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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 classes to an Orthodox way of life which will touch their lives in a full and complete way (Fr. Stanley Harakas). Chapters include: What We Believe About the One Apostolic Church, the Nicene Creed, Jesus, the Holy Trinity, the Divine Liturgy, Salvation, the Church Fathers, the Church Year, Symbols, the Sacraments, the Saints and the Theotokos, Life After Death, the Bible, Icons, Prayers for the Dead, and Prayer.
Father Anthony M. Coniaris (1926- ) is Priest Emeritus of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. He has served the Church for over fifty years. He is a prolific Orthodox writer. He is President of Light and Life Publishing Company and has served on the Standing Committee of Liturgical Translations of the Greek Archdiocese. He also served as Professor of Homiletics at Holy Cross Seminary.