By James R. Payton Jr.
"Do they truly pray to icons?" "Why do they use incense?" "What do they believe?"
To many of us, the Orthodox Christian culture (or jap Orthodoxy) turns out unexpected and mysterious. but this practice is arguably the main devoted consultant of early Christianity in life at the present time and numbers approximately 250 million adherents around the world. what is extra, a gentle move of evangelical Christians has been coming into the Orthodox Church in contemporary a long time. is not it time we received a deeper realizing of Orthodoxy?
In Light from the Christian East, James Payton supplies us simply that. With a sympathetic eye or even hand, he ushers readers into the realm of Orthodox Christianity--its heritage, theology and non secular practices. In doing so, he clears away the confusion and misunderstandings that frequently hinder non-Orthodox Christians from absolutely appreciating the riches of this historic culture. This ebook is key interpreting for someone attracted to Orthodox Christianity.
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Light from the Christian East: An Introduction to the Orthodox Tradition by James R. Payton Jr.