By faith alone: wrong. By scripture alone: wrong. Endlessly reinvigorating the ever decaying corpse of our traditions, faith, and culture: correct. The Bible is not the book of God, but the book of the Church and its expression of God through the lens of the community of God. Without tradition and history informing you why … Continue reading Protestant traditions are a rejection of Christian traditions.
'The Holy Scriptures: The first place we give to the Holy Scriptures: the Bible, Old and New Testaments. The Bible is understood by Orthodox Christians to be the principal written record of the experience by God's people of God's revealing Himself to them. It is understood that the Church, therefore, wrote the Bible. The Bible is the word of … Continue reading The Bible and Orthodox Tradition.
Biblical study: The Orthodox Study Bible, New Testament and Psalms (St. Athanasius Academy, 1997). The Orthodox Study Bible (St. Athanasius Academy of Orthodox Theology, 2008). Prayer: The Jesus Prayer by Bishop Kallistos Ware (Catholic Truth Society, 2014). Prayer book (Holy Trinity Monastery, 2011). Daily Prayers for Orthodox Christians (www.john-that-theologian.com, 2012). Songs of Time and Season by Andrew Stephen Damick (2004). On the Invocation of the Name of Jesus by Lev … Continue reading Eastern Orthodox Christianity beginner’s reading list.