The Orthodox Christian Church: History, Beliefs, and Practices

  • by Prof. Peter Bouteneff DPhil
  • Narrated by Prof. Peter Bouteneff DPhil
  • 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Lecture

Publisher's Summary

What was the significance of Pope John Paul II's visit to Greece, the first such papal visit in 1,291 years? Why are people so fascinated in learning about the Orthodox Church, the world's second largest Christian community?
Explore the fascinating history, theology, and practices that 250 million Orthodox Christians claim as their own, and discover the differences and similarities between Orthodoxy and Catholicism with this incredible series.
The Orthodox Church is the second largest Christian community in the world after the Roman Catholic Church. In this exceptionally well-taught audio course, you will explore the rich history, theology, liturgy, and traditions of Orthodoxy. You will have many "aha" moments as you recognize the differences and similarities between Catholicism and the Eastern Christianity. This series covers the entire odyssey of an ancient church and its faith into the present day. Whether your interests lie in history, theology, ecumenism, or esthetics, you will find this course clear, enjoyable, and hugely interesting.


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Customer Reviews

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If I've heard a better lecture series I can't remember when. the lecturer is erudite, eloquent, and thoroughly invested in the subject matter.
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- Justin Sproles

Nice overview

Nice concise overview of the Orthodox church and its central teachings. Well presented. A very well ordered discussion with good jump off points and references
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- Marcus Fidel

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-25-2017
  • Publisher: Now You Know Media Inc.