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Author: Fr Thomas Hopko

The Orthodox Faith Volume One: Doctrine and Scripture

The Orthodox Faith series is intended to provide basic, comprehensive information on the faith and life of the Orthodox Church. The series is a brilliant introduction to those new to the Orthodox faith and is also helpful for teaching you. 

This volume is divided into two parts. The first outlines the doctrinal teachings of the Orthodox Church by looking at its sources, followed by a commentary on the Nicene Creed and an explanation of the doctrine of the Holy Trinity. Part Two contains an explanation of Scripture as the primary source of Christian doctrine with an overview of the contents of both the Old and New Testaments.  248 pages  Paperback

The other three volumes in the series deal with spirituality, worship and church history.

The Orthodox Faith Volume Two: Worship

This volume contains five sections, highlighting different aspects related to worship in the Orthodox Church: the church building; vestments and symbols; the sacraments; the daily cycles of worship; the church year with its fasts and feasts; and the Divine Liturgy.  184 pages  Paperback

The Orthodox Faith Volume Three: Church History

This expanded volume summarizes the primary personalities, controversies, and events of the Christian era through a synopsis of each century, beginning from the birth of the Church through the early 21st century.  320 pages paperback

The Orthodox Faith Volume Four: Spirituality

This volume on Orthodox spirituality deals with the main themes of Christian Life: prayer, fasting, repentance, the virtues, witness in the world, and communion with God.  184 pages paperback

 

About the Author:  Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko (1939–2015) was professor­ of dogmatic theology and served as dean of St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary. Alongside his numerous books and articles, F­r Thomas was also renowned as a gifted speaker and homilist.