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Journeys to Orthodoxy?
26-09-2006, 11:36 AM
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Journeys to Orthodoxy?
Dear Michael,

Yes, I think it is important that we try to get this off the ground, not least because of the dispersed nature of our 'community'.

I am at a much earlier stage than yourself, having become a catechumen only this past Saturday, when Abba Seraphim received me into this first stage of my journey towards being fully Orthodox.

I am interested to know from others how they found their way to whatever point they are at. For me it was the growing realisation that Anglicanism had gone to a place I could not follow it and that it was never coming back. This was disconcerting, and the precise process that led me to the BOC rather defies reconstruction, since it came through reading and on line searches; but I am glad I have found it.

Peter and Abba Seraphim have been most supportive, and I am eager to know from those further down the line, or indeed at any stages, what they have found helpful in terms of a growing knowledge of Orthodoxy.

Bishop Kallistos' books were obvious ways in, but I have also found some of Matthew the Poor's books helpful. What other suggestions do people have?

In Christ

John

In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. (1 John 4:10)
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Messages In This Thread
Journeys to Orthodoxy? - John Charmley - 26-09-2006 11:36 AM
[] - Michael Kennedy - 26-09-2006, 03:40 PM
Journeys - John Charmley - 27-09-2006, 01:40 PM
[] - Paul Harrison - 29-09-2006, 10:30 PM
[] - Paul Harrison - 03-10-2006, 08:38 AM
On the road - John Charmley - 03-10-2006, 02:20 PM
Catechumenate - Michael Kennedy - 03-10-2006, 08:33 PM
On the road - John Charmley - 04-10-2006, 09:15 AM



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