Facing East: A Pilgrim's Journey into the Mysteries of Orthodoxy by Frederica Mathewes-Green

Facing East: A Pilgrim's Journey into the Mysteries of Orthodoxy

byFrederica Mathewes-Green

Paperback | February 28, 2006

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The Classic Story of a Family's Pilgrimage
into the Orthodox Church

Veiled in the smoke of incense, the Eastern Orthodox Church has long been an enigma to the Western world. Yet, as Frederica Mathewes-Green discovered, it is a vital, living faith, rich in ritual beauty and steadfast in integrity. Utilizing the framework of the Orthodox calendar, Mathewes-Green chronicles a year in the life of her small Orthodox mission church, eloquently illustrating the joys and blessings an ancient faith can bring to the worshipers of today.

About The Author

Frederica Mathewes-Green is the author of numerous books about early and Eastern Christian spirituality and the Orthodox Church. She is a columnist for Beliefnet.com, a commentator on National Public Radio, and writes movie reviews for National Review Online. She and her husband, Fr. Gregory Mathewes-Green, have three children and fiv...
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Title:Facing East: A Pilgrim's Journey into the Mysteries of OrthodoxyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:February 28, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780060850005

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