The Orthodox Christian Church: History, Beliefs, and Practices
Date: August 2008
Duration: 1 hours 30 minutes
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.
This course is part of the Learn25 collection and includes a free PDF study guide.