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Publication Date: 2016
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.
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 five grandchildren.
“A mine of information about the customs and spiritual life of the Orthodox church...”
Mathewes-Green introduces the reader to the world of the Orthodox in the best possible way.”
“An insider’s view of Orthodox life and practice.”
“I predict Facing East will inspire many to investigate Orthodoxy.”