Download PDF by John P. Burgess: Encounters with Orthodoxy: How Protestant Churches Can

By John P. Burgess

whilst writer and theologian John P. Burgess first travelled to Russia, he hoped to extend his theological horizons and discover the rebirth of the Orthodox Church because the fall of Communism. yet what he came across replaced a few basic assumptions approximately his personal culture of North American Protestantism. during this e-book, Burgess asks how an stumble upon with Orthodoxy may also help Protestants higher see either strengths and weaknesses in their personal culture. In a time during which North American Protestantism is in decline—membership has now fallen to less than 50% of the population—Russian Orthodoxy might help Protestants reconsider the ways that they worship, train, and unfold the gospel. Burgess considers Orthodox rituals, icons, saints and miracles, monastic existence, and Eucharistic theology and perform. He then explores even if and the way Protestants can use components of Orthodoxy to reform church life.

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