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Orthodox Christians in America

John H. Erickson

Orthodox Christians in America

by John H. Erickson

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • Orthodox Eastern Church -- United States -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Traces the evolution of the Orthodox Christian faith in America from its origins in the late 1700s through the 1990s, highlighting notable events and significant individuals in the history of the religion.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-138) and index.

    StatementJohn H. Erickson.
    SeriesReligion in American life
    The Physical Object
    Pagination141 p. :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23244954M
    ISBN 100195108523
    LC Control Number99019901

      [Option 3: The Founders Were Orthodox Christians] Third, we might mean that the founders were orthodox Christians. In some cases—for example, with Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Jay, Roger Sherman, and John Witherspoon—there is abundant evidence that they embraced and articulated orthodox Christian ideas. Today, the main way a man becomes an Orthodox priest in America is by completing an program at an Orthodox seminary, the biggest being Holy Cross, St. Vladimir's, and St. Tikhon's. All of these seminaries opened at the same time -- -- and initially, they didn't offer master's.

    This book outlines the evolution of Orthodox Christian dogma, which emerged for the first time in 33A.D., before shifting its focus to American Orthodoxy, tracing its origins back to the first Greek and Russian immigrants in the s.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Orthodox Christians in America by John H. Erickson, , Oxford University Press edition, in EnglishPages:

    “In , Fr. Vladimir Prislopsky and many far-sighted laymen and clergy organized the Federated Russian Orthodox Clubs as a national organization uniting Orthodox Christians in . Orthodox Christian Journal (OCJ) OCJ Orthodox Christian JOURNAL© is the official publication of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America Send all articles, photos and information to: Nicholas D. Ressetar, Editor Green Street Harrisburg, PA .


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