Adult Education – Subtle Idols
“Subtle Idols – The Not So Obvious Things that Keep Our Hearts from God.”
The Scriptures and the Holy Fathers warn us repeatedly about the dangers idols and idolatry. Money, power, and hedonism are the more obvious things they warn us about. But they also warn us about much more subtle forms of idolatry that we can easily and unconsciously fall into. In this week’s class, we will explore these subtle idols, how to recognize them in our lives, and what to do about them to guard our hearts.
To support our adults, St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, MD offers adult religious education every Sunday from September through May. These are not classes on high theology that are difficult to understand. They focus on the “down to earth” and practical ways we should understand our Orthodox Christian faith. In His parables to the masses, Christ always used practical examples from everyday life that His audience could relate to in order to help them understand God. St. George adult education uses the same model and spirit. Its goal is to help our adults create an understanding and ever increasing consciousness of God in their hearts and minds so that living the faith becomes as natural as breathing. View more Adult Study Classes HERE
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