Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog. The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education. All items featured can be purchased by downloading the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog or by using use the fillable order form.
Great Books and Teaching Guides – Bibles & Scriptural Resources for Children Ages 7 to 12
Looking to foster the faith of your Young Children? A range of excellent Bibles and Scriptural Resources are available to keep your children engaged.
A partial list and summary of these excellent publications includes:
God Is With Us-Bible Stories for Children by Sophie Koulomzin
This Orthodox book of Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments is illustrated in iconographic style. Bible Stories include Creation, Noah, Mosts and the Life and Ministry of Jesus. A joy to use at home or church. (Ages 8 – 12)
Children’s Bible Reader by Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
This Children’s Bible Reader handsomely brings to life the central stories of the Old Testament and the New Testament and makes them accessible to children. Translated from the Greek Bible Society’s acclaimed work, this English edition with its easy-to-understand text and excellent iconographic illustrations will certainly illumine the hearts and minds of our children and strengthen their faith as they read these inspiring stories from our sacred Scriptures. Hard cover. (Ages 7–11)
What better way to present the fascinating facts, trivia, lessons and really cool stuff hidden in the pages of the Bible than through an almanac style full-color book? This highly designed reference book will engage kids with hundreds of lists, time- lines, quizzes, maps and other captivating details about Biblical times and the people and stories of the Bible itself. 256 pages. (Ages 8–12)
One Hundred Bible Stories
Contains more than 200 pages of Bible stories, each illustrated with a beautiful full- color picture, designed to catch the attention of young readers and impress upon them the excitement of learning biblical history. An excellent tool for imparting the Gospel story to children. Each story is told in the language of the Bible, has explanatory notes, and suggests a memory text and prayer or hymn stanza. (Ages 8–12)
HOW TO ORDER FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
To learn more about these excellent publications and how to order, visit religioused.goarch.org; and view new releases and seasonal flyers, browse or download the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog and fillable order forms. To order, call (800) 566-1088, fax (617) 850-1489 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published on behalf of Dr. Anton C. Vrame, Phd, Director, Department of Religious Education.
MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE
The mission of the Department of Religious Education is to serve the parishes and dioceses of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America by providing materials and services that will advance their programs of religious education.
The Department also serves individuals, organizations, military bases, ecumenical groups, and overseas parishes with catechetical resources that advance the spiritual admonition to:
“Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ”
2 Peter 3:18
To learn more about the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, click here.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION DIRECTOR – DR. ANTON C. VRAME
Anton C. Vrame, Ph.D., is Director of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. He was appointed Director of the Department by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, effective January 1, 2007. Dr. Vrame is Adjunct Associate Professor of Religious Education at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.
He is the author of The Educating Icon: Teaching Wisdom and Holiness in the Orthodox Way (Holy Cross Orthodox Press). In this book, he proposes a theory or theology of education for the Orthodox Christian Church based on the art, theology, and life of the Byzantine icon. He is also the editor of three other books, and the author of journal articles and chapters in books on Orthodox Christian Religious Education, published both in English and Greek.