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 Young Adults
Looking to foster the faith of your Young Adults? 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:
The New Testament & Psalms: Orthodox Youth Edition is a true pocket-size volume for teens and young adults. This much-anticipated edition sup- ports growth in faith and knowledge, with tools for studying Scripture and enhancing daily prayer. This Bible features a historical introduction to the Orthodox Christian Church, an Orthodox approach to reading Scrip- ture, morning and evening prayers, a daily Bible reading guide, maps, lists of the miracles and parables of Christ, as well as several icons. Perfect for daily use, travel, college and anywhere else on the go.
This is Today’s English Version translation, and includes Apocryphal and Deuterocanonical books located in a separate section between the Old and the New Testaments. Illustrated with line drawings, it is ideal for religious education classes and prayer groups.
A Lamp by My Feet – An Introduction to the Bible by Shannon Sakellariou
With this zine, students develop the confi- dence needed to light their path with the lamp of Scripture. Students learn to study God’s message to the world by asking, “What does this text say about Christ, and how does it apply to my life?” ThThe zine also introduces the kinds of books in the Bible and how they came to be there. The Teacher Guide provides practice tangling with difficult passages. (Age 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.