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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 Orthodox Christian Bibles and Scriptural Resources for Young Children
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:
- A Child’s First Bible by Kenneth N. Taylor
- Includes 125 well-known Bible stories told in a clear, easy-to-understand style. Simple questions at the end of each story are designed to highlight important truths. Perfect for taking to church or using at home, this colorfully illustrated first Bible is sure to be a favorite with young children. Hard cover, 255 pages. (Ages 3–7)
- My First Hands-On Bible by Tyndale & Group Publishing
- Go from just reading the Bible with your kids to experiencing it! My First Hands-On Bible does what no other Bible can—it brings the Bible to life with fun activities, prayers and games that tie directly to the Bible stories. 85 exciting stories with colorful, original illustrations that are sure to engage young hearts, giving them a priceless foundation of faith in God. Hard cover, 415 pages. (Ages 3–6)
- Psalms for Young Children by Marie-Hélène Delval; Arno, illus.
- A must see volume! From joy and wonder to sadness and regret, the emotions and imagery of the Psalms are paraphrased in this collection for young children. The book is expressively illustrated and faithful to the spirit of the full text. Hard cover, 88 pages. (Ages 4–8)
- The Bible for Young People by Zoe Kanavas, Spencer T. Kezios, trans., and Christos Gousides, illus.
- Beautifully illustrated Bible stories from both the Old and New Testaments for young readers. Translated from the Greek, the stories are theo- logically Orthodox and written in a fascinating style that will keep the interest of both independent readers and the very young during story time. Hard cover, 162 pages. (Ages 4–12)
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.
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