Christianity before the Bible

Christianity before the Bible

“The Church came from Jesus, the Canon came from the Church.” In his new book, The Making of the New Testament: Church, Gospel, and Canon, Rev. Theodore G. Stylianopoulos ​recounts the struggles and even conflicts that were addressed in the early church, through the eyes of an Orthodox Christian theologian....

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The Incredible Life in the Early Church

The Incredible Life in the Early Church

Listen to this powerful and beautiful description of the early Church from the book of Acts, which we read during this post-Paschal season: The first Christians continued steadfastly in the apostles TEACHINGS. They SHARED ALL THINGS in common, even selling their possessions to help those in need. They PRAYED DAILY...

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The Family Unit in the Early Church

The Family Unit in the Early Church

Without the imminent return of our Lord, could it be our fire has gone out?  Now that we have less to lose, have we become lukewarm?  The Very Rev. Dr. Harry Pappas, Associate Professor of Scripture at St. Vladimir’s Seminary and priest of Archangels Greek Orthodox Church in Stamford, CT, speaks...

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