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.
A partial list and summary of these excellent publications includes:
Bread of Life by Theodore Stylianopoulos
St. Gregory of Nyssa’s Homilies on the Lord’s Prayer – Translation and Study Guideby Theodore Stylianopoulos and Frank Marangos
An excellent resource for studying the Lord’s Prayer and its application for the busy, contem- porary life of Orthodox Christians. Includes the main text of St. Gregory’s interpretation on the Lord’s Prayer, a sidebar of scriptural, theological and ethical refer- ences useful in relating the meaning of the text to the reader’s life experience, and study questions designed to promote faith-sharing discussions. Spiral bound, 84 pages.
A Year of the Lord Liturgical Bible Studies by Theodore Stylianopoulos
This series combines the witness of the Bible and Orthodox worship. The biblical readings prescribed for the Orthodox liturgical year are meaningfully related to the holy days and sea- sons of the Church calendar. Intended for adults and young adults, this series of Bible Studies may be used effectively for religious education and spiritual renewal both in group study as well as private meditation.
Come, Receive the Light – Sixteen Bible Studies, vols. I & II by Theodore Stylianopoulos
Each volume includes 16 studies that provide young people with an honest, direct and practical approach to the challenges confronting all Christians. Topics such as the nature of Christ, the Cross, prayer, and discipleship are related to appropriate scriptural passages.
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.