Book Review - Orthodox Christian Network

Foretaste of Paradise

I read Catherine’s Pascha, written by Charlotte Riggle and illustrated by R J Hughes, on Clean Monday. It seemed appropriate that right after Compline and the Canon of St. Andrew of Crete, I sat down and read a delightful and evocative children’s picture book about the purpose of this long, arduous, Read more…

Nearly Orthodox, by Angela Doll Carson

One of the advantages of reading a poet’s conversion memoir is that you don’t get the typical chronological, straight-through narrative. While many of the straight-forward conversion stories are well written, engaging, and informative, Angela’s book is all that as well as being lyrical, metaphorical, and more than usually insightful. Angela Read more…