I've since read several of FMG's book, but I like this one best of all.
Overall, I found the book interesting, and I can't say that I wasn't happy to finally read it, but as for the kind of book that I was expecting, that it was not.
There are many moments throughout the book where I was stunned by the beauty of God and of her love for Him and of the treasures within Orthodoxy.
Easy to read and great positional piece about Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Good for those wishing to go deeper in understanding.Published 5 months ago by lyralong
I've read many reviews about this book and I have to say that fore most, this is not a theological book! Read morePublished 21 months ago by Kenny R. Earickson
A wonderfully intimate and sometimes humorous peek into the life of the family of an Orthodox priest. As a potential catechumen, I really enjoyed it.Published 22 months ago by De Anne Maisano
When I first inquired into Orthodoxy, this was one of several books that was recommended. I've since read several of FMG's book, but I like this one best of all. Why? Read morePublished on October 23, 2010 by Sabrina M. Messenger
This book is even better than Bishop Kallistos Ware's indispensable book, that is more commonly recommended to folks that express an interest in the EO Church. Read morePublished on July 26, 2010 by Jason A. Gagnon
I purchased this book to gain some factual knowledge about Orthodoxy, which it delivered. What I didn't expect, however, was the deeply moving personal context provided by the... Read morePublished on April 27, 2010 by Not Born Yesterday
This is a very informative and descriptive book for anyone who is interested in the Orthodox religion. Read morePublished on August 20, 2009 by L. Case
At first glance in the store, this book fueled my interest in the Orthodox Church. Further, the easy style of writing made me feel very comfortable. Read morePublished on June 11, 2006 by BBFK,MDiv
This book is beautifully written and gives you a front row seat in the early life of an Orthodox mission parish! Mrs. Read morePublished on September 2, 2005 by Iris E. Houdyshel