Truth: Why Differences Matter

Class Materials

Primary reference: Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy: Finding the Way to Christ in a Complicated Religious Landscape (2017 edition) by Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick.

In Orthodoxy & Heterodoxy, Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick covers the gamut of ancient heresies, modern Christian denominations, fringe groups, and major world religions, highlighting the main points of each faith. This book is an invaluable reference for anyone who wants to understand the faiths of those they come in contact with—as well as their own.

The Very Rev. Archpriest Andrew Stephen Damick is pastor of St. Paul Orthodox Church of Emmaus, Pennsylvania, and author of multiple books from Ancient Faith Publishing. He is host of the Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy and Roads from Emmaus podcasts on Ancient Faith Radio, as well as editor-in-chief and author (respectively) of blogs of the same name, and co-host of The Areopagus podcast. 


Session 1: Truth

    Slides

    Audio

    Time Line


Session 2: Othodox Spirituality compared to Western Spirituality

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   Article "The Truth of Orthodoxy" by Nikolai Berdyaev

               Translated by Alvian Smirensky

               An interesting and thoughtful article on the nature of Orthodox Spirituality 


Session 3: Doctrine differences with Roman Catholic Church

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   Audio


Session 4: Magisterial Reformation

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   Article: The True Church and the American Church: How Protestant Ecclesiology Got Here


Session 5: Radical Reformation

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   VideoSinners in the Hands of an angry God - Fire and Brimstone sermon by Jonathan Edwards