Orthodox Christianity

Recommended Reading:

  • Indication of the Way into the Kingdom of Heaven, St. Innocent of Alaska
  • Becoming Orthodox, Fr. Peter Gillquist
  • Surprised by Christ, Bernstein
  • The Orthodox Church, Kallistos Ware
  • Rock and Sand, Fr. Josiah Trenham
  • On the Priesthood (1984) by St. John Chrysostom
  • Ask for the Ancient Paths, by Guirguis
  • The Way of the Ascetics (1985) by Tito Colliander
  • The Beginnings of a Life of Prayer (1985) by Archimandrite Irenei (Sternberg)
  • One flew over the Onion Dome by Fr. Honeycutt
  • Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy, Fr. Andrew Damick
  • Entering the Orthodox Church (or The Mind of the Church) by Metropolitan Hierotheos Vlahos
  • Everywhere Present – Fr. Stephen Freeman
  • Welcoming Gifts – Fr. Jeremy Davis
  • Introduction to God – Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick
  • The Orthodox Way – Met. Kallistos Ware
  • The Eastern Orthodox Church – John McGuckin
  • Know the Faith – Michael Shanbour
  • Introducing the Orthodox Church – Anthony M. Coniaris
  • Understanding the Orthodox Liturgy – Fr. Michel Najim

You don’t have to read them all but start and read as many as you can. You will learn so much!

Podcasts to Start Your Journey:


Also recommended podcasts (Found At Ancient Faith Radio):

The Arena

Glory to God

Roads from Emmaus

Rain in the Desert

No Other Foundation

Recommended Video Links:


Intro to Orthodoxy Lectures (All Catechumens should attend these lectures in person if possible):

1: https://youtu.be/E6-48I_sGD0
2: https://youtu.be/yyzDpnbMpeg
3: https://youtu.be/2PP_mZuD2og
4: https://youtu.be/z9lN4VvDcFQ
5: https://youtu.be/RJhCQh_OvmU
6: https://youtu.be/sv4k1ZKS0po
7: https://youtu.be/f4gf5xPFrlo
8: https://youtu.be/1XxleBnlSKQ