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!

Websites to begin


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