The V. Rev. Fr. Peter Gillquist, Chair of the Antiochian Archdiocese Department of Missions and Evangelism and the publisher of AGAIN, was interviewed by the. More than just an apologia for becoming Eastern Orthodox, Peter Gillquist’s book is an important chapter in the history of American Evangelicalism. Gillquist. Fr. Peter Gillquist, Chair of the Antiochian Archdiocese Department of Missions and Evangelism and the publisher of AGAIN, was interviewed by the magazine.
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Gillquist discusses these tenets subjectively as it relates to his This book is one that keeps to a very simple purpose and executes it well. This group became known as the Antiochian Evangelical Orthodox Mission, lasting until when its parishes were absorbed into the standard diocesan framework of the archdiocese.
In other words, knowing that we needed to be church and not just parachurch or independent, we began a study through history to gillquits to find where that New Testament Becomibg went.
Mar 03, Lisa Wuertz rated it really liked it. If you had a time machine and could go back towhat would you say to this group of 2, evangelicals who were moving toward Orthodoxy? Over time, however, they became jaded by their work, because many converts fell away after the initial dedication.
It was interesting for me to read his book because its content added to my understanding of what happened to some of the Campus Crusade for Christ leaders–Ray Nethery, and Peter Gillquist being two persons that I met. Books by Peter E. We simply encouraged each other to stay the course.
S This book was good at first but it got a little boring and I could not finish it this was just me, though, I’m sure. If you had it all to do over again, what would you do differently? Gillquist and other EOC leaders traveled to Istanbul to meet with Patriarch Demetrios I of Constantinople but were unable to complete any substantial progress toward their goal.
This page was last edited on 4 Julyat He simply could not handle that it was anything more than a symbol. As early as AD St. The most interesting section was the first section describing how so many Campus Crusade for Christ staff reverse engineered Apostolic Christianity by analyzing primary sources with an open mind.
Things are to be done as St. This book is a good resource for answering questions, that evangelicals might have.
From Becoming Orthodox to Being Orthodox: AGAIN Interviews Fr. Peter Gillquist
I just find much of it very Eastern and not at all like Western culture or appealing to Western culture. We had them by the thousands. While at university he became involved with the Campus Crusade for Christ evangelistic organization and became a born-again Christian.
Gillquist and so many former evangelicals, you may find to steal a quote from a Roman Catholic p Growing up, and spending most of my young adult life in, American Evangelicalism, Fr.
I knew little of the orthrodox faith,the book was good but,it dealt more with his journey than the faith itself. By we had formed an order called the New Covenant Apostolic Order, which was a base of fellowship and a working relationship between those of us who were on this pilgrimage. This admirable journey culminated in joining the Orthodox Church.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. As they learned, they changed their services to confrom to what they had learned about the way the early church did things. It is definitely a story about the search for truth! They found that the early Church was liturgical, retaining a Judaic structure of worship after the expulsion from the synagogues, and that it was built around the Eucharist, which was seen as no mere commemoration but as a true orthodod of faith.
From Becoming Orthodox to Being Orthodox: AGAIN Interviews Fr. Peter Gillquist /
Church tradition is as important as scripture in the OC and in the case of their beliefs about Mary, it is held above scripture. You win a lot of battles and you lose a few. But because of the flux it was very difficult to ask them to make a commitment to go on that journey with us. He gives the most becoimng for his beliefs in this section. Views Read Edit View history. Well, of course the answer is yes and no.