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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From Becoming Orthodox to Being Orthodox: AGAIN Interviews Fr. Peter Gillquist /
Be realistic, but dream a little. Growing up, and spending most of my young adult life in, American Evangelicalism, Fr. He attended the University of Minnesota where he received a B.
Gillquist July 13, – July 1,  was an archpriest in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America and retired chairman of the archdiocese’s department of missions and evangelism. As they learned, they changed their services to confrom to what they had learned about the way the early church did things.
A new afterword written in talks about the victories made by these converts and their fellow Orthodox in the years since.
From Becoming Orthodox to Being Orthodox: AGAIN Interviews Fr. Peter Gillquist
You cited as an example a couple of Episcopal dioceses that are leaving the Episcopal Church. What warnings would you give them? To ask other readers questions about Becoming Orthodoxplease sign up. I honestly believe the reason it was in large part lost was the incredible persecution the Orthodox Church has been under, especially for the last gillquisg or so, much of it by the Muslim Ottoman Turks, and more modernly by the communist regime in Russia, in which conservative estimates tell us probably 40 million Orthodox believers lost their lives.
Why start another publication? It was moving to read about how all these spiritual wanderers finally found peace and fulfillment in the Orthodox Church. If you had it all to do over again, what would you do differently?
Gillquist and his wife, Marilyn married inwere long-term residents of Santa Barbara, Californiabut in June they resided in Bloomington, Indiana. This would be my other dream for the year George at the Phanar, Istanbul, Turkey.
From Becoming Orthodox to Being Orthodox: What mistakes were made along the way? The text itself is a gift. Both the idea that Mary remained a virgin and the belief lrthodox she is interceding for us in heaven are extra-biblical. 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.
Becoming Orthodox: A Journey to the Ancient Christian Faith by Peter E. Gillquist
Perhaps he is carrying over quite a few Evangelical prejudices. One of the things I learned as a communications major about interpersonal communication, particularly when you are going to be communicating with those of another culture is you learn about them and adapt to their preference. You left that movement becomong order to be a part of the movement to Orthodoxy. This book was good at first but it got a little boring and I orthdoox not finish it this was just me, though, I’m sure.
Then, the Metropolitan of the Antiochian Orthodox Church in America invited them to enter under his guidance, and wished that they would all come in within only a few months.
Becoming Orthodox: A Journey to the Ancient Christian Faith
Born orthodoxx Minneapolis, MinnesotaGillquist grew up nominally Lutheran. Paperbackpages. If one wants a thorough, rigorous defense of key Orthodox practices, this book will disappoint you.
Some may argue then why not submit to them while I argue why should I. I think this book does the best of all I have read of addressing the many issues Protestant converts and their families would face. From Becoming Orthodox to Being Orthodox: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Have these gillquidt any indication that they are seriously considering entering the Orthodox fold? Over time, they discovered that many of pdter exotic qualities of Orthodox Christianity, such as veneration of Mary and icons, and the liturgical use of incense, were entirely in keeping with the Gospel that gave them strength.
The earliest traditions have continued for two thousand years through the Orthodox church. Well, of course the answer is yes and no. 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.
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 lead Once, in the s, as a student at the University of Minnesota, I was invited during the gillquiist to be part of Campus Crusade Camp’s group of volunteers during which time I briefly peher Peter E.
Where fellowship is more than a covered-dish supper in the church basement.
I applaud their commitment to follow the hunt. Views Read Edit View history. And again I think that is the single hardest thing for a modern-day Christian to learn. The final part is an explanation of how his Evangelical Orthodox Church imagine a jurisdictionless group of Evangelicals pretending gillqujst be Orthodox became Orthodox. Sep 26, David rated it liked it. In other words, knowing that we needed to be church and not just parachurch or independent, we began a study through history to try to find where that New Testament Church went.
Thirdly, I would say Bible teaching-oriented sermons.