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Facing East A Pilgrim's Journey into the Mysteries of Orthodoxy

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ISBN-10: 0060654988

ISBN-13: 9780060654986

Edition: N/A

Authors: Frederica Mathewes-Green

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"He was an Episcopal priest, but he was standing in an Orthodox church on this Saturday night and thinking about the Truth. At the altar a gold-robed priest strode back and forth swinging incense,...a small choir was singing in haunting harmony, voices twining in a capella simplicity...the ancient words of this vesperal service had been chanted for more than a millennium. Lex orandi, lex orandi; what people pray shapes what they believe.... "She was his wife, and she was standing next to him thinking about her feet. They hurt" Frederica Mathewes-Green became an unexpected companion on her husband's pilgrimage into a faith that is as novel to us in the West as it is ancient in the East.…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/2/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Frederica Mathewes-Green (BA, University of South Carolina; MA, Virginia Episcopal Seminary) is an author, commentator, and Orthodox Christian. She is a regular contributor to Christianity Today, Focus on the Family-Citizen, and Touchstone.