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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Peter Edward Gillquist  July 13, — July 1,  was an American necoming in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America and retired chairman of the archdiocese’s department of missions and evangelism.
Sometimes they look overseas, for example to Anglican bishops in Africa, as a possible place where they could come and live under orthorox oversight. It is definitely a story about the search for truth!
Peter Gilquist spearheaded the evangelical exodus for Constantinople. Do you think the Evangelical Orthodox movement has changed the world? Out there, both within some of these huge denominations and also within orthodkx newer communions and the independent churches, there are so many people who are biblically oriented, who are Christ-centered, gillquizt hearts are given toward outreach and help for the poor and so on.
Perhaps he is carrying over quite a few Evangelical prejudices. We simply encouraged each other to stay the course. It lends itself to a surprisingly greater level of take-away on major theology tenets separating Orthodoxy and Protestantism, whereas other books, for me at least, I find myself bunkered down carefully slaving over every paragraph like it were an Orthodox treatise. Fr Guilquist becominf many other leaders of this movement started their Christian occupations in the s and gillsuist as activists for Campus Crusade for Christ.
Apr 27, Dimmy-jimmy rated it really liked it. The notes that accompany the text I think are a significant help to both Orthodox and non-Orthodox, and there are quite a number of people who have become Orthodox through reading the Orthodox Study Bible [New Testament, published in ].
We see the tattoos, nose-rings, attitudes, but do we hear the cries of the heart from young people searching for truth? The last letter St.
I would say the greatest favor we can do to help those befoming are not Orthodox is to fully live this spiritual life. May 01, Patrick Williams rated it liked it. These things do not make a good context for aggressive, godly evangelism. What do you hope to see when you get out? Appealing to apostolic tradition simply begs the question. An excellent summary of Fr Peter’s journey to the Orthodox faith. I would recommend this book for the first part mainly from my perspective but it is a good story or biography of one groups hillquist from Protestantism to the Orthodox Church and a very,very basic introduction to theology from an orthodox perspective some of this was boring to me, though.
Secondly, we would have sought out the oversight of canonical bishops much sooner—we were not clear on that, and we appointed some of ourselves bishops. They discovered bdcoming the Church had becooming three-tiered division of authority, with bishops defending the faith, and priests and deacons serving the flocks of faithful. I would say we probably were not good at communicating some of the things that we learned about Orthodoxy that were different from what we knew as Protestants.
From Becoming Orthodox to Being Orthodox: AGAIN Interviews Fr. Peter Gillquist /
He hints–correctlythat the table of contents page in the Bible is also tradition. That is, Jesus had people leave Him, notably Judas and others. What mistakes were made along the way? Well, of course the answer is yes and no.
But because of the flux it was very difficult to ask them to make a commitment to go on that journey with us. You cited as an example a couple of Episcopal dioceses that are leaving the Episcopal Church. 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 petef New Testament Church went. Fr Guilquist’s writing is entertaining and smooth-flowing.
We are not Eastern! However, they were able to meet with the Patriarch of Antioch during his historic visit ortjodox Los Angeles that year. From Becoming Orthodox to Being Orthodox: 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.
Lists gillqukst This Book. Out there, both within some of these huge denominations and also within the newer communions and the independent churches, there are so many people who are biblically oriented, who are Christ-centered, whose hearts are given toward outreach and help for the poor and so on.
Have these shown any indication that they are seriously considering entering the Orthodox fold? Mar 03, Lisa Wuertz rated it really liked it.
As early as AD St. Yet, they had no idea what such a church should look like. We all remember back to some of the weird stuff that happened in the charismatic movement, some of the excesses, in the seventies and the years that followed.
Be realistic, but dream a little. A nice narrative covering the process of a nondenominational church trying to model the historical new testament church and in the process converting to Orthodoxy. Is this what you envisioned it would be in ?
For anyone following the path to Orthodoxy, or perhaps interested in seeing a convert’s journey to the faith, this is a orfhodox book to read!