What is Eastern Orthodoxy Anyway? It's being much-mentioned and much-lauded during all the millennial celebrations, but what, really, is this "Christian" faith that's so unfamiliar to most Western Protestants? Here's an introduction. Dr. Alexander Melnyk is a professor of bio-chemistry at Vanier College in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and is also currently a candidate for a master of divinity degree at St. Andrew's College, a Ukrainian Orthodox theological school attached to the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg.
The Word Made Visible Christians in the Middle Ages may have been largely illiterate, but they were not ignorant of the Bible. Richard C. Leonard is president of Laudemont Ministries. He was Scripture editor for "The Complete Library of Christian Worship" (Abbott Martyn, 1993).