Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy, the popular lecture/podcast series (and book), is going to be presented in a newly revised, expanded and updated form at St. Paul’s in Emmaus beginning on Nov. 11, 2015.
7:30 – 8:30 PM on WEDNESDAY NIGHTS (Vespers at 6:30pm)
The Rev. Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick
- Nov. 11: Introduction: Orthodoxy, Heterodoxy & Heresy: A general overview of how the Orthodox Church views the non-Orthodox, why doctrine matters, an overview of Christian history, and an examination of ancient heresies.
- Nov. 18 & Dec. 2: Roman Catholicism: The Great Schism of 1054, doctrinal and practical differences (papal supremacy and infallibility, etc.), and why we are not in communion. (NO CLASS NOV. 25.)
- Dec. 9 & 16: Churches of the Magisterial Reformation: Lutherans, Calvinists, Presbyterians, Dutch Reformed, Anglicans, Episcopalians, Methodists, Wesleyans.
- Dec. 23 & Jan. 13: Churches of the Radical Reformation: Anabaptists, Brethren, Mennonites, Moravians, Baptists, Independents, Restorationists, Seventh-day Adventists. (NO CLASS DEC. 30 OR JAN. 6.)
- Jan. 20 & 27: Revivalism & Evangelicalism: The Great Awakenings, Evangelicalism, Mega-Churches and the revolution in worship.
- Feb. 3 & 10: Pentecostalism: Pentecostalism, the Charismatic Movement, Word of Faith and the Prosperity Gospel.
- Feb. 17 & 24: Non-Mainstream Christian Groups: Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, Christian Science, Unitarian Universalists, Unification Church (“Moonies”).
- Mar. 2 & 9: Non-Christians: Judaism, Islam, Druze, Zoroastrianism, Mandaeism, Yazidism, Baha’i, Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Shintoism & Animism, Wicca, Neo-paganism, Neo-Gnosticism, Scientology.
Time for Q&A will follow each talk, which will be roughly an hour at most.
The talks (but not Q&A) will be recorded and uploaded to Ancient Faith Radio.