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Making God Real in the Orthodox Christian Home
In the "domestic church," parents, like the Orthodox priest, represent God to their children. Here is a wonderful book filled with ideas to help Orthodox Christian parents become effective religious educators in their own homes.The first part is titled Some Practical Things to Do, and the second part is titled Some Practical Things to Think about and Do. 250 pages
Soft bound, 250 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Light & Life Publishing Company
(first published 1977)
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What an inspiring little book! It's easy to read because it's broken into many brief chapters--perfect for a busy mother of young children. It is filled with good ideas for incorporating the Orthodox faith into daily life at home. Many of these things are well established practices in our home, but there are plenty of other helpful suggestions therein which have inspired me to develop for our children an even richer environment of faith. Within this book is also contained encouragement for the ...more
Rather useful ideas and suggestions, but this book seemed to skim over the surface of things. I think examples or stories of how things worked when implemented would have been a good addition to the structure.