Book Review: Through Western Eyes

Through Western Eyes: Eastern Orthodoxy: A Reformed Perspective By Robert Letham The growing awareness of Eastern Orthodoxy among Evangelicals has resulted in a number of books giving an overview of Eastern Orthodoxy.  Among them is Robert Letham’s Through Western Eyes (2007).  Pastor Letham is a minister of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church and has taught at several well known Reformed seminaries. Through Western Eyes has three main sections.  The first consists of a…

My Posting Policy

Gavin asked a very important question about this blog.  I decided to turn his question into a blog posting. Hey Robert, I found your blog through a friend’s facebook link.  Looks interesting.  Just curious: since your blog is “intended to serve as a meeting place where Calvinists and Orthodox can dialogue, ask questions, exchange opinions, and debate matters of faith in a civil manner,” will you be having Calvinists or evangelicals posting…

Doug Wilson on Eastern Orthodoxy

Doug Wilson is pastor of Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho.  He is a Reformed theologian and serves on the faculty of New Saint Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho. Podcasts 1 and 2 were uploaded June 3, 2010 by CanonWired, a ministry of Canon Press. Ask Doug: Eastern Orthodoxy Part I Gabe Rench: We have a question that came in regarding Eastern Orthodoxy.  What is the Reformed response to Eastern Orthodoxy? Doug Wilson:…

Ligonier Ministries on Eastern Orthodoxy

After years of obscurity on the American religious landscape, Eastern Orthodoxy is beginning to catch the attention to Evangelical leaders.  In 2004, Ligonier Ministries sponsored a national conference “A Portrait of God” which featured: J. Ligon Duncan III, R.C. Sproul and John MacArthur.  At one of the Q&A sessions, the moderator noted that he had received several questions about Eastern Orthodoxy. It is unfortunate that these well known Reformed theologians made erroneous…

Welcome!

Recently, there has been a growing openness among Christians in the Reformed tradition to Eastern Orthodoxy.  The OrthodoxBridge is intended to serve as a meeting place where Calvinists and Orthodox can dialogue, ask questions, exchange opinions, and debate matters of faith in a civil manner. The title has several meanings.  One, a bridge serves as a connection that reaches across a deep gap.  Two, a bridge brings people together for friendly dialogue…