Salvation History - New life, Church History

New Life, Church History.

The Church’s history records the progress of Christ’s work throughout the course of the human experience.

History in Orthodoxy has a theological importance because of the incarnation of Jesus Christ, that just as God chose to become a physical, living, breathing human being, he also chooses to work in and through human history to bring about salvation. Thus, the Church’s history becomes a sacred history, not in the same sense as the Biblical history which forms the salvation story itself, but rather as a record of the continued effects of the salvation story in the experience of man.

Article Read Time Hit Count Written by
Descent of the Holy Spirit 5 mins 4533 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
The Royal Ministry of Christ in His Church 6 mins 3707 Archbishop Dmitri
Life of the First Christians 2 mins 3558 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
Church History 1 – The Apostolic Church 8 mins 9552 Timothy Ware ( Bishop Kallistos of Diokleia)
Persecution of the Christians by the Jews. The First Martyr St. Stephen 2 mins 4597 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
Conversion of Saul 2 mins 4223 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
Dormition of the Mother of God 5 mins 5752 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
Apostolic Council in Jerusalem 3 mins 5692 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
Revelation to St John 7 mins 3353 Fr. Thomas Hopko
Preaching Labors of the Apostles 3 mins 3631 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
Lives of the Apostles 4 mins 7552 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
First Century 3 mins 3882 Fr. Thomas Hopko
Worldwide Persecution of Christians – Destruction of Jerusalem 3 mins 4536 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
Second Century 7 mins 4244 Fr. Thomas Hopko
Third Century 10 mins 4132 Fr. Thomas Hopko
End of Persecutions – Finding of the Cross 5 mins 5552 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
Fourth Century 6 mins 3673 Fr. Thomas Hopko
Church History 2 – The Establishment of the Imperial Church (312 AD) 31 mins 12803 Timothy Ware ( Bishop Kallistos of Diokleia)
New Enemies of Christianity 3 mins 4829 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
Ecumenical Councils 2 mins 4649 Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy
Fifth Century 5 mins 4078 Fr. Thomas Hopko
A Brief History of the Irish Orthodox Church 14 mins 3509 Monk Nicodemus
Historical Background of the Council Chalcedon 4 mins 4267 Fr. Alexander Schmemann
Sixth Century 6 mins 4523 Fr. Thomas Hopko