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Diocese of the South, Orthodox Church in America
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Basics of Orthodoxy Class 2018-19

The St. Maximus Basics of Orthodoxy (Catechesis) 2018-19 Classes
The 100-Level Sunday Series,
 see here
The 200-Level Weekday Series
, see here

Sundays at noon, the Sunday Series 100 Level ongoing, taught by Subdeacon Michael Rehmet and Robert Terry
Fridays at 7:00 p.m. Basics of Orthodoxy 200 Weekday Series, Fridays, 7:00 p.m. ongoing, taught by Fr. Justin

 

For an old Syllabus, please click here: Syllabus2011.pdf

St. John of Damascus
St. John of Damascus
St. John of Damascus
St. John Chrysostom
St. John Chrysostom
St. John Chrysostom
St. Cyril of Jerusalem
St. Cyril of Jerusalem
St. Cyril of Jerusalem
Audio Files of Class Sessions
Introductory Session 1 "The Church" 3 February 2010
Lecture: BasicsIntro1.WMA   Handout: Intro1Handout-.pdf

Introductory Session 2 "The Church and Jesus Christ" 10 February 2010
Lecture: BasicsIntro2.WMA   Handout: Intro2Handout.pdf

Introductory Session 3 "The Church and the Canon of Scripture" 17 February 2010
Lecture: BasicsIntro3.WMA   Handout: Intro3Handout.pdf

Introductory Session 4 "The Church and Holy Scripture 2" 24 February 2010 (discussing inspiration)
Lecture: BasicsIntro4.WMA   Handout: Intro4Handout.pdf

Introductory Session 5 "The Church and Holy Tradition" 3 March 2010
Lecture: BasicsIntro5.WMA   Handout: Intro5Handout.pdf  Handout 2: Fr. George Florovsky: The Function of Tradition in the Early Church FlorovskyFunctionofTradition.pdf

Introductory Session 6 "The Church and the Councils" (The Conciliar Structure of the Church: Bishops, Priests, and Deacons
Lecture: BasicsIntro6.WMA   Handout: Intro6handout.pdf

Introductory Session 7 "The Church and Salvation"
Lecture: BasicsIntro7.WMA   Handout: Intro7Handout.pdf

Introductory Session 8 "The Church and Her Rational Worship"
Lecture: BasicsIntro8.WMA   Handout: Intro8Handout.pdf

Main Session 1 "Faith & Life: The Connection Between What We Believe and How We Live" (2010)
Lecture: 100414Main1.WMA  Handout:

Main Session 2 "God's Plan for Man: In the Image and Likeness of God" (2010)
Lecture: 100421Main2.WMA  Handout:

Main Session 3: "God's Plan for Man: Life According to the Commandments of Christ" (2010)
Lecture: 100428Main3.WMA  Handout:

Main Session 15: Nicene Creed Lecture 3: "One God the Father Almighty" (25 Aug 2010)
Lecture: Creed3.WMA  Handout: Creed3handout.pdf

Main Session 16: Nicene Creed Lecture 4: "The Father" Why God is called "Father" (1 Sept 2010)
Lecture: Creed4.WMA  Handout: Creed4handout.pdf

Main Session 17: Nicene Creed Lecture 5: "The Almighty and the Problem of Evil" (15 Sept 2010)
Lecture: Creed5.WMA Handout: Creed5handout.pdf

Main Session 18: Nicene Creed Lecture 6: "Maker of Heaven and Earth" (22 Sept 2010)
Lecture: Creed6.WMA Handout: Creed6handout.pdf

Main Session 19: Nicene Creed Lecture 7: "One Lord Jesus Christ the Son of God" (29 Sept 2010)
Lecture: Creed7.WMA Handout: Creed7handout.pdf

Main Session 20: Nicene Creed Lecture 8: Article 3 "Who For Us Men and For Our Salvation Came Down..."
Lecture: Creed8.WMA  Handout:

Main Session 21: Nicene Creed Lecture 9: Article 4 "And Was Crucified for Us..."
Lecture: CreedArt4Crucified.WMA Handout:

Main Session 23: Nicene Creed Lecture 11: Article 6 "And Ascended into Heaven..."
Lecture: CreedArt6Ascension.WMA Handout:

Main Session 24: Nicene Creed, Lecture 12, Article 8: "And in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the Giver of Life..."
Lecture: CreedArt8Spirit.WMA

Main Session 25: Nicene Creed Lecture 13, Article 9: "One Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church"
Lecture: CreedArt9Church.WMA

Series on the Divine Liturgy
Divine Liturgy 1: Introduction (12 January 2011)
Lecture: Liturgy1.WMA

Divine Liturgy 2: "Blessed is the Kingdom" (19 January 2011)
Lecture: Litrugy2Kingdom.WMA

Divine Liturgy 3: Great Litany part one (23 February 2011)
Lecture: Liturgy3GreatLitany.WMA

Divine Liturgy 4: Great Litany part two (2 March 2011)
Lecture: Litrugy4.WMA Apologies: the battery of the recorder died near the end.



Basics of Orthodoxy: Series on the Divine Liturgy
Divine Liturgy 1: Introduction to the Divine Liturgy. It's place in Orthodox worship. Lex ordandi, lex credendi.
Lecture: Liturgy1.WMA  January 12, 2011


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