Another Man’s Treasure

Orthodoxy Revisited: Contrasting the Faith and Practice
of the Eastern Orthodox Church with Evangelical Doctrine
by Robert Lloyd Arnold
Regina Orthodox Press, no date
(254 pages, $22.95, paperback)

reviewed by Bryan M. Litfin

As King David and some companions were carrying the Ark of the Covenant back to Jerusalem in an ox-cart, the oxen stumbled, the Ark shifted precariously, and Uzzah reached out to steady the holy vessel. Scripture records that the Lord’s anger “burned against Uzzah because of his irreverent act; therefore God struck him down and he died there beside the ark of God.”

This is among the more striking analogies Orthodox . . .

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Bryan Litfin was Professor of Theology at Moody Bible Institute for sixteen years, and now works as an acquisition editor at Moody Publishers. He has a Ph.D. in ancient Christianity from the University of Virginia. His most recent book is After Acts: Exploring the Lives and Legends of the Apostles (Moody Publishers, 2015). Bryan and his wife Carolyn live in Wheaton, Illinois.

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