Looking Back by Tim Grass

Book Review

Looking Back

Turning to Tradition: Converts and the Making of an American Orthodox Church
by D. Oliver Herbel

Oxford University Press, 2013
(256 pages, $27.95, hardcover)

reviewed by Tim Grass

It was hearing in 1997 about the conversion to Orthodoxy of a couple of thousand Evangelicals from the Campus Crusade stable that first motivated me to extend my interest in Eastern Orthodoxy beyond the patristic era, which I was teaching at college for the first time, and the Communist era, which spoke to us as Evangelicals of both courageous witness to Christ and compromise with hostile governments.

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Tim Grass , FRHistS, is a historian and a Senior Research Fellow at Spurgeon's College, London. He and his wife live on the Isle of Man. He is the author of F. F. Bruce: A Life (Eerdmans, 2011) and The Lord's Watchman: A Life of Edward Irving (Pickwick, 2012).

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