Irenic Encounters

Three Views on Eastern Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism edited by James Stamoolis

Zondervan, 2004
(294 pages, $14.99, paperback)

reviewed by Warren Farha

We received the letters which your love sent us and the booklet which contains the articles of your faith. We accept your love, and in compliance with your request we shall endeavor to clear the issues in which we agree and those in which we disagree” (Patriarch Jeremiah II of Constantinople to the Tübingen theologians, writing on the Augsburg Confession in May 1576).

“We ask your holiness to accept our reply with a glad countenance and a gentle spirit, to read it attentively and carefully . . . to scrutinize it commensurate with your own piety and wisdom in these great matters. We will piously and peacefully discuss . . .

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Warren Farha is the founder, owner, and operator of Eighth Day Books (www.eighthdaybooks.com) in Wichita, Kansas, where he lives with his wife and three children. He and his family are Orthodox Christians and attend St. George (Antiochian) Orthodox Cathedral, where he helps with catechism and his wife directs the choir.

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