From the July/Aug, 2015 issue of Touchstone
america conversion 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 com . . .


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