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  1. Theistgal

    Theistgal New Member

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    Hi, everyone!

    I've been reading through a lot of archived threads here for quite a while, enjoying the discussions and getting some good recommendations for reading materials.

    Thought I'd sign up so occasionally I can post a "thank you" to people who've steered me in helpful directions.

    I'm a cradle (Latin/RCC) Catholic; lost my faith completely in my 20s; reluctantly re-conceded the existence of "some kind of deity" in my 30s; investigated every religion under the sun in hopes I wouldn't have to go back to Christianity; reverted to Christianity anyway; became Byzantine (Eastern Rite) Catholic when I got married 12 years ago; got interested in Eastern Orthodoxy because of that; then came across Anglicanism* when looking at their "Western Rite" Orthodoxy. (And of course, I've read everything C.S. Lewis ever wrote, so that helped.)

    (Isn't religion fun? :p)

    Anyway, thanks for letting me in -- see you in the forums!

    Theistgal :cool:
     
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    Welcome to the forums!
     
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    anglican74 Well-Known Member Anglican

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    How interesting... Western-Rite Orthodoxy being a funnel for people into Anglicanism.... My greetings! :)
     
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    Peteprint Well-Known Member Anglican

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    Welcome! Some of your journey resonates with me. :)
     
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    Magistos Active Member Anglican

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    Welcome!
     
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    Fidei Defensor Active Member

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    Welcome to the Forums!

    I too became fascinated with Eastern Orthodoxy in my Church History studies. I was led on the Eastern Trail by a chapter in Bruce Shelley’s “Church History in Plain Language, 4th Edition.”

    I explored the Byzantione Church via Bishop Kallistos (Timothy) Ware’s “The Orthodox Church: An Infroduction to Eastern Christianity,” Katherine Clark’s “The Orthodox Church-Simple Guides,” Correspondence with Fr. Photios, attensing Friday Vigil at Eastern Church and etc.

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