Thirsting For God in a Land of Shallow Wells
|Conciliar Press (2002)|
|1 copy available (1 copy out on loan)|
Beginning in the street ministry days of the Jesus Movement, Matthew Gallatin devoted more than 20 years to evangelical Christian ministry. He was a singer/songwriter, worship leader, youth leader, and Calvary Chapel pastor. Nevertheless, he eventually accepted a painful reality: no matter how hard he tried, he was never able to experience the God whom he longed to know. In encountering Orthodox Christianity, he finally found the fullness of the Faith.In Thirsting for God, philosophy professor Gallatin expresses many of the struggles that a Protestant will encounter in coming face to face with Orthodoxy: such things as Protestant relativism, rationalism versus the Orthodox sacramental path to God, and the unity of Scripture and Tradition. He also discusses praying with icons, praying formal prayers, and many other Orthodox traditions.An outstanding book that will help Orthodox readers more deeply appreciate their faith and will give Protestant readers a more thorough understanding of the Church.
About the Author
Matthew Gallatin teaches Philosophy at North Idaho College in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The Gallatins are active members of St. John the Baptist Antiochian Orthodox Church. Matthew is a former singer/songwriter, worship leader, youth leader, and Calvary Chapel pastor.