Metropolis of San Francisco Offers A Very Short Basic Course in Orthodox Theology

Please join us for a free weekly course in Basic Orthodox Theology offered by the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco Christian Education Ministry. Dr. Paraskevè (Eve) Tibbs will lead participants through a fast-moving and engaging instructional format, combining lectures, visual presentations, discussion and videos. Each class session topic is independent. Attend when you are able – a series commitment is not required. No homework.

Every Wednesday for five weeks from May 15 – June 12 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., online via Zoom

Please register to receive the Zoom link.

Topics include:

Week 1: The Orthodox Christian Worldview

  • East and West
  • What is the Church? Where is the Church?
  • What holds the Church together?
  • Holy Tradition and Holy Scripture

Week 2: Early Challenges and the Rule of Faith

  • Who is Jesus?
  • The Ecumenical Councils
  • The Problem of the Lapsed

Week 3: Created for a purpose

  • Who are we?
  • What are we to do?
  • The Royal Vocation of all people
  • Bad news and Good news.
  • Salvation as Theosis

Week 4: The Holy Trinity

  • The Revealed Trinity
  • The Church as an Icon of the Trinity

Week 5: Orthodox Worship

  • An Earthly Heaven
  • The Holy Mysteries

Photo: Metropolis of San Francisco 

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