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Archpastoral Message

Archpastoral message of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros to the Faithful of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

This video features Rev. Dr. Harry Pappas.

Discussion Questions:

  1. How did the Old Testament come into existence?
  2. As a Christian, how important is it to understand the Old Testament?
  3. Some of the stories in the Old Testament defy reality. Are these events in the Old Testament verifiable?
  4. How is the Old Testament used in the Orthodox Church services?
  5. Can one be fully Orthodox without a clear grasp of the Old Testament?

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