Featuring Dr. Demetrios S. Katos and Dr. James C. Skedros, this video discusses the Early Church from the beginning through the Ecumenical Councils.

Discussion Questions:

  1. How was Jesus looked upon during His time? How did people receive Him?
  2. Some people call the Orthodox Church "the ancient Church". What does that mean?
  3. How was Christianity influenced by its connection and relationship to the Roman Empire or the wider culture of the time?
  4. What is an Ecumenical Council and what is its purpose?
  5. How do the events of the first millennium still influence the Orthodox Church today?

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