Marginalized Voices

A History of the Charismatic Movement in the Orthodox Church in North America 1972-1993

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Timothy B. Cremeens
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Pickwick Publications
    , June
     2018.
     210 pages.
     $26.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781532617089.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

The Orthodox Church has been characterized by some as “the best-kept secret in North America.” Making use of personal interviews and correspondence, magazine and news articles, and other publications, Timothy Cremeens weaves the story of a spiritual renewal movement that began in the United States in the early 1960s and rapidly spread around the globe touching millions of Roman Catholics and Protestants, what is today called the Charismatic Renewal Movement. In 2017, this Movement, celebrated its 50th Jubilee anniversary in the Roman Catholic Church. However, Cremeens presents here the never-before heard story of that Movement among the Orthodox Churches in North America. He recounts the history of this spiritual renewal movement through the first-hand accounts and eyewitnesses of Orthodox clergy and laity who testify to their life-changing encounters with the Holy Spirit.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Timothy B. Cremeens, an ordained Orthodox priest, is Dean and Pastor of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral (Orthodox Church in America) in Wilkes Barre, PA. He serves as the Interim Dean of Grace Graduate School of Ministry, Twin Falls, ID, Adjunct Instructor of Theology at King’s College, Wilkes Barre, PA, and Instructor in Church History at William Seymour College, Lanham, MD.

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