Knowing God: Reflections on The Orthodox Way
September 9 - November 18, 2019
Courses will be held on Monday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00, at Our Lord's Community Church, Oklahoma City.
We are created with a deep longing that can only be satisfied by the experiential knowledge of God. In light of this reality, this course will be a prayerful journey into the vast terrain of life in God. As a travel guide, we will utilize the classic by Kallistos Ware (a leader in Orthodox-Protestant dialogue), The Orthodox Way. Together we will explore some of the key teachings of the Christian faith, including God as: mystery, Trinity, Creator, human, Spirit, prayer, and eternity. Our approach to these transformative theological truths will be contemplative, since theology is reflection on God in the presence of God.
Through careful reading, lively discussion, prayer, biblical meditation, and other spiritual practices, we will probe the revelation of God in Christ. Because every All Saints course is based on a curriculum of communion, our driving aim will be to deepen friendship with God through Jesus in the power of the Holy Spirit. In our time together, we will acquire perspective, tools, and practices that will help establish a sustainable life in and with the Holy Spirit.