West of Jesus

The Bible's Answer to the Protestant Departure from Orthodox Belief

by Anthony of the Desert


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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/24/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 197
ISBN : 9781477141410
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 197
ISBN : 9781477141427
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 197
ISBN : 9781477141434

About the Book

West of Jesus is a condensed journey through Church history that establishes the Orthodox Church as the Body of Christ, as the Church founded by the Lord Jesus in the first century. Protestantism’s schism ended in the abandonment of Holy Tradition. This resulted in the relegation of sacraments to mere symbols, a misunderstanding of the process of salvation, and other misunderstandings of Scripture.


About the Author

The author, Anthony of the Desert, was raised in the Episcopal Church, fell away as a teen, and then turned to non-denominational Protestantism in the mid-1980’s. Disenchanted with Western Christianity, Anthony embarked upon a search that led to correspondence with Bishop Athanasios at the Monastery of Macheras in Cyprus. Soon thereafter, Anthony was introduced to Archimandrite Paisios, Abbot of St. Anthony’s Monastery in Florence, Arizona. This resulted in Anthony’s baptism into the Greek Orthodox Church, where under the guidance of Archimandrite Paisios (his spiritual father).