his ambitious project is designed to be the most detailed worldwide presentation of the Orthodox Church, Her traditions, and Her sacramental life.
The programs will serve as an educational tool for the Christian Orthodox Church in addressing the needs of a world-dispersed audience, and in making Orthodoxy better understood among those who are unfamiliar with the ancient Christian Church.
PART 1: THE BEGINNINGS - Church and State - Ecumencial Councils - Nicene Creed - Iconoclasm - Fathers of the Church - Monasticism - The Splendor of Aghia Sophia - Mission to the Slavs - The Great Schism - Crusades - Fall of Byzantium (Running Time: 28:30)
PART 2: BYZANTIUM - The Early Church - From Jerusalem to the Nations - Christianity and Hellenism - Catacombs and Persecution - The Early Martyrs - Administrative Structure - Birth of Byzantium Legalization of the Church (Running Time: 28:30)
PART 3: HIDDEN TREASURE - Church in Captivity - Moscow: The Third Rome - Greek Revolution - The Ancient Patriarchates Today - New World - Russia After Communism - Challenges for the Future - The Essence of the Church (Running Time: 28:30)