August 21, 2014

Attn: Grand Rapids, MI — Edith Humphrey Speaks Tonight (March 23, 2012) at 7:00pm


The West Michigan Orthodox community is gathering for the 4th Salutations to the Theotokos (Akathist Hymn) on Fri., March 23, at 7:00 pm at St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church. Following the Akathist, a Baker Publishing Group author, and Orthodox Christian, Edith Humphrey will be speaking. Last year, Baker published her marvelous new book on liturgy, "Grand Entrance: Worship on Earth as in Heaven." Humphrey (Ph.D., McGill University) is the William F. Orr Professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. She is the author of several books, including "Ecstasy and Intimacy: When the Holy Spirit Meets the Human Spirit," and of numerous articles on the literary and rhetorical study of the Bible. Here are some links that explain more about her work: Click the cover to learn more. Book sample from Baker Books. Edith Humphrey website. Also, the newly consecrated Antiochian Bishop – Anthony – will be in attendance Friday evening along with Ancient … [Read more...]