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Orthodox Apologetic Theology by Andreyev...
« on: January 15, 2009, 01:43:18 PM »
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I'm reading a copy of Orthodox Apologetic Theology and I was wondering what others thought of I.M. Andreyev?

Thank you.
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Re: Orthodox Apologetic Theology by Andreyev...
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2009, 01:49:55 PM »
I didn't like that work, unfortunately. I thought it was a little naive, especially the bee story. But I am not sure about other works of his.
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Re: Orthodox Apologetic Theology by Andreyev...
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2013, 01:55:52 AM »
I have not read this yet.

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Re: Orthodox Apologetic Theology by Andreyev...
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2013, 09:19:46 AM »
I was loaned the book and I wasn't too enamored with it. Like Anastasios the bee episode was problematic. I'm also a little unsure about the editing- I've seen versions of the book online that talk about Darwinian evolution (with the assumption that it's real), and I wonder if Fr. Seraphim removed those parts to fit his own view, which would be regrettable in my opinion.
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