Thursday, March 29, 2012

Frederica Mathewes-Green Library resources

Tomorrow Frederica Mathewes-Green will be speaking in Chapel. She was introduced by the office of spiritual life in the following way: "Frederica is a beloved Christian writer whose work has been featured in The Washington Post, Smithsonian, The Wall Street Journal, and whose commentaries have been broadcast on All Things Considered and Morning Edition on NPR. She has been a tireless advocate for the sanctity of human life. Her 1997 book, Real Choices: Listening to Women, Looking for Alternatives to Abortion remains one of the best works done on this topic that lies at the center of national debate. She lives in Baltimore, MD where she serves alongside her husband, the Rev. Gregory Mathewes-Green at Holy Cross Orthodox Church. Frederica will be bringing a word to our community on "A Culture of Life in the Home."- Dr. Greg Thornbury

The NPR interviews mentioned in Dean Thornbury's post can be heard here:
Commentator: Democrats Should Keep Open Mind on Abortion
Orthodox Easter

Several of her authored books are listed below and available for check out. They are currently in the library next to the faculty resource center on display but are meant to be read and checked out.

God the Holy Trinity : reflections on Christian faith and practice

Author:Timothy George
Publisher:Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2006.
Edition/Format:  Book : English
(Mathewes-Green contributed a chapter to this book entitled "The Old Testament Trinity"

Facing east : a pilgrim's journey into the mysteries of Orthodoxy

Author:Frederica Mathewes-Green
Publisher:[San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©1997.
Edition/Format: Book : Biography : English : 1st ed
"Following the framework of the Orthodox calendar--from Lent to Pascha to Nativity, from Vespers to feasts to fasts--Mathewes-Green chronicles a year in the life of her small Orthodox mission."--Jacket.

Real choices : listening to women; looking for alternatives to abortion

Author:Frederica Mathewes-Green
Publisher:Ben Lomond, Calif. : Conciliar Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format: Book : English

At the corner of east and now : a modern life in ancient Christian Orthodoxy

Author:Frederica Mathewes-Green
Publisher:New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, ©1999.
Edition/Format: Book : English View all editions and formats
The author describes Eastern Orthodoxy and her life as a pastor's wife in Baltimore.

Real choices : offering practical life-affirming alternatives to abortion

Author:Frederica Mathewes-Green
Publisher:Sisters, Or. : Multnomah Books, ©1994.
Edition/Format: Book : English

*These books will be made available to check out after his visit to Union.

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