The Divine Identity of Christ: Seven Lectures by Father Calinic Berger

FREE FOR ONE WEEK 3/13/22 - 3/19/22

Patristic Nectar Publications is pleased to present a new seven-lecture series by Reverend Doctor Calinic Berger entitled The Divine Identity of Jesus. The highly-esteemed hieromonk-scholar Father Calinic sets forth the majestic and high-Christology of the early Church. In these lectures, Father Cal refutes the secular criticisms of Orthodox Christology and reveals that Jesus Himself taught His Divine Identity to His disciples, that the early church both honored and preached this high Christology, and that this Christology is codified in the pages of the New Testament and the Nicene Creed. Along the way, he also reveals the secular quest of the historical Jesus to be completely vacuous, unpacks the historical theological witness about Jesus in the Pre-Nicene Church, through Nicea, Ephesus, and to the Fourth Ecumenical Council at Chalcedon.

Here is a feast of faith for Christians sure to illumine our hearts and minds concerning the deity of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ.


The titles of the seven lectures are as follows:


Lecture #1 The Quest for the Historical Jesus

Lecture #2 The Early High Christology of the New Testament – Part 1

Lecture #3 The Early High Christology of the New Testament – Part 2

Lecture #4 Early Witnesses: The Pre-Nicene and Post-Nicene Church

Lecture #5 Patristic Struggles before Ephesus

Lecture #6 The Prayer of Jesus and the Jesus Prayer

Lecture #7 The Eucharist and the Chalcedon

Free for the first week!  $20 starting Sunday March 20th.: $20.00

1. The Quest for the Historical Jesus.

2. The Early High Christology of the New Testament (Part 1).


3. The Early High Christology of the New Testament (Part 2).

4. Early Witnesses - The Pre-Nicene and Post-Nicene Church.

5. Patristic Struggles Before Ephesus.

6. The Prayer of Jesus and the Jesus Prayer.

7. The Eucharist and Chalcedon.

About the Author

FATHER CALINIC was born in Detroit, Michigan and baptized by his maternal grandfather at the St. Simion Romanian Orthodox Church.  In 1969 his family moved to California.  As a child and as a teen he attended the Orthodox Church of the Redeemer in Los Altos Hills, California where he formed the desire to serve God as a priest. 

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