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Articles Authored or Co-authored by Father John Whiteford


A Pilgrim's Podvig

The Icon FAQ: Answers to common questions about icons

A FAQ do icone (The Icon FAQ in Portuguese)

Icoanele (The Icon FAQ in Romanian)

Domande E Risposte Sulle Icone (The Icon FAQ in Italian)

Sola Scriptura: An Orthodox analysis of the Protestant view of Scripture, and an explanation of the Orthodox perspective

Только Одно Писание: Несостоятельность протестантской точки зрения на Священное Писание (Sola Scriptura in Russian)

Sola Scriptura: On Desertaciunea Mintilor Lor (Sola Scriptura in Romanian)

Samo Sveto Pismo (Sola Scriptura in Serbo-Croat (Latin Characters)

Sola Scriptura in Serbian (cyrillic)

Sola Sriptura: Na Vaidade de Suas Mentes (Sola Scriptura in Portuguese)

Sola Scriptura: Nella vanit´ delle loro menti (Sola Scriptura in Italian)

Sola Scriptura (Единствено Писанието) (Sola Scriptura in Bulgarian)

Sola Scriptura in Chinese, Traditional Characters

Sola Scriptura in Chinese, Simplified Characters

Sola Scriptura in Arabic

Sola Scriptura: En Ortodox Analys av den Reformatoriska Teologins H÷rnsten (Sola Scriptura in Swedish)

Responses to Protestant Apologists on Sola Scriptura

A Podcast interview on The Illumined Heart: Speaking of Sola Scriptura

How to Study the Scriptures: A talk given at the St. Herman's Youth Conference, Spring, Texas, 12/25/2011

Why Do We Venerate The Saints?: A talk given at the St. Jonah Icon Exhibit, Spring, Texas, 2/20/2009

Miles From the Truth: A Response to Thema: Eastern Heterodoxy. (A response to a Calvinist attack on the Orthodox Faith)

Dialogue on Free Will and Determinism

Reply to Jonathan Edwards' Treatise on the Will

Why is Mary Considered Ever-Virgin?

De ce este considerate Maria "pururea fecioara"

Renewing the Mind: Acquiring an Orthodox outlook A talk given at the Southwest Missions Conference in Dallas, July 1995

Reconsidering the Meaning of Conversion

O Lord, I Have Loved The Beauty of Thy House: How We Should Conduct Ourselves in Church

How to Set up a Personal Commemoration Book

Practical Tips on Building a Liturgical Library

Responses to Roman Apologists on various questions

An Orthodox Look at English Translations of the Bible

A Guide to Biblical Reference Texts

A Simple Approach to Reading the Entire Bible

Fr. John Whiteford's Pilgrimage to Russia, May 2007

A Dialogue on the Illumined Heart Podcast on Orthodoxy, Capitalism, and Socialism

A Dialogue on Gay Marriage on Ancient Faith Today

An Orthodox Response to an Anti-Orthodox Defense of Gay Marriage

Starting a Mission and Building a Parish

Stump the Priest: Questions and Answers about the Faith


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