Frederica Mathewes Green: The Lost Gospel of Mary - Part 1
October 15, 2012 Length: 1:09:41Frederica Mathewes-Green reflects on the Mary that the early Christians knew through three ancient texts: a narrative of Mary's life that was written in the year 150; a brief prayer to Mary found in Egypt on papyrus dated to 250; and the Akathist to the Mother of God written by the Syrian deacon St. Romanos.
"Amidst the sea of chaos and uncertainty that grips the world today, your zeal for God’s Word and love for Christ has shone through like a brilliant flame for all to see. By the grace of the Holy Spirit I see that our Lord is bringing together the most beautiful aspects of Eastern and Western Christendom to breathe life into His One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Orthodox Church, that all may partake of this beautiful gift. God bless you and thank you from the depths of my heart."