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''This entry is for links to modern polemical material and Orthodox responses. Historical material, or detailed treatment of a range of critiques should be filed under the particular body in question. See,e.g. [[Category:Non-Orthodox|Non-Orthodox]] for more information.''
 
==Protestant Polemics==
The difficulty with most of these sites is not that they are criticizing [[Orthodox Christianity ]] as it is but basing their critiques on misconceptions of Orthodox doctrine and practice. Sometimes elements of Orthodox teaching can be recognized, but the way they are put together is often quite bizarre. [[Irenaeus of Lyons ]] wrote about how heretics [[heretic]]s took elements of the faith and rearranged them, so that what once was a mosaic of a king becomes an image of a dog (or something else).
The One significant exception to this is [[Daniel Clendenin]], who obviously has done whom many Orthodox Christians respect for being much more thorough in his research. He has a much better understanding In that, he is relatively unique among modern critics of Orthodoxy than the other writers linked here. His basic conclusion though ultimate reason for rejecting Orthodoxy is that "I'm not Orthodox because I hold spelled out in terms of his commitment to Protestant Reformation Distinctives" -- at least distinctives, a viewpoint which draws the lines clearly, rather than proceeding from the position that we all share the same basic assumptions and thatone's honestinterlocutor is drawing dishonest conclusions based on them.
===Links===
*[http://people.biola.edu/alang/EO/Report.pdf [[Eastern Orthodox]] Teachings in Comparison with The Doctrinal Position of Biola University] (PDF) - May, 1998 (A summary is available [http://www.samford.edu/groups/global/ewcmreport/articles/ew08304.html here])**[http://www.ctlibrary.com/1450 Higher Education: Universities Question Orthodox Conversions] - from ''Christianity Today'']**[http://www.samford.edu/groups/global/ewcmreport/articles/ew08306.html Gerald Bray Responds to the Biola Statement and Don Fairbairn]*[http://www.namb.net/evangelism/iev/PDF/BB_E_Orthodox_Manual.pdfWitnessing to people of Eastern Orthodox Background: Turning Barriers of Belief into Bridges to Personal Faith] by Matt Spann, 2001 (from the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Church).**[http://www.orthodoxytoday.org/articles7/AndrewsBaptist.php Fr. Richard Demetrius Andrews' Response]*[http://www.credenda.org/defaultCredenda Agenda] - This site was recently redesigned and the links below may soon disappear.htmPerhpas these volumes are still being edited for inclusion in the redesigned site?**[http://www.credenda.org/old/issues/cont4-4.htmIs Orthodoxy Orthodox?] (''vol. 4:4'')**[http://www.credenda.org/old/issues/cont6-5.htmTradition Betrayed: Eastern Orthodoxy Examined in the Light of the Apostolic Faith] (''vol. 6:5'')**[http://www.credenda.org/old/issues/cont8-5.htmMother Kirk: Protesting Catholics and the Authority of the Church] (''vol. 8:5'') ::[http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/inquirers/credenda_response.htm Patrick Barnes responds to The Credenda Agenda 6:5], and [http://www.credenda.org/old/issues/vol6/eastern.htm their reply]. *http://exorthodoxforchrist.com/profile.htm *[http://studentswww.equip.org/site/c.cuamuI1LaMNJrE/b.edu2549471/16kalvesmakik.9A95/CRJhttpwwwequiporgfreeDE177htm.htmSearching for the True Apostolic Church: What Evangelicals Should Know about Eastern Orthodoxy] by Paul Negrut ([http://www.equip.org/ The Christian Research Institute], Statement DE-177)**[http://wwwstudents.orthodoxinfocua.comedu/inquirers16kalvesmaki/credenda_responseCRJ.htmA Response from Joel Kalvesmaki] 
===Articles===
*[http://uecb.by.ru/eng/archive/orthodox1.htm "Why I'm not Not Orthodox" ] by Daniel Clendenin(originally published in [http://www. ctlibrary.com/ct/1997/jan6/7t1032.html ''Christianity Today''])**[http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/inquirers/clendenin.aspx Responses from Patrick Barnes and Deacon (now Priest) John Whiteford]**[http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/inquirers/clendenin_response.aspx A Letter in Reply] by Anastasia Theodoridis**A more strident response from Rdr. (now Priest) Peter Jackson: [http://www.roca.org/OA/149/149p.htm Part I] and [http://www.roca.org/OA/150/150f.htm Part II] * [http://www.lausanne.org/Brix?pageID=14728 Christian Witness to Nominal Christians among the Orthodox] - Report of the Consultation on World Evangelization, Mini-Consultation on Reaching Nominal Christians Among Orthodox held at Pattaya, Thailand, from 16-27 June 1980. Sponsored by the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization.* [http://www.christianweek.org/stories/vol19/no05/record.html For Those Who Embrace Orthodoxy] - ''Christian Week'' 19:5 (May 27, 2005)
==Roman Catholic Polemics==
*[http://www.catholic.com/library/eastern_orthodoxy.asp (Roman) Catholic Answers: Eastern Orthodoxy] - A poorly-researched profile of Orthodoxy from (Roman) Catholic Answers.
*[http://ic.net/~erasmus/RAZ464.HTM Orthodoxy and Catholicism: A Comparison] - Dave Armstrong
*[http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Atrium/8410/ Apologia: A Catholic Page for Protestants and Eastern Orthodox] - unknown author==Other Polemics==*[http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13535a.htm Catholic Encyclopedia article on the so-called "Eastern Schism"] - unknown author*[http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12043b.htm Catholic Encyclopedia on "Photius of Constantinople"] - Fr. Adrian Fortescue (an early 20th-century Roman Catholic liturgical scholar)
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