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This curriculum was created using materials that you can find at these  websites:

Orthodox Education Commission - www.orthodoxed.org
Conciliar Press - www.conciliarpress.com
Light and Life Publishing - www.light-n-life.com
St. Nektarios Press - www.orthodoxpress.org
St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press - www.svspress.com 



For Children- 8-12

In the Beginning. By Larice Nescottt- Orthodox Christian Education Commission
GOD IS THE LORD: The Chosen People Prepare for the Saviour by Fr. Panagiotes Carras.- St. Nektarios Press
THE HEAVENLY GARDEN ill. Nicholas Fotiou

For Teenagers 13-18

The Scribe: Searching for Christ in the Old Testament- Orthodox Christian Education Commission

Suggested Reading Material


For Children 8-12

Children’s Bible Reader- American Bible Society
The Bible for Young People by Zoe Kanava- Narthex Press
Celebrate the Earth by Dorrie Papademetriou- St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press
CHRIST IN THE OLD TESTAMENT: Prophecy Illustrated. Illus. by Niko Chocheli.- St. Vladimirs Seminary Press
STORIES FROM SCRIPTURE by Archimandrite Vasilios Bakoyannis

For Teenagers 13-18

Orthodox Study Bible - Old Testament- Conciliar Press
Prelude to Light compiled by Johanna Manley- Monastery Books and Pericope Press

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