Adventures in East Africa presents a vivid picture of the Orthodox Church in Kenya. Comprised of letters, homilies, and speeches by His Eminence, Archbishop Makarios, this volume reads with the same immediacy and warmth with which the author has encouraged his flock for many decades. The fascinating history of the formation of the Orthodox Church in Kenya is included with an overview of the church as it exists today.
Includes a foreword by His All Holiness, Bartholomew of Constantinople.
About the author:
Archbishop Makarios of Kenya was born in 1945 in Limassol, Cyprus. He studied theology at the Saint Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute in Paris and later earned a Ph.D from Oxford under the direction of Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware). In 1977, His Eminence was sent to Kenya to organize and open an Orthodox seminary in Nairobi. In 1992, he was consecrated as Bishop of Riruta. In 2001, he was elected Metropolitan of Nairobi and the Archdiocese of Kenya. On October 14, 2017, he was given the title of Elder by His Beatitude, Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria.