Author: Fr. Joseph Huneycutt
“The Convert experience is full of surprises, not only for the pilgrims involved but for those who attempt to pastor and teach them. One Flew Over the Onion Dome tackles these challenges with up-front honesty, good humor, and steadfast faith.”
—Frederica Mathewes-Green, Author of Facing Eastand Welcome to the Orthodox Church
"'We have found the Pearl of Great Price,' could be a subtitle to this gem, One Flew Over the Onion Dome. It is a precious collection of heartbeats reflecting the various facets of the same pilgrimage that St Paul made when called by Christ.... This is a must-read for cradles."
—Nathaniel, Archbishop of Detroit (OCA)
"The reader will find a reasoned explanation, formed through both personal experience and observation, that tells not only stories but provides a much-needed guide for clergy."
—The Very Rev. Dr Chad Hatfield, President, St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary
Converts to the Orthodox Church are sometimes stunned by the ethnic ghetto they seem to have landed in. Cradle Orthodox are no less amazed by these zealous, sometimes apparently nutty converts. And priests often seem clueless as to how to deal with the mixed blessing of newcomers. How on earth can we all understand each other? More importantly, what can we learn from each other?
Fr Joseph David Huneycutt helps readers—whether cradle, convert, "revert," or "retread"—navigate and explore:
-Who's Converting to Orthodoxy and Why;
-Convert Baggage and Struggles;
-Convert Burnout; and