Antony Bashir was a man of action and vision, opening churches and establishing the framework for the expansion and growth of today's Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese. This biography is a fascinating look behind the scenes at an important period of history in the establishment of the Orthodox faith in America. The complex personality of Antony Bashir and the events that surrounded his episcopacy reveal his frailty, humanity, and his ability to lead with strength and love. The history of the faith cannot be written without understanding the contributions that Antony Bashir made to the foundation and framework of the Orthodox faith in America
About the Author: Very Rev. Economos Constantine Nasr, the ninth generation in his family to be ordained to the priesthood in the Orthodox Church, was personally acquainted with Metropolitan Antony Bashir. He is a noted pastor, author, and lecturer.