Father Timothy Sawchak Oral History

Title

Father Timothy Sawchak Oral History

Subject

Orthodox Church in America
Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (Overland Park, KS)
Conversion in the Midwest
Church structure
Religious authority

Description

Oral history with Father Timothy Sawchak conducted by Lev Smyth in Overland Park, Kansas on March 23rd, 2018. This interview is conducted with Father Tim, the priest of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, an OCA (Orthodox Church in America) Church in Overland Park, Kansas. Father Tim discusses the unique qualities of the Orthodox Church in America, how the Orthodox Church in America differs from some ethnically-rooted branches of Orthodoxy, and how it relates to conversions to Eastern Orthodoxy in the Midwest. This interview was conducted for the Religion in Kansas Project as part of semester-long internship with the University of Kansas Department of Religious Studies.

Source

Religion in Kansas Project

Publisher

Department of Religious Studies, University of Kansas

Date

March 23, 2018

Contributor

Oral histories created by University of Kansas students, staff and faculty as part of the Religion in Kansas Project are archived in KU ScholarWorks, the digital repository of the University of Kansas.

Rights

All oral histories in the Religion in Kansas Project are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 Unported License.

Format

Interview

Language

eng

Type

Recording, oral

Identifier

Timothy_Swachak-Interview_1.m4a

Interviewer

Lev Smyth

Interviewee

Father Timothy Sawchak

Transcription

https://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/handle/1808/26836

Original Format

m4a

Duration

27:31:00

Citation

“Father Timothy Sawchak Oral History,” Religion in Kansas Project, accessed October 15, 2018, https://ksreligion.omeka.net/items/show/4389.