- It has been my experience that converts have often made an extensive study of
what Orthodoxy is, theology, history, etc., and have made an informed
decision. As often as not, the "cradle converts," as they were called in the
Episcopal Church of my youth, just as often know only that they "have always
been Orthodox," yet, sometimes, they haven't the foggiest notion what that
One ought not single out a whole class of persons and make disparaging
remarks about them, as a group. Once in a while, a jewel is found amongst
the coals. Eh?