Fr. Gregory Jensen: The Moral Limits of Psychology

Fr. Gregory Jensen

Source: Acton Institute By Fr. Gregory Jensen Defenders of the free market insist that virtue is essential to a just and thriving economy. If morality is relevant to economics, it is equally so to allied fields of social science, all of which have as their object of investigation the human person. Indifference to the moral dimension distorts the study of human action in economics; so … [Read more...]

Theodore Dalrymple: Progressive Ideology ‘Dehumanizes The Population’ [VIDEO]

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Theodore Dalrymple has been a favorite essayist of mine for years (see my review of his book: Our Culture, What's Left of It). He writes for City Journal, arguably one of the better online magazines in existence today that is published by the Manhattan Institute. A prison doctor before retiring, Dalrymple sees the decline of his native Britain not in terms of systemic injustice (Progressivism) … [Read more...]

James Kushiner: Military and Monastics

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This essay appeared in the Fellowship of St. James Creed and Culture newsletter. By James Kusner It dismays me to read the blog post (Homosexual Assault Grows in the Military) by Michael Avramovich about the rise of sexual assault in the military. I remember reading in Stephen Ambrose's works about homosexual activity among American troops in Europe during WWII—it was nearly … [Read more...]

I’m Trying to Help a Guy Go to College

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He's a friend of mine, 21 years old who has turned his life around. He works hard, has mapped out a future, but needs some financial help with college. I trust his commitment because I have seen him work the last year and a half on his life (a long time at that age). I am trying to raise $1000. If you could help, no matter how little, it would mean a great deal -- mostly an opportunity for … [Read more...]

Fr. Josiah Trenham: Pastors Must Rise to Their Duty [VIDEO]

Fr. Josiah Trenham

Fr. Josiah Trenham, pastor of St. Andrew Orthodox Church in Riverside, Father Josiah Trenham spoke about religion and politics at the 2015 Unite IE Conservative Conference in California last month. Pastors, he said, must rise to their duty to bring moral awareness to our civic institutions and fight the secularizing trends that see the separation of Church and State as a moral rather than … [Read more...]

The New Gnosticism of the Homosexual Movement

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It happens a lot. I see something I have never seen before and then an essay or book crosses my path that helps flesh out the idea. Last week I was embroiled in a debate about natural marriage (see Monomakhos). (I've quit using the term "traditional marriage" since it implies that such a thing as "non-traditional marriage" actually exists.) My argument began with the assertion that natural … [Read more...]

Fr. Alexander F. C. Webster: Transfigure or Die Trying

Fr. Alexander F.C. Webster

American Orthodoxy in the Public Square In the next issue of Touchstone Magazine, Fr. Alexander Webster offers a stinging but thoughtful critique of the decline of American culture to describe how the "sacrificial ethos of the eucharist" can transfigure personal life in ways that can restore and strengthen it. Fr. Webster writes: The prevailing political and cultural elites in America are … [Read more...]

Orthodox Participate in the March for Marriage [VIDEO]

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Below is a video created by Fr. John Parsells of the March for Marriage held in Washington, DC on April 25, 2015. Metropolitan Joseph, leader of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese, encouraged participation at the march in the strongest possible terms saying that participation in the march is needed, “in order to dispel confusion which has been stirred up by our secular culture." He added: We … [Read more...]

LifeSite News: The Orthodox Church Strongly Endorses the March for Marriage, Encourages All Faithful to Participate

Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese

Source: LifeSite News By Fr. Mark Hodges ENGLEWOOD, NJ, April 16, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A national leader in the Orthodox Christian Church has encouraged all Orthodox Christians in the United States to attend the March for Marriage on April 25 in Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese has issued an encyclical to approximately 268 … [Read more...]

Obama Wants to Condemn American Kids to Gay Hell

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Source: Joseph Sciambria Tonight, somewhere in America, a young person, let's say a young man, will struggle to fall to sleep, wrestling alone with a secret he's held as long as he can remember. Soon, perhaps, he will decide it's time to let that secret out. What happens next depends on him, his family, as well as his friends and his teachers and his community. But it also depends on us — … [Read more...]

Rod Dreher Discusses the Gay Jihad Against Christianity [AUDIO]

Rod Dreher

Source: Issues,Etc Excerpts from the interview: Christians must makes strategic decisions about religious liberty issues. The non-negotiables must be defended and the others let go. Marriage is the make or break issue on the LGBT because the want approval over tolerance. Christians need to prepare to suffer over this. Racism and the church was only a local issues, not part of larger … [Read more...]

Frederica: Why Oppose Gay Marriage?

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Frederica discusses a controversy that erupted online over her comment on gay marriage, and concludes that it is time for Christians to stand together on this issue. Listen here: Source: Ancient Faith Radio … [Read more...]

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