Archives for September 2010

OCF to Present Interfaith Debate at University of Maryland

Ladies and gentlemen, brothers and sisters, light your candles! Source: Antiochian.org The Orthodox Christian Fellowship of UMBC, in collaboration with the Secular Student Association of UMBC, is excited to present to the campus community and the general public a debate entitled, “The Source of Human Morality: Interfaith Debate.” How do we define morality? Do people need God to be moral? If … [Read more...]

Episcopal Assembly Executive Board at Holy Patriarchate of Constantinople

Source: St. Andrew House Forum "Meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew had Tuesday afternoon members of the Assembly of Orthodox Bishops of America Hierarchs led by Archbishop Demetrios of America, chairman of Synelefeseos. The meeting was attended by Vice President of the Assembly, Russian Archbishop Narofominsk Justinian, Archbishop Antony of Hierapolis of Ukrainian Diaspora … [Read more...]

Don’t be fooled…

Frontpage Magazine has an off the record recording of Imam Feisal Abdel Rauf Cordoba Mosque Imam and ostensible "bridge-builder" between Christian and Muslim cultures (the bridge he wants to build is one that reaches back to the VIII Century) that reveals that Rauf is using the 9/11 catastrophe exactly in terms his critics charged: as victory for Islam. Video below with some text. Read the … [Read more...]

Benedict’s Creative Minority

Ok, I'm back. Had some stuff I had to catch up on but that's done! Some great essays coming down the pike. Note the mention of Met. Hilarion in this piece. Also note the reference to Toynbee (a great historian) and his thesis that civilizations die from suicide, not external assault, and then read Malcolm Muggeridge's essay "The Great Liberal Death Wish." I told you this would be good. By … [Read more...]

Met. Hilarion’s speech at the Nicean Club Dinner (full version)

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations to the Annual Nicean Club Dinner (Lambeth Palace, 9 September 2010) Speech removed until a corrected version arrives. I was informed that the speech by Met. Hilarion that I posted contains some (mostly minor) errors. Since I want to be as accurate as possible, I have … [Read more...]

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