Archives for January 2011

Why Women Were Never Priests

Source: Preachers Institute | Alice C. Linsley From Preachers Institute: A convert to Orthodoxy from the Episcopal Church, Ms. Linsley renounced her priestly office in March 2004. She left the Episcopal ministry on the Sunday that Gene Robinson was consecrated and has not entered an Episcopal church since. After years of studying the question of women priests she is persuaded that this … [Read more...]

D’Souza: Debunking the Galileo Myth

Source: Townhall.com | Dinesh D'Souza Many people have uncritically accepted the idea that there is a longstanding war between science and religion. We find this war advertised in many of the leading atheist tracts such as those by Richard Dawkins, Victor Stenger, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens. Every few months one of the leading newsweeklies does a story on this subject. Little do the … [Read more...]

Met. Hilarion: Unbelief is Spiritual Blindness

Source: Russian Orthodox Church, Department of External Church Relations Dear Brothers and Sisters, today we heard during the Gospel Reading the story of how the Lord Jesus Christ healed a blind man who was sitting at roadside, asking for salvation and healing. The Lord said to him, Go, your faith has healed you (Mk. 10:51-52). These words of our Saviour point to the direct relationship … [Read more...]

Checkmate – A Short Documentary about St. Gregory of Nyssa [VIDEO]

St. Gregory is the brother of St. Basil the Great and St. Macrina. He served as a priest while married to his wife, Theosebia. The Prologue says that he was consecrated Bishop of Nyssa after being widowed. Some accounts say that they each voluntarily became monastics. Some accounts know of a definite close relationship between the two of them and assume that she was his sister. Gregory was a … [Read more...]

Harry Coin: Wag the Dog

By Harry Coin How much grand significance and control is due the old world churches? Consider these few arial photography offerings by the BCC offering a unique perspective by superimposing the old world places aiming to direct the future of Orthodoxy ...onto .... well ... see for yourself (link opens new tab): Rome's boundaries laid over Duluth, Minnesota: How big really? Rome over … [Read more...]

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