Archives for 2015

We Wish You an Ascetic Christmas! Understanding the Ascetic Struggle in Orthodoxy

For Orthodox Christians Christmas is a problem. Western culture celebrates the Holy Days (what is left of them anyway) with parties leading up to that day. Orthodoxy sees the days leading up to the Holy Day as a period of ascetic struggle — an inward reorientation towards greater prayer, fasting, and caring for the poor.

The Revolutionary Mentality is the Confusion of our Time

Three “inversions” characterize the revolutionary mentality (Nazism, Communism, feminism, homosexualism et.al.) writes philosopher Olavo de Carvalho regardless of their putative values or whether they use peaceful or violent means.

Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese Responds to Refugee Crisis

Since the tragic terrorist actions in Paris, Beirut, Mali and elsewhere in the past two weeks, there have been polarized reactions to the reception of refugees, mainly of Syrian nationality, worldwide.

Trifkovic – Immigrant Invasion: Der Untergang Des Abendlandes

The monsters in Berlin, Brussels, Paris, Rome, Stockholm and elsewhere who allow abomination to happen are guilty of the greatest betrayal in human history.

The Unexamined Assumptions of the Skeptic: Alison Gopnik’s Trade of Hard Atheism for Soft Atheism

Many celebrated atheist apologists, today, are missionary-fervent in converting the masses of the “Western,” “post-Christian” milieu to their anti-God cause.

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