Conflicted Hearts: Social Justice and Orthodoxy

Conflicted Hearts: Orthodox Christians and Social Justice in an Age of Globalization, my article on economics and social justice, has been posted on the AGAIN Magazine Web site. Read the full article here. Just as there is no real understanding of many bioethical issues without a general grasp of underlying medical technology, there is no real understanding of “social justice” without an … [Read more...]

Amazing Grace — Nana Mouskouri

Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me. I once was lost but now am found, Was blind, but now I see. T'was Grace that taught my heart to fear. And Grace, my fears relieved. How precious did that Grace appear The hour I first believed. Through many dangers, toils and snares I have already come; 'Tis Grace that brought me safe thus far and Grace will lead me … [Read more...]

Day on Mt. Athos

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An Orthodox Balm for Europe

Dr. Nicolai Petro, professor of politics at the University of Rhode Island, speaks on the growth of Orthodoxy in Eastern Europe after the fall of Communism and what that growth could mean for the political and cultural future of Europe. Also, Rod Dreher, a columnist with the Dallas Morning News, discusses religion and politics in America. … [Read more...]

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