The Five Tasks of a Theologian in the 21st Century

By John G. Panagiotou Address delivered at the Opening Convocation of Cummins Theological Seminary, Summerville, South Carolina on September 10, 2016. The students entering seminary to begin their studies might ask “Why such a lofty topic?" "We came to seminary to become pastors and ministers, not scholars or academics." And to them I respond, "You're right." Cummins has trained … [Read more...]

Exposing the Left’s Dogmatism on Sexual Orientation and Gender

The essay below written by Janice Shaw Crouse summarizes a study released last week in the The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Science that deals with the politicization of sex and gender over the last few decades in Western culture. The study "follows three years of lengthy, thorough work studying, analyzing and summarizing nearly 200 peer-reviewed studies beginning in 1950 and … [Read more...]

Millennials Should Read Solzhenitsyn

By Fr. Johannes L. Jacobse Alexander Solzhenitsyn wrote, “Socialism of any type leads to the destruction of the human spirit.” That premise, that truth, that touchstone, breaks the shackles that define economics as solely a materialist (and thus soulless) enterprise. Source: Acton Commentary The appeal of Bernie Sanders’ socialism is a puzzle to many, but it shouldn't be, not if we … [Read more...]

Russia and the West Have Swapped Spiritual and Cultural Roles

Editor's Note: Readers will argue about the author's positive assessment of Russian culture in this essay. Don't get caught up in that. Look instead at the descriptions of 'Democratic' West, particularly the spiritual exhaustion we face and our refusal to resist the culture of death that grows around us. Those are indisputable. Source: Russia Insider By Iben Thranholm Russians are … [Read more...]

Fr. John Peck on the Coming Underground Church [AUDIO]

Many are noticing that the church is moving underground in America in the wake of growing persecution. Adam Lowell Roberts, an ordained reader in the Orthodox Church, talks with Fr John Peck, a priest in Arizona who is preparing for the coming underground church in our modern society in some interesting ways. This is two part interview. These interviews come from the "Go Forth: Modern and … [Read more...]

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