Nature and City in the Greek East

The poet seems to suggest that we can now find the natural city only in the imagination. The bridge for the modernist poet is now an interior, and even a psychological function. It was not always so. Source: Πεμτουσια (Pemtousia) By Bruce Seraphim Foltz The beauty of the city is not as heretofore scattered over it in patches, but covers the whole area like a robe woven to the fringe. … [Read more...]

Orthodox Lectures at Acton University, June 2015 [AUDIO]

Ancient Faith Radio is pleased to present the Orthodox lectures from the 2015 Acton University, a week long event that draws people from around the world which took place this past June. The lectures were delivered by Frs. Johannes Jacobse, Gregory Jensen and Michael Butler. Two more lectures were delivered by Dylan Pahlman, research fellow at the Acton Institute. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: … [Read more...]

Recreation and Re-Creation [VIDEO]

Classically trained iconographer, Lynette Hull, draws fascinating parallels between contemporary and ancient icons. About Lynette Hull From Orthodox Arts Journal: In 2004, Lynette Hull discovered iconography by taking a class advertised in a local newspaper. Smitten with the process of iconography and the theology behind the process, Lynette pursued further study which lead to her … [Read more...]

Mary: The Example to All Christians

By John G. Panagiotou Mary of Nazareth has been given many titles over the last two millennia. She is called the Virgin Mary, Theotokos (Greek: “Birthgiver of God”), Panagia (Greek: “All Holy One”), the Blessed Mother and Our Lady to name a few. No other woman has achieved such enduring fame and influence than has Jesus’ mother Mary. Through eyes of the world, … [Read more...]

Planned Inhumanities: From Roe to Obergefell

Source: The Public Discourse By Robert Oscar Lopez Consider the intellectual consequences of the foundational belief that humanity can be “planned.” Such a belief means that humans can be edited and arranged; it makes children into objects rather than subjects. I am, perhaps, an outlier on the current Planned Parenthood scandal. I am not shocked that high-ranking officials in … [Read more...]

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