An Open Letter To Orthodox Anglicans

Source: Journey to Orthodoxy Highlight: Years ago, my search for historic, English Christianity led me to read the Ecclesiastical History of the English Church by the Venerable Bede. What did I find? An early encounter between the evangelist Saint Augustine, and English king Ethelbert struck me as somehow strange: Augustine's companions carried images of Christ, painted on boards - (icons) as … [Read more...]

Met. Hilarion: The Problem of Religious Intolerance. What Can We Do Together?

Source: Department for External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church Highlight: At present we are experiencing a new era of persecution against Christians, which some compare to the time of the Roman emperors of the first three centuries. People in problem-free countries know nothing or do not want to know anything about it. Only a handful of public and human rights … [Read more...]

Medved: Does It Matter if only 1.4% of People are Gay?

Source: USA Today | Michael Medved The nation's increasingly visible and influential gay community embraces the notion of sexual orientation as an innate, immutable characteristic, like left-handedness or eye color. But a major federal sex survey suggests a far more fluid, varied life experience for those who acknowledge same-sex attraction. The results of this scientific research shouldn't … [Read more...]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Study Says Only 1.4% of Population Homosexual

Source: The American Culture A scientific study commissioned by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has found that only 1.4 percent of people are homosexual. I suppose that that must surprise you. The first thing I thought of when I read  Michael Medved’s article about the study was how different the facts are from what … [Read more...]

Eugene Ionesco and the Elder On Mount Athos

Source: Mystagogy Eugène Ionesco (26 November 1909 – 28 March 1994) was a Romanian and French playwright and dramatist, and one of the foremost playwrights of the Theatre of the Absurd. In an interview with French magazine Paris-Match, Eugene Ionesco mentions the following experience he had on Mount Athos: I was born in an Orthodox family and I lived in Paris. At twenty-five years, I was … [Read more...]

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