Food Court Handel

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St. Matthew Passion NY City Premiere Set for February 2011

Deborah Belonick, Advancement Information Officer, St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, 914-961-8313 ext 363, 914-961-4507 FAX, [SVOTS Communications • Yonkers, NY] The English-language U.S. premiere of the St. Matthew Passion, by renowned Russian Orthodox composer and churchman Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev, will debut in New York City on February … [Read more...]

Can There Be Morality Without God?

Introductory remarks given at the debate held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. By: Fr. Hans Jacobse I want to thank the Orthodox Christian Fellowship and the Secular Student Alliance of UMBC for their invitation to debate this evening. I am looking forward to a healthy and vigorous debate that is not only academically interesting, but I think is one of the central questions … [Read more...]

If by Rudyard Kipling

I ran across this poem I read years ago. It is still good, actually even more meaningful the older I get. If If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too: If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or … [Read more...]

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

A man worthy to be remembered whose writings changed the world. Source: Religion and Liberty One word of truth shall outweigh the whole world. Toward the close of his 1970 Nobel Prize lecture, Alexander Solzhenitsyn affirmed the power of literature “to help mankind, in these its troubled hours, to see itself as it really is, notwithstanding the indoctrinations of prejudiced people … [Read more...]