We hold these truths to be self-evident…

I love America. Yes, I know that America is not perfect, that we have a boatload of problems, that rights for some Americans have been hard fought, that we have messed up on occasion throughout the world, and every other complaint you hear again and again. Still, I love America. And the reason I love […]

Archbishop Demetrios’ Encyclical on the Fourth of July

July 4, 2009 Independence Day To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Day, Afternoon, and Church Schools, the Philoptochos Sisterhoods, the Youth, the Hellenic Organizations, and the […]

Wisdom from Samuel Adams

Thomas Sowell before the election

Recent Comments Progressives Use the Terms “Dialogue” and “Fundamentalism” to Attack… [3] Christopher Besides Rod’s important book “The Benedict Option”, this post reminded me of…Apr 19, 10:09 AM Michael Bauman Why do people lose courage? For many the faith and even Jesus…Apr 14, 10:56 AM John P. I can testify and confirm that there is […]

Freedom-Loving Orthodoxy

In the May 2008 issue of The Word,* published by the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, Gregory Cook looks at the ways Orthodox Christianity may “transfigure” America. “Orthodoxy has always been open to building on what is true and extant in any nation or culture,” Cook writes. “America should be no different.” *Also […]

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