On Contemporary Narrow Mindedness in Orthodoxy

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Source: Mystagogy By Metropolitan Kallistos Ware of DiokleiaAlas, the element of nationalism, of ethnic narrowness, is a fact that we can see very widely in the contemporary Orthodox Church. And it has of course deep historical roots. It is not only a problem of today.Phyletism, setting nationalism above Orthodox catholicity, was defined as a heresy by the Church of Constantinople in 1872. We … [Read more...]

What Can Evangelicals and Orthodox Learn from One Another? [AUDIO]

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Met. Timothy Ware: "We Orthodox have the fullness of the faith but we do not live it out. Our treasures remain hidden and we do not live up to what we should be doing...Orthodox Christians are nominal and formal in their faith." A lecture delivered at North Park University in Chicago in Feb of 2011 with His Eminence Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, Professor Emeritus in Eastern Orthodox Studies at … [Read more...]

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