Category : Church History

Written on May, 22, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

To the degree that America is Christian, it is Protestant. To the degree that there is a Christian hegemony in America this dominance is (or was) exercised by traditions that arose with and after the Reformation.

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Written on Feb, 18, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Beloved in the Lord: CHRIST IS AMONG US! To the God-beloved Pastors, Monastics, and all Faithful Children of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the Diaspora and Ukraine, The Holy and Sacred Season of Great Lent is upon us! Each year, the Church offers us the Lenten season as a time of repentance and renewal. As for us, Orthodox Christians, the contemplation on this …

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Written on Jan, 30, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Moscow’s argument is that each Church is independent and there is no Church is subordinated to any other Church or indeed the other Churches. To say this is to say that the gifts of the Church of Russia are not gifts also for the Church of Greece or Serbia or America or Constantinople.

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Written on Jan, 29, 2019 by in | 1 Comment.

Reconciliation between Churches, as between individuals, first of all, requires a willingness to be reconciled. This, in turn, requires a willingness to acknowledge my own faults even and this even if I believe that I am (mostly) in the right.

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We’ve heard over the years that Orthodoxy is the fastest growing religion in America. But is this true?

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Written on Nov, 08, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

…it’s obvious that the gatekeepers of the old world have been bypassed. There’s now a direct audience-to-ideologue connection. Jordan Peterson often points to this direct connection as one of the key binding agents in the Intellectual Dark Web – that people like him, Sam Harris, Ben Shapiro, Dave Rubin, have built their own vast audiences from nothing but charisma and ideas …

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Written on Apr, 25, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

Source: (UOC-USA) To the Venerable Clergy, Clergy, Monastics and Faithful of our Holy Ukrainian Orthodox  Church in Diaspora: CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN! We write to you all having been informed about recent events in Ukraine surrounding the life of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.  If you have not yet heard or read anything about these events, which are …

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Written on Mar, 14, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

For Thomas, God is not ‘separated’ from the world as a subsistent entity conceivable apart from his causal relationship to created beings; it is as cause of all beings that God ‘separates’ himself from all his effects by distinguishing those effects from himself. In this sense the ‘concept’ of God is, in truth, the concept of the relationship of God and world, conceived as an ordered plurality of diverse beings, each of which receives its being from the divine source of being.

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Written on Mar, 14, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

To the Beloved-of-God Pastors, Venerable Monastics, and all the Faithful Children of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the Diaspora and in Ukraine   “It is the day of Resurrection, let us be illumined O people! Pascha, the Lord’s Pascha; for Christ God has led us from death unto life, and from earth to heaven, as we sing a song of victory.” (Paschal …

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Written on Feb, 27, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

h/t: Byzantine,Texas

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