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Posts in category “Russia”

Kursk Root Icon In Starhill

Amazing time tonight at our mission parish. The Kursk Root icon visited. …

Posted May 17th, 2016

Learning Russian

The challenges and the pleasures of that language

Posted April 20th, 2016

The Sacramental Laurus

Reading the novel with Orthodox and Protestant eyes

Posted March 29th, 2016

Laurus Contest Winners

What do Americans today have to learn from this and other Russian novels? Readers weigh in

Posted February 15th, 2016

Laurus Review & Contest

Win one of 10 copies of Evgeny Vodolazkin’s masterpiece

Posted February 11th, 2016

The Church of Jesus Christ, Nationalist

‘Patriotism’ brings turmoil to the Russian Orthodox Church

Posted January 7th, 2016

Turmoil in Moscow

Turbulent priest fired by patriarch, goes out swinging

Posted January 3rd, 2016

‘Laurus’ Author on Metaxas Show

Evgeny Vodolazkin is in New York this week — and on the radio with Eric

Posted December 7th, 2015

What Is A Holy Fool?

Dostoevsky, Vodolazkin, and an extreme mystery of sanctity

Posted December 4th, 2015

‘People Need Other Things To Live By’

My interview with ‘Laurus’ author Evgeny Vodolazkin

Posted December 2nd, 2015

This Is How It Begins

NATO country Turkey shoots down Russian warplane

Posted November 24th, 2015

The End of Our Time

The Enlightenment, ’68ers, and the civilizational impasse of secular liberalism

Posted November 17th, 2015

Journalist Backs Press Restriction

Reporter: Media have to sympathize with subjects they cover — or else

Posted November 11th, 2015

The Wonder-Working Laurus

A breathtaking new novel opens up the Russian soul, and the romance of faith

Posted October 27th, 2015

The Elder Zosima Option?

What ordinary people can learn from monastic spirituality, according to Dostoevsky’s spiritual hero

Posted July 8th, 2015

The Guns of August 2015

Are Russia and the West stumbling towards Armageddon?

Posted June 30th, 2015

A Last Meal with Boris Nemtsov

‘Everybody understands everything in this country’ said Putin critic, whose murder today isn’t hard to explain

Posted February 27th, 2015