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Posts tagged “Orthodoxy”

An Expatriate Of The Heart

He did everything by the book, and his marriage and career still fell apart. Now he’s planning to leave the US. Is he wrong?

Posted January 9th, 2019

The Past And Future Of Spanish Catholicism

The connection between Spain’s church and the Francisco Franco regime is a heavy weight

Posted December 27th, 2018

Religion Of Head And Heart

Sometimes you just have to go through and experience it to know

Posted December 20th, 2018

It’s Meaning In America

Reader: Why modern religion fails to satisfy our hunger

Posted November 21st, 2018

Conversion & Reconciling Narratives

A reader asks ex-Catholics who worship in other churches how they reconcile their past beliefs with their new profession

Posted November 14th, 2018

LGBT Fight Comes To Orthodoxy

The same fight that has eviscerated other Christian communions comes to the Eastern churches

Posted October 1st, 2018

The Ugly Politics Of Orthodoxy

Geopolitical rivalries rooted in centuries of conflict threaten to split world Orthodoxy

Posted September 7th, 2018

What If Catholics Come To Your Orthodox Parish?

Below, a really good reflection from Orthodox priest Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick, …

Posted August 27th, 2018

Whisky Priests Vs. Cyanide Clerics

Sam Greene, Graham Greene, and the limits of cracked vessels of grace

Posted August 7th, 2018

The Gift Of Kintsugi Christianity

A lesson for Catholics in crisis: maybe you need to be shattered to be made authentically whole

Posted July 26th, 2018

Orthodox Messes Great And Small

War among Russia, Ukraine, and Constantinople — plus US Greek church mired in financial scandal

Posted July 10th, 2018

What Happened To Paul’s Churches?

‘None of his churches exist today’ says Evangelical pastor. Oh?

Posted July 1st, 2018

Policing Orthodoxy’s Borders

At last, the ‘dialogue’ camel sticks its nose under the Orthodox omophorion

Posted June 16th, 2018

French Catholicism: An Autopsy

Catholic historian sees Vatican II as the Church’s hemlock moment

Posted June 11th, 2018

St. Paisios & ‘Shamanistic’ Christianity

Learning from a mystical monk from Mount Athos

Posted May 31st, 2018

Psychedelics & Danger

What happens when your trip goes bad?

Posted May 25th, 2018

Orthodoxy & Psychedelics

What would the Church Fathers say about using these drugs for spiritual enlightenment?

Posted May 22nd, 2018