[ad_1] by Bogdan G. Bucur  |  ру́сский This essay was initially revealed throughout Holy Week 2017. Disturbing Words, Disturbed Emotions The phrases in the title are from one of the stichera at the Beatitudes chanted on Holy Thursday night (Triodion, 589). Similar references to “arrogant Israel, people guilty of blood,”  “bloodthirsty people, jealous and vengeful,”…

[ad_1] Above: Greek fisherman aids refugees off the island of Lesvos. Photograph by Sergey Ponomarev.   “As Orthodox Christians and as Americans, we categorical our unhappiness  and ache for our brothers and sisters throughout the world who discover themselves in tragic circumstances of hostility, violence and struggle, the place households have been torn aside, displaced…

[ad_1] Της Κάρι Φρέντερικ Φρόστ (Carrie Frederick Frost)  |  English Εάν επανεντάσσαμε την χειροτονηθείσα γυναικεία διακονία στην σημερινή Ορθόδοξη εκκλησία, θα βλέπαμε μια έκχυση γυναικείων χαρισμάτων. Μια νέα και αναγκαία πηγή που θα μεταμόρφωνε τόσο την Εκκλησία όσο και τον κόσμο. Για να εκτιμήσουμε πλήρως τις θετικές προοπτικές της γυναικείας διακονίας, πρέπει πρώτα να καταλάβουμε πως…

[ad_1] Theological analysis has at all times been a mandate of the Orthodox Peace Fellowship in addition to In Communion, and this yr we now have launched a brand new analysis challenge on the saints of the Church. It has change into customary to function saints on the cowl of our journal for a number…

[ad_1] by Carrie Frederick Frost  |  ελληνικά The reinstitution of the ordained feminine diaconate in the Orthodox Church as we speak would end in a much-needed and transformative outpouring of girls’s items into the Church and into the world. In order to understand the optimistic potential of the feminine diaconate, we should perceive the absolute parity…

[ad_1] Hieromonk Fr. Seraphim Aldea was in Paris shortly after the November 2015 assaults in Paris. In the next, written shortly after the assaults, he displays on peace and violence in mild of those assaults. In the addendum, written two months later, Fr. Seraphim responds to some criticisms of his preliminary reflection. It’s been a…

[ad_1] Давор Џалто  |  English Овај текст говори о православној цркви у њеној институционалној димензији. Још говори о начину на који институција цркве функционише у земљама у којима је православље доминантна и традиционална вера (тзв. ”православним земљама” што је, иако ефектна, суштински парадоксална формулација). Чини се, и то ће бити основна теза у овом тексту,…