Monthly Archives: April 2006

Orthodoxy Ain’t Hip

“When I was a teenager back in the 1940s, I thought there was something wrong with our church because we were not changing, and I wondered, ‘What is the problem?’ ” said Isaiah, now 75 and metropolitan (bishop) of the … Continue reading

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April: Over & Out, Etc …

The Ten Commandmentsby Anonymous I. -Have thou no other gods but me, II. -And to no image bow thy knee. III. -Take not the name of God in vain: IV. -The sabbath day do not profane. V. -Honour thy father … Continue reading

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Elaine Pagels’s Expertise?

Apr. 25 (CWNews.com) – Two weeks ago, at the height of the Gospel of Judas mania, a Google News search of “Elaine Pagels” plus “expert” scored 157 hits; she was the media’s prime go-to person for a scholarly read on … Continue reading

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Red Eggs at Pascha (Easter)

The following is taken from an old book, “The Most Useful KNOWLEDGE for the Orthodox Russian-American Young People,” compiled by the Very Rev’d Peter G. Kohanik, 1932-1934. During Easter Day the egg stands as symbol of the resurrection of Christ, … Continue reading

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Bleeding Icon in Penza?

Penza, April 25, Interfax – Parishioners of the church of the Holy Trinity at the Stary Balovay village 200 kilometers away from Penza became witnesses on Easter eve of an extraordinary phenomenon as myrrh poured down and blood exuded from … Continue reading

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Prince of Peace in a Can

Not every member of the congregation will approve, but at least it solves the problem of who will play the organ. The Hymnal Plus, a karaoke-like machine with a repertoire of almost 3,000 hymns and psalms, is becoming a must-have … Continue reading

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A Bosnian Pyramid?

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