Monthly Archives: February 2008

Balkanizing Kosovo. So?

It is already Sunday in Kosovo, and the Muslims have most likely declared their independence from Serbia. What a shame that our nation, especially the previous administration, has been the chief catalyst in handing over the most sacred region of … Continue reading

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Fast Forwarding & Fast Free

Whatever calender you use, if you’re Orthodox, this is a fast free week, so that when we eat our ice cream on Wednesday and pizza on Friday we will remember that we sin like the Publican more than we fast … Continue reading

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Without Love, It’s All Just Peas & Carrots

Miss Jane gets a tongue lashing, Mr Bodine speaks in tongues. Things go dark as I interview Dr Indadark. In the end, lacking the main ingredient, it’s all just peas and carrots. Suffice it to say: Love covers a multitude … Continue reading

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Bishop Hilarion on Liberal Christianity

I would like to draw your attention to the danger of liberal Christianity. The liberalization of moral standards, initiated by some Protestant and Anglican communities several decades ago and developing with ever-increasing speed, has now brought us to a situation … Continue reading

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Like it or not, it’s V.D.

Today is Valentine’s Day, the day on which we celebrate love and especially romantic love. This day is linked to Greco-Roman February holidays devoted to fertility, in particular, the festival of Lupercalia. The romantic overtone of the holiday is in … Continue reading

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COMMENT: The Orthodox Study Bible

The following comment, sent in by a blog reader, concerns yesterday’s post about the new Orthodox Study Bible:I still wonder if this is really good. I mean, yes, having a Bible in hand that will motivate one to read it … Continue reading

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A Case for the Orthodox Study Bible (Sorta)

Blog reg Keith sent me an NPR story about Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee’s continual biblical references and his audience’s lack of understanding. Well, call it coincidence but, though Huckabee may lose, this dilemma is just in time for a remedy … Continue reading

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