Monthly Archives: October 2008

A Spiritual Springtime for American Orthodoxy

Reflections on the last 40 Years – Protopresbyter Thomas HopkoOrthodox Monastery of the TransfigurationEllwood City, PennsylvaniaSeptember 27, 2008 Membership in the Orthodox churches in North America in the past forty years has radically decreased. There are probably about half as … Continue reading

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An Orthodox JW?

Adam’s likeness, Lord, efface,Stamp thy image in its place;Second Adam from above,Reinstate us in thy love.Let us thee, though lost, regain,Thee, the life, the inner man;O, to all thyself impart,Formed in each believing heart. Heavenly Adam, life divine,Change my nature … Continue reading

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Putting the Fun in Dysfunction Since AD 33

This week’s Orthodixie Podcast features “news” from around the country (sponsored by e-Hierarchy dot com) — and this week’s Person of the Week. The Orthodixie Podcast on Ancient Faith Radio. (Or listen right here.)

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Lessons from a Turkish market

In Istanbul the great marketplace is jammed. Arm in arm the shoppers come, jostled, impeded and pressed forward by the throng. Noisy and competitive, it’s a fluid masterpiece of diversity and the side-by-side offering of similar products and services. An … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Person of the Christ

The Person of the Christ:The Early Context of the Saviorby Daniel Fanous When putting together a large and complex puzzle, one must begin by defining the margins. It’s often tempting to lump together whole sections that obviously fit, yet without … Continue reading

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Ecumenical Patriarch Speaks at the Vatican

VATICAN CITY, 18 OCT 2008 (VIS) – In the Sistine Chapel at 5 p.m. [Saturday], the Holy Father presided at the celebration of first Vespers of the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, marking the participation of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I … Continue reading

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XXX, Nectarios & Ixnay

I almost hate to update the blog, knocking this post (which is garnering lots of comments, 55 to date) from top billing. But, on googling “Orthodox Church” in the News category, the following announcements popped up from Ohio. I just … Continue reading

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