UPDATE: I am away this week for our annual Clergy Brotherhood Retreat – Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America; blog updates and comment approval may be nonexistent.
I have a suspicion that many AFR listeners may not understand this week’s podcast.
Because I know for a fact there’s folks out there in AFR land who are non-Orthodox — Baptists, Lutherans, Methodists, Anglicans — and, yes, even nominal Christians and secular types.
Some people will definitely be offended.
But, I also suspect that many of those same people are, like me …
come closer …
Typical signs of Orthodox White People are exposed by the following questions:
Have you written a book about your conversion to Orthodoxy?
— With the exception of Fr James Bernstein, you are white.
Have you read a book about someone’s conversion to Orthodoxy?
— No doubt, you are white.
What’s that, you say? You are an Orthodox blogger?
— Whitey, whitey, whitey.
OH! You are an African-American convert?
— Yes, well, welcome to the club — and, in this club, you may as well be white, too, buddy.
By now there are some of you thinking: “Hey! You can’t talk that way!”
Well, I don’t.
But plenty of so-called ethnic Orthodox …
The Orthodixie Podcast on Ancient Faith Radio.
Or, just listen right here.