Monthly Archives: June 2010

Cross Examining the Crucifiction

The following is from AOL News. Call me old-fashioned but, for this post, I’ll let St Paul have the final word. (June 27) — The crucifix is the defining symbol of Christianity, a constant reminder to the faithful of the … Continue reading

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Stung by Jung

I am not a “Jungian” (Carl Jung himself said: “Thank God I’m Jung and not a Jungian”), but I have always been fascinated by the life and work of the Swiss psychiatrist and founder of analytical psychology. Jung died 20 … Continue reading

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JUNE 26: St David of Thessaloniki

The following snip is stolen from the website of John Sanidopoulos — The earliest written chronicle of the life of Saint David comes from his contemporary, Saint John Moschos, in his Leimonarion or Spiritual Meadow. Saint John together with his … Continue reading

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The Pope Was a Girl?

Over at Get Religion there’s a story about THIS STORY; as one commenter wrote: I remember an advertisement on the History Channel in which Sam Waterston recounted the story of Pope Joan as history … with a straight face. I … Continue reading

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Anna Akhmatova & St John’s Eve

Today is the birthday of Anna Akhmatova; it’s also St John’s Eve (aka Midsummer Night’s Eve). From The Voice of Another Don’t torment your heart with earthly joys,Don’t cling to your wife or your home,Take the bread from your childTo … Continue reading

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Aidan’s Song – A Year in the Life of a Parish Priest

On a special edition of the Orthodixie Podcast, I interview the author of the new book Aidan’s Song – A Year in the Life of a Parish Priest. The book has been compared to the Far Side cartoon and the … Continue reading

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DIASPORADO – The Episcopal Assembly

Hat tip to tmatt, apologies to the Eagles — and hoping for fruit from the Episcopal Assembly … DIASPORADO Diasporado, it’s time you come to your sensesYou been out buildin’ fences for so long nowThis land’s an odd oneGod knows … Continue reading

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