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Holy Scripture in the Orthodox Church

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Holy Scripture in the Orthodox Church

Holy Scripture In the Orthodox Church Based on “Which English Translation of the Bible Should I Use?” by Metropolitan Isaiah of Denver Strictly speaking, there never was a “Bible” in the Orthodox Church, at least not as we commonly think of the Bible as a single volume book we can hold in our hand. Since […]

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IS THE TEACHING OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH PLATONIC?

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IS THE TEACHING OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH PLATONIC?

1. Introduction, and a general position of the Orthodox on the matter of Theology-Philosophy relations It is a fact that the question is often posed as to how Christianity related to ancient Hellenic philosophy and if the theological thought of the Church Fathers was influenced by Platonic philosophy, resulting in Orthodoxy adulterating the delivered Apostolic […]

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SAINT DYMPHNA, PATRON OF VICTIMS OF NERVOUS DISORDERS

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SAINT DYMPHNA, PATRON OF VICTIMS OF NERVOUS DISORDERS

ISLE OF SAINTS has long been a title popularly given to the island evangelized by St. Patrick, which nestles in the blue waters of the Atlantic. And appropriately it is so called for the names of the Irish saints would more than fill the Church’s calendar. Yet it is to be regretted that Catholics for […]

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Genuine and false experiences of the Grace of God

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Genuine and false experiences of the Grace of God

Recorded speech of Abbot, Archimandrite George of the Holy Monastery of Saint Gregory of the Holy Mountain Athos at Stratoni of Halkidiki, on 14 January 1989, at the invitation of the Most Reverend Nicodemus, Metropolitan of Hierissou, of the Holy Mountain Athos and Ardameri. I am very pleased seeing at this evening’s meeting, a holy […]

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An Exact Exposition of the Orthodox Faith, Book I

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An Exact Exposition of the Orthodox Faith, Book I

BOOK I CHAPTER I That the Deity is incomprehensible, and that we ought not to pry into and meddle with tire things which have not been delivered to us by the holy Prophets, and Apostles, and Evangelists. No one hath seen God at any time; the Only-begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the […]

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Why did Christ have to die for us?

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Why did Christ have to die for us?

Many might ask the question: Why did Christ, the most and only Innocent, have to face the worst form of death, the death on the cross, in order to reconcile man to God the Father? Did Christ truly rise from the dead? What would our lives have been if Christ had not died for us? […]

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The Sanctification of the Holy Chrism (Holy Myron)

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The Sanctification of the Holy Chrism (Holy Myron)

Introduction Patriarch Bartholomew announced that this year, 2012, the Holy Chrism will once again be consecrated on Holy Thursday in the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. The Holy Chrism is consecrated by the Ecumenical Patriarch for use in holy churches for the celebration of the sacrament of Holy Chrismation. The sacrament of Holy Chrismation is the […]

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Faith Alone is Insufficient for Salvation

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Faith Alone is Insufficient for Salvation

Many people who call themselves Christians say that it is through faith alone that you will be saved.  This is a dangerous error.  Salvation requires that we receive the Holy Spirit. Saint Theophan comments, “Believe, believe, and the Holy Spirit will come.”  This is the biggest lie.  Faith is indeed an indispensable condition for receiving […]

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An Overview of Orthodoxy

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An Overview of Orthodoxy

Dear Dr. Clendenin, Although your article in Christianity Today, Why I am not Orthodox is by now three years old, I have only recently discovered it on the Internet. (It was the tone of the title that caught my eye.) It was most refreshing to read an article by a Westerner as well informed as […]

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The Place of Holy Relics in the Orthodox Church

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The Place of Holy Relics in the Orthodox Church

Without doubt, matter is represented in the human body in a manner which is most puzzling, most mysterious, and most complex. The brain: What wondrous mysteries pass between its physical and spiritual parts! How vast is the experience of the human race. In no manner can one ever fully comprehend or grasp these mysteries. Indeed, […]

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