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Catholicism and Russian Orthodoxy

Catholicism and Russian Orthodoxy To cut a 400-year-old story short, that country has three main religious bodies which worship in an eastern-Christian way. The so-called Greek Catholics or Eastern-rite Catholics who follow the Orthodox style of prayer but owe allegiance to the pope … Read more on The Economist (blog) Lucie Green interview: The solar physicist on counting butterflies, robot arms … … the site from 1860 until the end of the Second World War, when it was turned into an army base. The ruins were discovered by archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority who were excavating the site ahead of building new flats for the city … Read more on The Independent What I Learned as an Egyptian Studying With the 'Enemy' in Tel Aviv I also encountered Israelis who were born and raised in the … Read entire article »

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What's the Point of a Supreme Court Dissent? He laments the way the Court's decision “will be used to vilify Americans who are unwilling to assent to the new orthodoxy” on gay rights—those who “risk being labeled as bigots” if they say that gays should be excluded from marriage. (Alito was … Read more on The Nation. Rohith Vemula Is Alive The right to life and personal liberty are denied to the dalits overtly at rural parts and subtly at urban parts, by the Hindu upper caste religious orthodoxy. Those like Rohith suffer death if tried to assert these basic rights and proclaimed as “Anti … Read more on CounterCurrents.org The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this … Read entire article »

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Off the Path of Orthodoxy Modern Orthodoxy, whose borders are somewhat porous, can best be defined as a life style that embraces the many commandments of the Torah and Talmud but nonetheless allows participation in a larger world: access to media, higher education, career … Read more on The New Yorker Conclusion: Church of Nativity, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Golgotha The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is where the Virgin Mary is said to have given birth to Jesus. The site, venerated by Christians since the second century, is the oldest church in the Holy Land. The first Church was built by Emperor Constantine … Read more on Columbia Star The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this … Read entire article »

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BBC Documentary – A History of Christianity Ep 3 – Orthodoxy From Empire To Empire

Today, Eastern Orthodox Christianity flourishes in the Balkans and Russia, with over 150 million members worldwide. It is unlike Catholicism or Protestantism – worship is carefully choreographed, icons pull the faithful into a mystical union with Christ, and everywhere there is a symbol of a fierce-looking bird, the double-headed eagle. What story is this ancient drama trying to tell us? In the third part of his journey into the history of Christianity, Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch charts Orthodoxy’s extraordinary fight for survival. After its glory days in the eastern Roman Empire, it stood right in the path of Muslim expansion, suffered betrayal by crusading Catholics, was seized by the Russian tsars and faced near-extinction under Soviet communism. MacCulloch visits the greatest collection of early icons in the Sinai desert, a surviving relic of … Read entire article »

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A History of Celebrity Chefs Insulting the Crap Out of Each Other I'm suspicious of orthodoxy, the kind of orthodoxy when it comes to what you put in your mouth." Jacques Pepin on Gordon Ramsay: "The worst offenders insult and humiliate their crew, cursing and swearing, with every other word a bleeped expletive.". Read more on E! Online Denominational Déjà Vu If the “open” in “Open Orthodoxy” means to imply that what has long been called Orthodox Judaism is somehow “closed” to other Jews, that proposition would greatly surprise any non-Orthodox Jew who has ever walked into an Orthodox shul. What it more … Read more on The Jewish Week Inside the World of Egypt's Salafist Muslims Pellegrin: These Salafists are so devout, their whole life really revolves around the idea of orthodoxy, trying to be as close … Read entire article »

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Listening to the Lord I had the privilege of attending a dinner last Friday evening that hosted the former Chief Rabbi of the British Empire, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. It was a sublime experience for me. Because if Centrist Orthodoxy has a leader, he is it. He addressed … Read more on The Times of Israel (blog) Emes Ve-Emunah: I Want, I Want, Want… I had hoped to move on to a different subject today. But as Michael Corleone once said, 'Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in'. Obviously the condemnation of Open Orthodoxy and its affiliate organizations by the Agudah and the nearly … Read more on The Jewish Press (blog) 'New Democrats' sound alarm over Sanders and Clinton's leftward march Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley spoke passionately about the … Read entire article »

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Archbishop Ieronymos Claims Europe Is Against Greek Orthodoxy

Archbishop Ieronymos Claims Europe Is Against Greek Orthodoxy Ieronymos spoke on the occasion of a recent government proposal to make easier for students to be exempted from religious education classes. “The recent incident regarding religious education classes is the tip of the iceberg, I'm afraid. It seems that … Read more on Greek Reporter The New Orthodoxy Particularly in the area of human sexuality there already is ample evidence that the mere articulation of traditional Church teaching is an intolerable offense against what Mr. Alito calls the new orthodoxy. The assertion of a right to opinion contrary … Read more on Virtue Online Self-Image as a Bulwark of Darwinian Orthodoxy Carrying on the wonderful legacy of the noble Chuck Colson, the guys at BreakPoint — John Stonestreet and Eric Metaxas — are some of the more insightful … Read entire article »

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Commentary: Memory eternal, for a quiet giant in American Orthodoxy As the late Father Peter Gillquist, the movement's charismatic leader, told me in 1992: "One Orthodox leader said to me, 'How are we supposed to incorporate a couple of thousand Bill Grahams into the world of Orthodoxy?'" Cancer took Gillquist in 2012 … Read more on Verde Independent The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is about With audio and video presentations. Attention... Feel free to comment where it is allowed, only on the post's contents !General comments about this site just for the purpose to leave a backlink wont be accepted and will be deleted... … Read entire article »

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The awakening of moderate Orthodoxy

The awakening of moderate Orthodoxy The Tzohar rabbis won't admit it, but they are heading towards US Rabbi Avi Weiss' "open orthodoxy." It wasn't too long ago that Israel's Chief Rabbinate doubted whether Weiss has the authority to declare a man as Jewish, while in the US he was accused … Read more on Ynetnews Yes, Orthodoxy is still to blame The Orthodox Jewish establishment can wash its hands of the man who stabbed six people, and claim that he does not speak for Orthodoxy, but the fact of the matter remains: This man is a product of the Orthodox establishment. This man is not a lone fox, … Read more on New Voices Ex-Hasidic Jew's Suicide Cannot Be Blamed on Orthodoxy Some of that fantasizing came from tabloid media and the sort of people outside the Orthodox … Read entire article »

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On Religion Late American Orthodoxy leader 'utterly fearless' This past week, Orthodox priests from across the nation gathered at St. Ignatius Church — the large parish near Nashville, Tenn., that Walker founded 30 years ago — for his funeral, after cancer took the pastor who had helped so many enter Orthodoxy … Read more on Arkansas Online The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is about With audio and video presentations. Attention... Feel free to comment where it is allowed, only on the post's contents !General comments about this site just for the purpose to leave a backlink wont be accepted and will be deleted... … Read entire article »

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