I can answer general questions about the teachings of the Orthodox Church and Orthodox monasticism, particularly differences from Protestants and Catholics.
Orthodox Christian convert from Protestantism over 30 years ago.
American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese
Monachos.net Discussion Community http://www.monachos.net/forum/forum.php
1 year seminary training. 30 years research.
I enjoy helping people become more aware of the vast treasure of the ancient Christian Faith that has been safeguarded by the Holy Orthodox Church for over 2000 years.
Orthodox comes from the Greek: Ortho Doxa, which has several meanings: Right Glory, True Praise, Correct Doctrine. The Orthodox Church teaches that it has correctly preserved the Apostolic Witness from the time of our Lord's Incarnation th until the present day.
Our Lord, God, and Savior, Christ Jesus, did not give us a book. He gave us the Church, the continuing worshipping community of believers. It is in the Church and through the Church that the compendium of writings that we call the Bible was created.
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Glory to Jesus Christ! A good place to find patristic writings would be at: http://www.monachos.net This is a website dedicated to Patristics and monasticism. There are many writings on a variety
To take up our cross is simply to take whatever sufferings come our way willingly and without complaint. We accept what God sends our way with a grateful heart, as an opportunity to receive a blessing
Many fundamentalist Protestants key on the fact that "magic" is being portrayed and, of course, "magic" is "evil". However the Orthodox Church has a more mature view of such things. Here is an interesting
Translation is a tricky business, especially when translating ancient languages. There are often questions and controversy about specific words and what they mean, and it is always difficult to find the
There is nothing in the Orthodox tradition or in our hymnody that indicates any such thing happened. We teach that Christ Jesus was, in fact, cut by the circumcision knife and He was marked. No melted