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An Orthodox Christian Response to Ecofeminist Theological Claims

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An Orthodox Christian Response to Ecofeminist Theological Claims

The term “ecofeminism” was coined in 1984 by Francoise d’ Euabonne to describe women’s ability to work towards the purposes and goals of the ecological movement. Since then, it has been adopted by many intellectuals who aim to connect, historically and philosophically, the phenomena of women’s oppression and nature’s exploitation.  Ecofeminist theology serves the goals […]

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Metropolitan Methodios of Boston on the issue of Physician Assisted Suicide

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Metropolitan Methodios of Boston on the issue of Physician Assisted Suicide

On October 9, 2012 Metropolitan Methodios hosted Boston area religious leaders at the Metropolis to discuss the issue of Physician Assisted Suicide.  Below are his opening remarks. I am deeply grateful to all of you who took the time from your very busy schedules to come today to discuss an issue of great importance. I […]

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Blessed are the Merciful for they shall obtain Mercy

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Blessed are the Merciful for they shall obtain Mercy

One day Jesus was teaching in the courtyard of the Temple in Jerusalem. While he was there, the Pharisees brought before him a woman who had been caught committing adultery (John 8:1-11). Priding themselves upon being the strict interpreters of the Law of Moses, the Pharisees declared that the woman deserved to be put to […]

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Skull of Apostle Matthew Revealed during Church Celebration

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Skull of Apostle Matthew Revealed during Church Celebration

A fragment of the skull of the Apostle Matthew is placed on display in an Orthodox church in Cairo, on Thursday, for the first time in recent memory. The skull was displayed during celebrations of the Church’s 80th anniversary since its foundation. Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria told Reuters that Saint Matthew was killed in Ethiopia by the […]

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PATRIARCHAL CHRISTMAS ENCYCLICAL 2011

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PATRIARCHAL CHRISTMAS ENCYCLICAL 2011

Dec 20, 2011 ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE Prot. No. 1192 + B A R T H O L O M E W By the Mercy of God Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church 
Grace, Peace and Mercy from our Savior Born in Bethlehem   “Christ is born again and the […]

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CAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY SPEAK TO EASTERN RELIGIONS?

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CAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY SPEAK TO EASTERN RELIGIONS?

I recently had a conversation with a dear Eastern Orthodox priest, whose twenty six year old son had left home the day before to live indefinitely at a Buddhist monastery. He was heart broken. His son was not a stranger to Eastern Orthodoxy or to its monastic tradition, having even spent two months on the […]

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SAINT NICHOLAS, ARCHBISHOP OF MYRRA

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SAINT NICHOLAS, ARCHBISHOP OF MYRRA

Santa Claus is synonymous with the culture of Christmas, but before the common image of a fat man in read coat guzzling down Coca-Cola, he was a real man known as Saint Nicholas of Myra. He taught the Gospel simply, so ordinary people understood, and he lived out his faith and devotion to God in […]

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