Orthodoxy is life. If we don’ t live Orthodoxy, we simply are not Orthodox, no matter what formal beliefs we might hold.
History & Tradition
Florensky maintains here that the whole of modern culture is nothing but a state of chronic rebellion against God, and that without clearly recognizing this it will be impossible to alter this course of civilization.
It was as if the weight of the prayers lifted somehow, something I call “calling in the cavalry” – an American term that means that we are joined by fighters on horseback who sit higher and see the battlefield more clearly and make the prospect of victory tangible.
“Mankind” or “the people” does not exist as a person for whom you could do something right now.