Orthodoxy is life. If we don’ t live Orthodoxy, we simply are not Orthodox, no matter what formal beliefs we might hold.
Politics & Society
“I guess it really was all for nothing…” Marina worried. Her daughter had distanced herself from her. Why has her daughter squandered the warmth and comfort the Church offerred; why has she lost her strong, childhood faith?
Were the Scots-Irish who settled in the Appalachian mountains America’s first Old Calendarists? Until the last century they celebrated Christmas on January 7. Here’s why.
St. Nikolai: WWI had revealed the poverty of European civilization and brought to shame all those who used to bow before Europe’s silken shining mask that hides an inner ugliness.
The ideas of the Brazilian philosopher Olavo de Carvalho provide important tools not only to analyze, but to criticize and resist the destructive current cultural currents of our time. Many of these currents spring from the ideologies that oppressed the people of Europe.
They call it the tunnel, there in the shadows under the elevated train that runs up above Kensington Avenue. They call the boys and girl who work there tunnel-boys, or tunnel-girls, selling themselves for eight to ten bags a night. . .
George Weigel’s unfounded, insulting accusations against the senior leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church.
To address the needs of the Russian Church recovering from Communist oppression, this unique manifesto insightfully raises cultural, theological, and ecclesio-social issues that will be of compelling interest to Christians everywhere.
“Mankind” or “the people” does not exist as a person for whom you could do something right now.
What is philosophical materialism? To use Solzhenitsyn’s definition, it is the belief that man has no transcendent referent. “To such consciousness, man is the touchstone in judging and evaluating everything on earth . . . “
The poet seems to suggest that we can now find the natural city only in the imagination. The bridge for the modernist poet is now an interior, and even a psychological function. It was not always so.