Source: Orthodox Christianity. Reprinted with permission. By Olga Rozhneva Marina was shivering and reached for her warm sweater—the air conditioner was blasting. True, it was much more comfortable in the new Israeli bus than in the former, shabby Egyptian one, where even the seat backs were broken and wouldn’t stay upright. Regina the tour guide, a … [Read more...] about Who’s Mary Magdalene?
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Source: Appalachian Magazine. Ask any of the millions of children scattered throughout the Appalachian Mountains what day of the year Christmas is on and you will undoubtedly hear, “December 25th”. Everyone from Northern Alabama to the Katahdin Summit in Maine knows that it is on this date that Santa Claus comes to town. Interestingly, if you had been roaming … [Read more...] about Why Early Appalachian Settlers Originally Celebrated Christmas in January
The poverty of European civilization1 has been revealed by this war.2 The ugly nakedness of Europe has brought to shame all those who used to bow before Europe's mask. It was a silken shining mask hiding the inner ugliness and poverty of Europe. The mask was called: culture, civilization, progress, modernism. All was only vanitas vanitatum and povertas povertatum. When the soul … [Read more...] about The Poverty of European Civilization
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 our brothers and sisters in Europe. By Fabio L. Leite THE THREE INVERSIONS Three "inversions" characterize the … [Read more...] about The Revolutionary Mentality is the Confusion of our Time
By Fr. Stephen Siniari He went out there, and lucky man, he found her. Looking at her, in her short little outfit, tattoos and piercings, the jet black hair and combat boots, he couldn’t believe it. How many churches had her mother called? There were more than forty in the city. Hmm. That was a surprise. Forty Orthodox churches. Not one had answered her call yesterday. … [Read more...] about The Tunnel