The Theology of Gender – 7. The Place of Women in Byzantine Society

The Theology of Gender – 7. The Place of Women in Byzantine Society

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara   Byzantine society was a dynamic union of different cultural elements based on Greek civilization and the Christian faith. Although Christianity was the decisive element in the formation of Byzantium, the practical application of the Christian ethos as a way of life met with the resistance of the...

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The Great Gain

The Great Gain

Archimandrite Theofilos Lemontzis, D. Th.   Forgiveness is the effort and exercise of a love that is, in the end, transformed into joy and leads to salvation, as Saint Païsios the Athonite notes: ‘There’s no greater joy than that which you feel when you’re hard done by. I wish everybody...

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Our favorite story

Our favorite story

Do you have a favorite story you like to hear again and again? Do you ask your parents to read a book to you over and over? Two weeks ago, we celebrated the great feast of Pascha (Easter), when our Lord Jesus Christ rose from the dead! On that day,...

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The Resurrection in the Gospel of John

The Resurrection in the Gospel of John

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Resurrection of Christ Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the...

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