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Millennialism and Messianism

Georgia Moulopoulou, M. Th.   Millennial doctrines also came to light from the books of the Apocalyptic literature of Judaism. Such books were Esdras,…

Aug 19, 2017

The Image of the Turks in the Vitae of the Neomartyrs of the Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Elpidoforos (Lambryniades) of Prusa   The image that one nation has for another goes through different levels of the social, cultural,…

Aug 18, 2017

The Dormition of the Mother of God – Transition to Life [2]

Elder Efraim, Abbot of the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi, the Holy Mountain   After the Lord’s Resurrection, it was Our Most Holy Lady who…

Aug 17, 2017

Abbot Damascene: Genesis – Evolution under the light of the teaching of the Holy Fathers

Watch Now The teaching of Father Seraphim Rose about the patristic view of the creation of the world and its impact to the life of the modern man and Christian…

Aug 16, 2017

The Dormition of the Mother of God – Transition to Life

Elder Efraim, Abbot of the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi, the Holy Mountain   Every time we celebrate the Dormition of the Mother of God it’s…

Aug 16, 2017

The Holy Dormition of our Most Pure Lady, the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary

Saint Gregory Palamas   If ‘the death of the saints is precious and the memory of the righteous is blessed’, with how much greater praise should…

Aug 15, 2017

10th Sunday of Matthew

Metropolitan Dionysios of Servia and Kozani   ‘And when they came to the crowd, a man came up to him and, kneeling before him, said, “Lord, have…

Aug 14, 2017

The Elevation of the Bread in Honour of the Most Holy Mother of God

Saint Maximos the Greek   The Only-Begotten Son and Word of God, who became a human person for us (though He was sinless), voluntarily underwent the…

Aug 14, 2017

Millennialism (Chiliasm) in the early Church and today

Georgia Moulopoulou, M. Th.   Religious convictions concerning the end of the world, the final judgment, the justification of the righteous, the punishment…

Aug 13, 2017

First Discourse on the Beatitudes [2]

Blessed poverty ‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven’ But what benefit will we derive from this great gift of God …

Aug 12, 2017

Jonathan Jackson: Experiences from Greece

Watch Now For Jonathan Jackson Greece is a place of ancient and modern Saints. In that way he describes his and his family experience by visiting Greece…

Aug 11, 2017

A sailor distinguished for his purity: The Holy New Martyr Triandafyllos

Martyred in Constantinople on 8 August, 1680. The saint came from Zagora in Magnisia. He worked as a sailor on ships and was distinguished for the purity…

Aug 10, 2017