Sin Is a Form of Love: Julian atte Norwich

Sin Is a Form of Love: Julian atte Norwich

James W. Lillie   In continuation of the article* by Professor Ilias Voulgarakis on Sin and Love, it might be worth looking at what the English mystic and recluse “Julian atte Norwich” (ca. 8 November 1342 – ca. 1416) had to say on much the same subject in the Revelations...

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Zombie Science with Jonathan Wells

Zombie Science with Jonathan Wells

Listen Now to a conversation with Jonathan Wells, in this podcast series of Hank Unplugged. The Bible Answer Man’s podcast brought to your through Christian Research Institute and now showcased on Orthodox Christian Network. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of...

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Self-Righteousness and Humility

Self-Righteousness and Humility

Ioannis Karavidopoulos, Professor of the School of Thelogy of the University of Thessaloniki   Today’s Gospel reading (Luke 18, 10-14), presents two types of people who are typical of their kind, a Pharisee and a Publican (Tax-Collector), praying in the Temple. They represent the two opposite poles of society at...

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Humility—Recognizing the Need for God’s Mercy

Humility—Recognizing the Need for God’s Mercy

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. First Sunday of Triodion—The Publican and the Pharisee  “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself,...

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The Unceasing Endeavour for Real Life

The Unceasing Endeavour for Real Life

Georgios N. Manolis, Theologian   The spiritual life, concerning which there has been much discussion, is simply what we do, in conjunction with God’s Grace, in order to achieve the aim of our existence, which is glorification. The spiritual life is a dynamic course of action. It begins with baptism,...

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The Road to the Cross and Resurrection Starts This Sunday

The Road to the Cross and Resurrection Starts This Sunday

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Now you have observed my teaching, my conduct, my aim in life, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness, my persecutions, my sufferings, what befell me at Antioch, at Iconium, and...

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On Sharing Your Faith

On Sharing Your Faith

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Justin Havens, the head priest and pastor at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Salt Lake City, Utah, about his spiritual journey.  The conversation is a wonderful reminder that one of the best ways to encourage and strengthen our faith is...

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Sin Is a Form of Love (Part 2)

Sin Is a Form of Love (Part 2)

Ilias Voulgarakis   Everything starts with the meaning that each person gives to sin. If it is the breaking of a commandment, then people enter a legalistic relationship with God, in which, in the end, Hell is the natural concomitant for the transgressor. But if sin is a feature in...

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 I AM the Bread of Life

 I AM the Bread of Life

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching...

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Musings from a Grateful Convert: The Spiritual Edge of Journaling

Musings from a Grateful Convert: The Spiritual Edge of Journaling

What is journaling?  By dictionary, it is: a daily record, as of occurrences, experiences, or observations For most of us, it can be a frequent record, if we will put a priority on it. I have had the experience of making more than one entry in a day, but who cares,...

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