What Happens to the Soul After Death?

What Happens to the Soul After Death?

I suppose that among us mere mortals the only person who could give first-hand testimony to the question, “What happens to the soul after death?” was Lazarus, and he left no extant literary remains. At best we have an old story which relates that after Christ raised him after he...

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I look for the Resurrection of the Dead, and the Life of the Age to Come

I look for the Resurrection of the Dead, and the Life of the Age to Come

The last part of the third main section of the present Creed says, “I look for the resurrection of the dead and the life of the age to come.”  Though this part of the Creed was not included with an eye to refuting the heresies of the fourth century, the...

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Of Angels and Demons

Of Angels and Demons

We Orthodox confess that we are amphibians—that is, that we are part animal, part angelic, that we simultaneously inhabit both the visible and the invisible world, the realms of both men and spirits. We have prayers in our daily prayer rule to our guardian angel, and we ask for help...

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Εγώ ειμί η Ανάστασις και η Ζωή

Εγώ ειμί η Ανάστασις και η Ζωή

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης με αφορμή την ανάσταση του Λαζάρου εστιάζει το ενδιαφέρον της εκπομπής στην διαφορά του “Δίνω ζωή” και Έίμαι η ζωή”. Ο Κύριος έδειξε με τα σημεία που πραγματοποιούσε οτι δεν υπάρχει θάνατος για εκείνους που στρέφουν με πίστη και εμπιστοσύνη την καρδιά τους σ’ Εκείνον. Η ανάσταση...

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She Said I Love You in a Song

She Said I Love You in a Song

I’ve been writing my mom letters every night before bed. I tell her about my day, tell her how much I miss her and ask her to please, please come visit me in a dream. I fall asleep with the hope that I might see her when I’m asleep, have...

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Will you go to the Wedding Banquet?

Will you go to the Wedding Banquet?

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos explores the Parable of the Wedding Banquet and asks if we will join it, or will we give an excuse for not going.

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A Motto Not Just for Scouts: Be Prepared

A Motto Not Just for Scouts: Be Prepared

Years ago on a September afternoon, my now-thirteen-year-old son came home from his first grade class with a request: “Could he join Scouts?” That question propelled me into the world of Scouting, and would see two other sons eventually follow suit. My wife jokingly tells everyone that “dad likes scouting...

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Parable of the Final Judgement

Parable of the Final Judgement

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης προσεγγίζει την παραβολή της Τελικής Κρίσης και προσπαθεί να θίξει μερικά θέματα που πηγάζουν απο αυτή την παραβολή. Θέματα όπως: Τι είναι ο Παράδεισος, η Κόλαση; Ποια είναι τα κριτήρια που θέτει ο Κύριος προκειμένου να έχουμε μια θέση στον Παράδεισο. Είναι ο Θεός τιμωρός; Είναι ανεξάντλητος...

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