The project of synergic anthropology: spiritual practice as the basics for a new conception of man (part 3)

The project of synergic anthropology: spiritual practice as the basics for a new conception of man (part 3)

Sergey Horujy, Academician   3. The anthropological unlocking as the universal paradigm of man’s constitution Our analysis of hesychast experience demonstrates its epistemological transparency. Now we come to the test of its anthropological full-bloodedness: is it possible to extend or generalize the principles found in hesychast anthropology to other domains...

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The project of synergic anthropology: spiritual practice as the basics for a new conception of man (part 2)

The project of synergic anthropology: spiritual practice as the basics for a new conception of man (part 2)

Sergey Horujy, Academician   2. Hesychasm in the prism of anthropological reflection Synergic anthropology starts with the complete reconstruction of hesychast anthropology. Let us point out its principal elements and stages. Hesychasm is ascetical and mystical practice of Eastern-Christian (Orthodox) Christianity which begins to form itself up together with the...

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The project of synergic anthropology: spiritual practice as the basics for a new conception of man (part 1)

The project of synergic anthropology: spiritual practice as the basics for a new conception of man (part 1)

Sergey Horujy, Academician   1. “The tiny rescued bit” What stands high on the agenda of modern philosophizing is radical anthropological reflection. The “overcoming of metaphysics” has been virtually completed in the last millennium, and together with classical metaphysics classical anthropology has gone that established the European conception of man...

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Skin in the Game

Skin in the Game

Join us in Led by the Spirit as Fr. Marcantoni discusses one of the most difficult things to explain about the Christian worldview, why human beings should be thought of as the Imago Dei, the “image and likeness of God.” ABOUT FATHER MICHAEL MARCANTONI Fr. Michael Marcantoni is the priest at...

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Sunday of Pentecost

Sunday of Pentecost

Metropolitan Panteleimon of Antinoes   After fifty days from our Lord’s glorious Resurrection our Holy Orthodox Church celebrates Pentecost. This feast day is very important for all mankind and Christians, because it is the birthday of our Church. It is the day on which the Church, the Body of Christ,...

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Crisis in the Middle East: Interview with Samuel Tadros

Crisis in the Middle East: Interview with Samuel Tadros

Interview with Samuel Tadros, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute Live from Washington DC at the 3rd Annual Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom #EndPersecutionOfChristians. Samuel Tadros sits down with Elenie Alexiou and speaks about the Christian Persecution crisis in the Middle East. The Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate are...

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Outpouring of Love, Thoughts on the Drought in Ethiopia

Outpouring of Love, Thoughts on the Drought in Ethiopia

Inspired by the IOCC, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the outstanding charitable, benevolent and philanthropic outreach of this organization who, in the spirit of Christ’s love, offers emergency relief and development programs to those in need worldwide, without discrimination, and strengthens the capacity of the Orthodox Church to...

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The Children’s Word: What’s in a Name?

The Children’s Word: What’s in a Name?

What’s in a name? Do you know how you got your name?  Maybe you were named after your grandparent? Or after a saint? Or maybe your parents liked the meaning of your name? When a baby is born, everybody first asks, “What’s his name?” A name means so much!  When...

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Reaching Out to Every Tom, Dick, and Muhammad

Reaching Out to Every Tom, Dick, and Muhammad

Mission, like charity, begins at home. Christ calls us to share the saving Good News with all creation, starting with the creation next door and down the block. Sometimes, the neighbour’s name is Tom or Dick. Sometimes, it is Muhammad—or perhaps his sister Fatimah. St. Paul bids us become all...

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Dying for a Glass of Water

Dying for a Glass of Water

What are you doing to respond to the horror of Christian persecution that is now a daily reality? Every day that you wake up safe in your own home, too many people around the world are waking up to torture and death because they love the Lord Jesus Christ and...

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