The Question of Evil (2)

The Question of Evil (2)

Fr. Dumitru Stăniloae   . And often enough it’s the tares that win out in the end. The higher we rise above the ordinary sins of most people, the...

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The Question of Evil (1)

The Question of Evil (1)

Fr. Dumitru Stăniloae   The question of evil has been addressed hardly at all in the Orthodox Church. In comparison with other Christian dogmas, the answer is still expressed in a form that, of course, reveals the truth, but rather nebulously developed. Evil has its origins and draws its strength...

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Demon Possession and Exorcism

Demon Possession and Exorcism

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl101814wv.mp3 Listen Now.  “The illnesses of the soul and the spirit are in many ways similar to the illnesses of the body,” says Fr. Andrew Demotses, pastor emeritus of Saint Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church in Peabody, MA. He joins Fr. Chris to teach us about demon possession and exorcism. Much...

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On Humility and the Humble Outlook – 1

On Humility and the Humble Outlook – 1

By Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi (+2009) The title of this speech in Greek is ‘Περί ταπεινώσεως και ταπεινοφροσύνης’. An Elder has explained the difference as being that ‘ταπεινοφροσύνη’ is an attitude of mind (hence ‘humble outlook’), while ‘ταπείνωσις’ (‘humility’) is from the heart. In practice, however, the terms are often...

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Η τραγική εικόνα του ανθρώπου

Η τραγική εικόνα του ανθρώπου

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης παίρνοντας αφορμή από την θεραπεία του δαιμονισμένου νεαρού της ευαγγελικής περικοπής της Κυριακής, περιγράφει τον σημερινό άνθρωπο που υποφέρει απο τα ίδια συμπτώματα. Η τραγικές ομοιότητες είναι συγλονιστικές. Νηστεία, προσευχή και ταπείνωση είναι τα συστατικά που χρειάζονται για να μας οδηγήσουν στον Κύριο ώστε να πραγματοποιηθεί και...

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And of all things, visible and invisible

And of all things, visible and invisible

The Creed not only confesses that our God, the Father of the Lord Jesus Christ, is the creator of heaven and earth. It also adds the phrase that He is the creator “of all things, visible and invisible.” In its original form, the phrase was probably added to hammer yet...

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