Posts about heresy

Pemptousia Partnership

The Mystery of the Church and the Phenomenon of Heresies

The phenomenon of heresies has been present from the first steps of the Church towards preaching the Gospel to the world. It’s a phenomenon which, from…

Jul 10, 2015
The Sounding

Is Orthodoxy Ethnically Exclusive?

Periodically, I am asked the question as to how I could be part of the Orthodox Church. After all, are not the Orthodox somewhat exclusive? You are not…

Oct 29, 2014
Understanding the Nicene Creed

Nicea and Afterward

The Church had always confessed the divinity of Christ. The New Testament had proclaimed Jesus as the divine Son of God, and the phrase “Christ our God”…

Jul 24, 2014
Understanding the Nicene Creed

I Believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth

To us today, it sounds a little odd to begin a creed with anything so obvious as the fact that there exists but one God, and that this almighty Father…

Jul 23, 2014
Understanding the Nicene Creed

The Church as Object of Faith

As mentioned before, the third main section of the present Creed concerns the Holy Spirit and His work in the holy Church, and we note that the Holy Spirit…

Jul 18, 2014
Understanding the Nicene Creed

The Church as One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic

We saw previously that the Creed confesses the Church as an object of faith to show how, despite all its historical liturgical diversity (especially in…

Jul 17, 2014
The Sounding

Saint Macrina the Elder: Bridge of Theology

She’s called “Confessor of the Faith”. Her family contains so many saints she’s known as the mother and grandmother of saints. She should be given…

Jul 05, 2014
The Sounding

Fr. Seraphim Rose on Calling Someone a “Heretic”

The word “heretic” comes from the Greek word haireisthai, meaning “to choose.” Strictly speaking, a “heretic” is someone…

Jun 10, 2014
Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

Saint Basil

Born into one of the most illustrious Christian families in history, Basil the Great would do his family proud both in his lifetime and after his death….

May 29, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Early Christian Heresies

In the final part of her 4-part series on the first 300 years of Christianity, Dr. Eugenia Constantinou talks about early Christian heresies. Questions…

May 22, 2014

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