Jonathan Jackson reflects on Christian Persecution

Jonathan Jackson reflects on Christian Persecution

Interview with Jonathan Jackson, Actor, recipient of 5 Emmy Awards and an Orthodox Christian Live from Washington DC at the 3rd Annual Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom #EndPersecutionOfChristians.  Jonathan Jackson talks with Nicholas Savas and reflects on the first day of the Annual International Conference on Religious Freedom. The...

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Jonathan Jackson: ‘How my entry into Orthodoxy affected the people around me’

Jonathan Jackson: ‘How my entry into Orthodoxy affected the people around me’

 Jonathan Jackson, the famous actor and friend of Holy Mountain and Pemptousia, talks about the great turning point of his life, his entry into Orthodoxy, and the way that this convertion affected the people around him. Source: pemptousia.com ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency...

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Jonathan Jackson: “How I became Orthodox”

Jonathan Jackson: “How I became Orthodox”

Holywood actor Jonathan Jackson, recipient of five Emmy Awards, at an interview given in “Pemptousia” during his visit to the Monastery of Vatopaidi – Mt Athos, speaks about how he became Orthodox. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK  The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency...

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The Purpose of the Orthodox Artist in the World

The Purpose of the Orthodox Artist in the World

Jonathan Jackson   The purpose of the Orthodox Artist in the world is the acquisition of the Holy Spirit, whereby thousands around us will find salvation, as Saint Seraphim of Sarov said. Her mission is to turn water into wine. To take what seems ordinary, what seems plain, colorless and...

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Excerpts From the “The Mystery of Art”: Holy Madness & Art as Suffering, Prayer and Intercession

Excerpts From the “The Mystery of Art”: Holy Madness & Art as Suffering, Prayer and Intercession

Jonathan Jackson   Since I’ve shared my journey as a young artist and glimpsed the beauty of encountering the Orthodox Faith, we can now approach “The Mystery Of Art”. This book was born out of the synergy of my artistic journey and my love for the Ancient Faith. God is...

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Encountering The Beauty Of The Church: The Way Of Love

Encountering The Beauty Of The Church: The Way Of Love

Jonathan Jackson   I would like to briefly express what the Orthodox Church means to me, as one who has entered into it later in life. This of course, is impossible to articulate with words, because it is a mystery, but I will speak, like a child in awe. I...

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Journey of a Young Artist: The Seeds of “The Mystery of Art”

Journey of a Young Artist: The Seeds of “The Mystery of Art”

“Whoever wants to become a Christian, must first become a poet”. — Saint Porphyrios When I was young, they brought me to Babylon And the night hung over my head The smoke came into my dreams In the valley of dry bones It was under the skies of Babylon Where...

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The Mystery of Art by Jonathan Jackson

The Mystery of Art by Jonathan Jackson

Dr. Nikolaos Koios   In Greece, our knowledge of Hollywood stars is restricted almost exclusively to watching them at the cinema or on television. Jonathan Jackson, however, has broken this pattern. He came to Greece, the cradle of Orthodoxy, in order to speak and to describe his own journey into...

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