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Orthodox Professor Exploring Creation of Institute at Eastern University

Dr. Gary Jenkins, a member of St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church in Emmaus, PA, has been teaching history at Eastern University in the greater Philadelphia…

Jul 19, 2014
The Sounding

The Ten Most Popular Orthodox Christian Photos

In today’s world of “crowdsourcing,” one hears a lot about the wisdom of crowds. With over 210,000 fans on Facebook, the Orthodox Christian…

Jul 10, 2014
The Sounding

Encountering Orthodox Christianity for the First Time

There’s a lot to like in this short YouTube video. It’s produced by SoulPancake, a company founded by actor Rainn Wilson (who plays Dwight…

Jul 07, 2014
The Sounding

Fr. John Romanides on Life on Other Planets

In 1965, the Boston Globe ran a series of articles about life on other planets. One article was authored by Fr. John Romanides, who presented an Orthodox…

Jul 07, 2014
The Sounding

Baptizing Unenthusiastic Children

A number have people have viewed a video on Youtube lately showing the last minute or so of a family drama in church. It concerned an Orthodox family gathered…

Jul 06, 2014
The Sounding

Photos of the Largest Orthodox Church in Western Europe

Yesterday on the OCN Facebook page, one of my colleagues posted a couple of photos of the Uspenski Cathedral in Helsinki, Finland. The response from our…

Jul 03, 2014
The Sounding

Beauty is the Convincing Power of Truth

There are many angles a person could take when speaking about Truth, especially about Orthodoxy as the Truth. Elaborate lectures on the history of the…

Jun 27, 2014
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“The Orthodox Contribution to the Ecumenical Discussion on the Church”: An Unpublished Lecture Series by Fr. Georges Florovsky

Fr. Georges Florovsky (1893-1979) rose to international prominence as an Orthodox theologian at a time when there was great interest in Eastern Orthodoxy…

Jun 23, 2014
The Sounding

“Ethiopia Will Quickly Stretch Out Her Hands to God”

There is a good chance that the verse cited in the above title, a verse from Psalm 68, is a favourite Biblical verse with members of the Ethiopian Orthodox…

Jun 19, 2014
The Sounding

What To Do With Saint Ignatius?

Of all the saints of the Church, Ignatius maybe had the biggest impact in leading me towards Orthodoxy. Saint Ignatius threw several wrenches into my Protestant…

Jun 17, 2014
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