Analogia: A new proposal and invitation for theological dialogue from Pemptousia

Analogia: A new proposal and invitation for theological dialogue from Pemptousia

For years now, Pemptousia has operated as an electronic magazine, promoting and providing insight into the dialogue between religion, culture and the sciences. Our starting point, of course, has always been Orthodox Christian Tradition as this has been expressed over the centuries. The most sublime expression of our Tradition is...

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St. Telemachus, Peacemaker

St. Telemachus, Peacemaker

In our world today, think of all the bizarre customs that are so very contrary to the morals of Christianity. We must constantly struggle against the vain and lustful presentations of the media. It has become common practice to endorse and idolize fame and even certain violent sports. In the...

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The Sanctity and Miracles of Blessed Paisios the Athonite

The Sanctity and Miracles of Blessed Paisios the Athonite

Saint Paisios died on the feast of the Holy Apostles Saints Peter and Paul according to the Old Calendar, which is certainly no coincidence. Since his death in 1994, word of his name and his reputation have grown globally. St. Paisios is all over the world. In this video a...

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True Fasting Means Loosing the Bonds of Injustice

True Fasting Means Loosing the Bonds of Injustice

It is a great blessing to be provided ecclesiastical occasions in which we can delve deeper into our Orthodoxy Christian spirituality.  This time of the year we experience the Nativity Fast, and not only the fast but the pure starting ground it provides us for spiritual work.  “Fasting isn’t an...

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The Spirit of the Martyrs

The Spirit of the Martyrs

  On October 26th we celebrated the Great Righteous and Victorious Martyr Demetrios the Myrrh-Streamer. Pemtousia.com has published an excellent summation of the Martyr’s life which is available here: http://pemptousia.com/2015/10/october-26-feast-of-great-martyr-saint-demetrios-the-myrrh-streamer/ In this day in age we often times think that the Christian persecutions and martyrdoms of the Saints were so...

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Hesychasm and Missions

Hesychasm and Missions

Pemptousia recently interviewed Elder Elisaios, Abbot of Holy Monastery of Simonos Petras. Here is one idea derived from the engaging interview, which can be found at the link below. When places like Madagascar come to mind, the first things we think of are the endless beaches and jungles. The very...

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One Desires, Another Gives

One Desires, Another Gives

Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.  ― Theodore Roosevelt In...

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A Conversation About God with Actor Jonathan Jackson & Dr. Norris Chumley

A Conversation About God with Actor Jonathan Jackson & Dr. Norris Chumley

With thanks to Pemptousia, strategic partner to the Orthodox Christian Network, watch a fascinating conversation about God with Actor Jonathan Jackson and Dr. Norris Chumley. About Jonathan Jackson “Jonathan Jackson is an American actor, musician and author. His first well known character was Lucky Spencer on the ABC Daytime soap...

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The Feast of Theophany at Vatopedi Monastery, Holy Mount Athos, 2015

The Feast of Theophany at Vatopedi Monastery, Holy Mount Athos, 2015

Our partners at Pemptousia have produced an excellent video, showing scenes of the liturgical festivities for the feast of the Theophany, held just days ago on Mt. Athos at the Holy Monastery of Vatopedi. Check it out below, and be sure to watch for more co-produced content and new initiatives...

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