DOXACON Toronto Meets Star Trek

DOXACON Toronto Meets Star Trek

WHEN: October 28-29, 2016 WHERE: Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church 1785 Matheson Blvd, Mississauga, ON WHY: With the growing number of Christians embracing Science Fiction and Fantasy, DOXACON gives us an opportunity to examine the differences between “Fantasy” and “fantasy” and how our Christian faith teaches us to use discernment when...

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Preaching in Hell, Part 6: Almost Saints

Preaching in Hell, Part 6: Almost Saints

Preaching in Hell: Pastoral Care in Daredevil and Firefly Part Six: Almost Saints Over the past five weeks, I have introduced the television shows Daredevil and Firefly as cultural media in which we Orthodox Christians can find common ground with our neighbors. I have proposed an analysis of two priests, Father Lantom...

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Frankenstein Had a Dirty Lens

Frankenstein Had a Dirty Lens

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein tells a story about a monster created out of scientific discovery, technological advancement, and greed. What most people take away from the text is that industrialization creates terror, and that romanticism, the rejection of advancement and industry, is a hero. However, this is a very broad version...

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Geek Orthodox Unite!

Geek Orthodox Unite!

Where can you see a Greek Metropolitan speaking with a former atheist science-fiction writer who converted to Roman Catholicism while an American matushka wearing a Rose (Rosie) Cotton flowered crown and a Canadian matushka fantasy writer stand by and a young man in a flowing cape watches with rapt attention...

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