The Fall of Constantinople, 566 years ago (May 29th, 1453-2019)

The Fall of Constantinople, 566 years ago (May 29th, 1453-2019)

Konstantinos Holevas, Political Scientist   Five hundred and sixty six years have gone by since that accursed day, 29 May 1453. When the cry “The City has fallen” rang out and the Reigning City, the City of Saints, Emperors and legends passed into the occupation of the Ottoman dynasty. Thus...

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The Theology of Gender – 3. The Fall

The Theology of Gender – 3. The Fall

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara   The story of the fall is clear. Eve was deceived by the serpent and first transgressed God’s commandment by eating the fruit of the forbidden tree. Then she went on and gave to the man who also ate. The punishment is an unavoidable consequence of the act...

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Sensual Judgment and Curiosity

Sensual Judgment and Curiosity

Try to be free of curiosity, for it can defile stillness as nothing else can. –St. John Climacus In this episode, Veronica Hughes enriches our Lenten journey with an exploration of the concept of “Sensual Judgement and Curiosity.” She shares passages from Saint Nikolaj Velimirovich and Saint Theophan the Recluse...

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