Moses and the Vision of God

Moses and the Vision of God

Georgios I. Mantzaridis, Professor   The vision of God is presented in the Holy Scriptures in two different forms which appear to be mutually exclusive. Some passages characterize the vision of God as an impossibility. In the book of Exodus, for example, God tells Moses: “You cannot see My face;...

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Transfiguration

Transfiguration

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom   In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost. There are blessed or tragic moments when we can see a person revealed to us in a light with a depth, with an awesome beauty which we have never suspected before. It happens when...

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The Transfiguration of the Saviour

The Transfiguration of the Saviour

Georgios I. Mantzaridis, Professor   The Transfiguration of the Saviour occupies a central position in the Orthodox Church and theology. It is the event that reveals the glory of the Church and of the faithful. It is the evidence of the new situation that entered history through the advent of...

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Transfigured in Prayer

Transfigured in Prayer

The story of the transfiguration of Christ shows us Christ’s divinity, but it also demonstrates how transformative time in prayer can be. The story begins with Jesus going up to the mountain to pray with Peter and John, immediately linking prayer with transfiguration. It is in prayer that God reveals...

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LIVE Bible Study Guide – Session 34 – The Book of Acts

LIVE Bible Study Guide – Session 34 – The Book of Acts

LIVE STREAM Bible Study Guide The Book of Acts 15.13-35 Homily 33 October 14, 2015  With Father Athanasios Haros Every Wednesday at 7 p.m. EST Watch LIVE Bible Study When: October 14 2015 & Every Wednesdays at 7 p.m. EST What:  A Bible Study on the Book of Acts  Click...

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The Transfiguration of Our Lord on Mt. Tabor

The Transfiguration of Our Lord on Mt. Tabor

It’s so relaxing to take a family vacation during the summer. We slow down, turn off the alarms and allow the day to go on without us. Yes, this is what vacations are all about. You probably even lost track of the days of the week, puzzled if it was...

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Orthodox Time and the Last Weeks of the Old Year

Orthodox Time and the Last Weeks of the Old Year

Time seems to move slower for many in America in early to mid-August, traditionally a time of vacation or of a “re-set” before the start of the academic year. It is also, in our region of Central Pennsylvania, often a time for fairs and festivals, such as the West End...

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How Much Can We Bear?

How Much Can We Bear?

At times pop cultural, classical and ecclesiastical literature, music and art deal with the idea of awareness, openness and the ability to absorb “Light”. Christians might notice this theme, found in so many creative outlets, as being a hint or shadow of the deep truth found in the “Light” of...

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