Posts about violence

Pemptousia Partnership

An eye for an eye (Levit. 24, 20-21). Is Mosaic law retaliatory?

Archimandrite Theofilos Lemontzis, D. Th.   Supporters of rough justice often quote Mosaic Law, which is concerned with retaliation, with ‘an eye…

Apr 21, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Only violence against our false self brings us freedom

Metropolitan Amfilhije (Radović) of Montenegro and the Littoral   All of this (see Coercion and violence are the basic characteristics of the patricidal…

Mar 27, 2017
Orthodox Family & Faith

Protecting Your Children Online

With Christmas coming and door-buster sales everywhere you look, you might be shopping for a smart phone or tablet to put under the Christmas tree.  Before…

Dec 10, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Gun Control: Orthodox Christian and NRA Perspectives

Our look at gun violence continues with week with friend-of-the show Bill Hinkle, who shares his perspective on gun violence and gun control as both an…

Nov 07, 2013
Orthodox News

Turkey uncovers alleged plot to assassinate Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

5/10/2013 – The Order of Saint Andrew expresses grave concern and outrage at the recently uncovered plot to assassinate His All-Holiness Ecumenical…

May 10, 2013
OCN Responds

Christian Response to Saturday Night Live & DJesus Uncrossed

Saturday Night Live went too far when it portrayed Jesus as a blood thirsty murderer. So says a national Christian group that’s so upset by what…

Mar 18, 2013
This Month's Topic

Starting Over

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched—this we…

Mar 01, 2013
OCN Responds

Aurora, Colorado: Was God in the Theater?

The Aurora shooting at ‘Dark Knight Rises’ screening in Colorado left 12 dead and over 50 injured. National Christian Group tackles the big…

Aug 06, 2012
Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute

Morality and Video Games

Dr. Randa Anderson, a licensed psychologist with the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI), talks with Fr. Chris regarding coping strategies during…

Nov 12, 2011