Are There Virtuous Lay People in Contemporary World?

Are There Virtuous Lay People in Contemporary World?

Watch Now  Metropolitan Athanasius of Lemessos explains why still exist saint people in today’s world. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America originally commissioned by SCOBA to create a national, sustainable,...

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The Creation of the World: the Crossroads between Theology and Science [5]

The Creation of the World: the Crossroads between Theology and Science [5]

Dr Petros Panayiotopoulos The matter of the creation of the world is, in itself, a field where the religious and scientific views of the world meet. Any investigation of this ‘world-shattering event’ would certainly involve pausing to remark on the dynamic which is evolving in the ranks of the scientific...

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The Creation of the World: The Crossroads between Theology and Science [4]

The Creation of the World: The Crossroads between Theology and Science [4]

Dr Petros Panayiotopoulos Moreover, the truth is that the idea of creation from nothing had begun to gain ground in the mind of the scientific community, a concept that was clearly closer to a religious approach to things. Already a great figure in science in the 20th century, the physicist...

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The Creation of the World: The Crossroads between Theology and Science [3]

The Creation of the World: The Crossroads between Theology and Science [3]

Dr Petros Panayiotopoulos Beyond the checking of prevailing theories, which is inherent in the research process, and the required investigation of all alternative proposals, which will provide the answers sought for, it’s difficult to avoid the observation that one point which encourages the need for a recourse to forms which...

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The Creation of the World: The Crossroads between Theology and Science [2]

The Creation of the World: The Crossroads between Theology and Science [2]

Dr Petros Panayiotopoulos As regards the origins of the universe, the scientific community traditionally believed in its eternal existence. Going as far back as Ancient Greek thought, the prevailing scientific concept was that the universe always existed and would continue to do so. Everything changed when Albert Einstein introduced his...

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The Creation of the World: The Crossroads between Theology and Science

The Creation of the World: The Crossroads between Theology and Science

Dr Petros Panayiotopoulos   The matter of the beginning of the world is one which traditionally has belonged to those great issues which have engaged our minds. How was the world created? What existed before that which we see? What was it that brought it all into existence? This is...

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Daily Devotion, January 18: Let Us Thank Him for Our Food

Daily Devotion, January 18: Let Us Thank Him for Our Food

Then He ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass; and taking the five loaves and the two fish He looked up to heaven, and blessed, and broke, and gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.  Matthew 14:19   Good morning Prayer...

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Watch Be the Bee Episode 88 – Project for Awesome 2015 – IOCC

Watch Be the Bee Episode 88 – Project for Awesome 2015 – IOCC

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Watch Be the Bee Episode #88 – Project for Awesome 2015 – IOCC Love isn’t...

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The Children’s Word: A Great Light

The Children’s Word: A Great Light

Have you ever watched the sun rise? Maybe you woke up very early one morning, even while it was still dark out. You might have seen how the sun started to make everything light, even before you could really see it. Today, in the Gospel reading, we hear about where...

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Orthodox Christians in Humanitarian Work

Orthodox Christians in Humanitarian Work

How do Orthodox Christians participate in Humanitarian Work around the world? On May 7-8, the Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, and Interfaith Relations under the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese will answer this question during an academic conference on the Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology campus in Brookline, MA.  We’ve asked  V. Rev. Dr....

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