In the hermitage of humility: the figure of an elder [3]

In the hermitage of humility: the figure of an elder [3]

On many occasions, at the big feast of the province, instead of being the chief celebrant at the liturgy, as was his right, grandly wearing his monastic veil and expensive vestments and ordering his juniors about, the Elder would wear a shabby habit, would not concelebrate, but instead assisted and...

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Psalm 82—Arise O God, Judge the Earth

Psalm 82—Arise O God, Judge the Earth

Arise, O God, judge the earth; for to Thee belong all the nations! Psalm 82:8 One of the greatest misnomers about Orthodoxy is that we aren’t a Bible based church.  Many of us were raised not reading the Bible.  Many people put more stock in “Tradition” than the Bible.  And many...

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