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Orthodox Responses to the Nihilism of Cultural Revolution, Self-Destruction, ...
17 Oct 2020 at 12:32pm
Orthodox Responses to the Nihilism of Cultural Revolution, Self-Destruction, and Social Division

“Another City” has striven to set aside partisan politics in its editorial policy, and this commitment remains. But sometimes cultural and politics issues substantially overlap, as is the case with certain dark forces that are now manifest in West...



Are You Drowning in Your Own Stream of Consciousness? Logismoi and How to Cop...
9 Oct 2020 at 4:20pm
Are You Drowning in Your Own Stream of Consciousness? Logismoi and How to Cope with Them

Before the Fall, our consciousness (nous) was clear and undivided, focused on God and transparent to Him, without distractions from within or from without. But now we are perpetually distracted by logismoi (low-giz-mee)—not merely “thoughts” in th...



How to Read the Bible and Why
23 Sep 2020 at 9:01pm
How to Read the Bible and Why

"The Bible is a biography of God in this world. In it the Indescribable One has described Himself." So declares St Justin Popovich, not only a saint of the Orthodox Church, but one of its greatest theologians of the twentieth century.

St Justin’s...



How To Read The Holy Psalter
7 Sep 2020 at 10:02pm
How To Read The Holy Psalter

The Psalms of David are the Prayer Book of the Bible, not only for the ancient Jewish people, but even more for Christians, who discovered that these elusively simple poems contained far more than their Hebrew predecessors had realized, for Christ...



Not Merely Islam: C.S. Lewis Assesses the Religion of Mohammed
31 Aug 2020 at 6:06am
Not Merely Islam: C.S. Lewis Assesses the Religion of Mohammed

Until relatively recently writes Jacob Fareed Imam, what we call Islam today was most often called Mohammedanism. Islam was understood for centuries as a Christian heresy, a definition that began with St. John of Damascus (d.749) in his work Heres...



Twenty-six Patterns of Living to Enhance the Glory of Your Marriage
22 Aug 2020 at 8:09pm
Twenty-six Patterns of Living to Enhance the Glory of Your Marriage

“Marriage is a revelation and a mystery. We see in it the complete transformation of a human being, the expansion of his personality, fresh vision, a new perception of life, and through it a rebirth into the world in a new plenitude," writes Fr. A...



The Cross as a Means of Sanctification and Transformation of the World
17 Aug 2020 at 7:51pm
The Cross as a Means of Sanctification and Transformation of the World

In one month's time we celebrate the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross. The cross, writes Orthodox theologian Fr. Dumitru Staniloae, is the means -- if we adopt it -- by which paradise is restored. This paradise is not only that which which will...



The Perpetual Adolescent
4 Aug 2020 at 2:55pm
The Perpetual Adolescent

“At a certain point in American life, the young ceased to be viewed as a transient class and youth as a phase of life through which everyone soon passed. Instead, youthfulness was vaunted and carried a special moral status. Adolescence triumphed, ...



Closer Than My Own Father: Elder Paisios and His Spiritual Children, Parts I ...
27 Jul 2020 at 9:48pm
Closer Than My Own Father: Elder Paisios and His Spiritual Children, Parts I & II

Can we faithfully and with any confidence transpose the life of St Anthony the Great, of St John Chrysostom, of St Gregory Palamas onto a subway car in Manhattan, or a park bench in Cedar Rapids? What would it be like to live a fully Christian lif...




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