Orthodoxy teaches that matter matters! A classic quote from St Maximus the Theologian is as follows: “One Creator of all enters into all things, proportionately to each, through humanity, and the many things that differ from one another by nature ... Read more about Orthodoxy as a Communal Faith, Part II – Matter Matters
The Orthodox faith is a communal faith, established from the very beginning as a communal faith (Acts 2) and transpired throughout history as a communal faith (see Edict of Milan and Byzantine Empire). As the west departed from the east in the 11th ... Read more about Orthodoxy as a Communal Faith, Part I
After using the original design for so long, we have updated the Sobornost website with a new reading experience. We hope you enjoy it. If you are visiting this site on a mobile device, the first change you might notice is that the site is setup ... Read more about New Sobornost Website!
The article below is from OrthodoxWiki. It has a loose description of the Orthodox term, 'diaspora,' that is used within many of our Divine Liturgy services. The article states that some Orthodox Christians believe "they are living as dispersed ... Read more about Secular Nationalism and Orthodox Christians in The Diaspora
The Canons to Sylvester from the Council of Arles (A.D. 314) It was excommunication all together for many in the fourth century who joined such things as secular government, acting, and other polarizations of Christian community and sanctification. ... Read more about Sobornost in the Fourth Century