"All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had. 33 With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s ... Read more about Orthodoxy as a Community, Part III – Evolution of the Early Church
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