Abraham is our father and God has said: “I have made you a father of many nations."- St. Paul, to the Romans A Prophesy of Nations Christ’s Parable and Prophesy of ‘The Mustard Seed’ found in the gospel record is a glimpse of how the ... Read more about Part VII – Orthodoxy and Nation
We are in a different and more chaotic day than our ancestors. We can be diligent to attend liturgy in our day, but still be disconnected from what most Orthodox Christians were connected to in the past. Next Chapter, we will discuss how many of our ... Read more about Part VIII – Hiermonk Seraphim Rose on Culture
We are experiencing a very chaotic and confusing era in the world today. It is important that we understand what is happening through a global and historical perspective, realizing what Christ says about the Gospel being a "truth that is hidden from ... Read more about Part IX – The Gospel as a Treasure, Hidden through False Communities
The heart of the Orthodox Church is made up of what we call fools, the uneducated and poor…the lower class! Most of the apostles themselves were the uneducated type, yet became powerful and prophetic men through what only Christ could give ... Read more about Part XI – Fools For Christ
Salvation is indeed a matter of the heart, but the heart is not a mere feeling or attitude, even toward God himself. The heart (the nous) is a matter of spirit and the noetic faculty, which is directly connected to the natural world. One simply ... Read more about Part XII – Philanthropic Praxis
Crucial for Orthodoxy in America One of the first - if not thee first - step that we should take in building Orthodoxy within America, is the implementation and growth of Orthodox education. If we lose this battle, we lose the future stability of ... Read more about Part XIII – On Orthodox Education
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
Fantastic article from American politician, Pat Buchanan! Recent liberals, worldwide, have criticized him for this article. He seems to understand that Orthodoxy retains the power of the Holy Spirit to "make disciples of all nations." Orthodoxy is ... Read more about Whose Side Is God on Now?