The head of the resurgent Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, said feminism was a "very dangerous" phenomenon offering an illusion of freedom to women who should focus on their families and children. Some three quarters of Russians consider ... Read more about Russian Patriarch Denounces Feminism!
Christianity and Biopsychiatry: Are They Compatible?
By Elizabeth Szlek, M.A. Introduction Orthodox Christians living in the West are surrounded by a culture which seems to be at odds with our basic beliefs about God and the nature and destiny of men. Yet, we function amid the science and ... Read more about Christianity and Biopsychiatry: Are They Compatible?
What Every Christian Woman Should Read!
A Letter from St Gregory the Theologian to one of his spiritual daughters: My daughter, For your wedding, I, your spiritual father Gregory, offer you this poem as a gift. And I consider it to be the best possible advice a father could ... Read more about What Every Christian Woman Should Read!
Common Evangelical Objections to Orthodoxy
By St Justin the Philosopher Apologetics Some time ago, an organization called "The Gospel Coalition" did two interviews. One of them was with a man born into an Orthodox family who then converted to evangelicalism. The other one was with a man ... Read more about Common Evangelical Objections to Orthodoxy
On Praying With Non-Orthodox
By Fr John Whiteford Towards the end of the inaugural show of Ancient Faith Radio's Orthodoxy Live, Fr. Evan Armetas was asked a question: what should Orthodox Christians do, if they live in an area where there are no Orthodox Churches nearby? Is it ... Read more about On Praying With Non-Orthodox
“We Denounce Modernism and Secularism”!
"We denounce modernism and secularism in the Church and call upon our faithful to heed the words of the ever-memorable Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) – “Hold fast what you have.” Many Orthodox in America are looking to the Russian Church for an ... Read more about “We Denounce Modernism and Secularism”!
Cremation Versus the Orthodox Practice of Burial
The first time I ever attended a funeral service where cremation of the body of the deceased had taken place was in Portland, Oregon, many years ago. An Episcopal priest friend had died and had requested his body be cremated. Walking into the church ... Read more about Cremation Versus the Orthodox Practice of Burial
A Quick Look at Modern Religions
Orthodoxy and Ecumenical Councils
What has been the canonical status of ecumenical councils in the history of the Church? Among the Orthodox there is a widespread opinion that the ecumenical council is the highest authority in the Church, to which local councils and the first ... Read more about Orthodoxy and Ecumenical Councils
An Orthodox Study for Evangelicals
Part 1 Dear Fred (Fr. John Responds to a “Born Again Christian who was once Greek Orthodox”) “Glory to God in the Highest and earth, peace and goodwill among men”, this is how we begin silently in prayer the Divine Liturgy of St. John ... Read more about An Orthodox Study for Evangelicals