Monthly Archives: October 2014

Religion from the Bottom UP!

Religion From The Bottom Up June 28, 2012 By Fr. John A. Peck ________________________________________ By Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon For years, I used this outstanding article for inquirers who wonder about the importance of worship in the Christian faith. I … Continue reading

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Icons

Iconography (from Greek: εικoνογραφία) refers to the making and liturgical use of icons, pictorial representations of Biblical scenes from the life of Jesus Christ, historical events in the life of the Church, and portraits of the saints. Icons are usually … Continue reading

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Elder Paisios as He faced death

Originally posted on Again and Again:
H/T: Orthodox Way of Life (here) After spending time with my Father who at 98 is coming to terms with his mortality, I began to wonder how some of our Church Fathers would provide…

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Deification

  Theosis (“deification,” “divinization”) is the process of a worshiper becoming free of hamartía (“missing the mark”), being united with God, beginning in this life and later consummated in bodily resurrection. For Orthodox Christians, Théōsis (see 2 Pet. 1:4) is … Continue reading

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5 Lessons on Self-Reliance at The Pathfinder School

Originally posted on Survival Sherpa:
by Todd Walker For two years I’ve tried to attend a class at Dave Canterbury’s The Pathfinder School. Finally got the chance this weekend after a lot of penny-pinching and saving. Was it money well spent?…

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The Three Degrees of Knowledge

Originally posted on Discerning Thoughts ©:
St Isaac the Syrian on the Three Degrees of Knowledge SOURCE On the First Degree of Knowledge When knowledge cleaves to the love of the body, it gathers up the following provisions: wealth, vainglory, honour,…

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Orthodoxy by Fr John Behr

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
https://www.scribd.com/doc/236683481/Orthodoxy

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