Orthodox, Just Like Catholic

I was talking with my mother-in-law today.  She had a run in with a person who asked about my family.  Where were we going to church?  My MIL told her that we were Orthodox now, and the person asked her how she felt about that.  Dear MIL hasn’t delved very deeply into the history of…

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Church of England Implodes

It’s been somewhat of a banner month for the Church of England, if by banner month you mean complete, utter disaster.  Perhaps that’s too strong.  Semi-utter disaster maybe?  I don’t know.  I think I’ll stick with complete.  And utter. So, to recap for those who missed all the fun.  First, the former Archbishop of Canterbury,…

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Talking to Non-Orthodox

On my way back home from a recent trip I listened to a lot of Orthodox podcasts.  Sometimes I need a big block of time to catch up.  I heard a lot that was excellent.  That’s no surprise with Ancient Faith Radio of course, but one particular show (not to be named) was dealing with…

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Mary, Save Us

I thoroughly enjoy the writings of Father Stephen Freeman.  His recent post on Mary is just too good to pass up.  Mary is such a hot-button issue for Protestants that I want to quote it here.  I highly recommend reading and subscribing to Fr. Stephen’s blog directly, or listen to his podcast.  Better yet, do…

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Church, Tradition, and Scripture pt 4

Read part 1, part 2 or part 3. Back to my look at Church, Tradition, and Scripture, a small polemic against the Orthodox Church that nicely demonstrates many Protestant misconceptions.  I’d like to state again that I intend no disrespect to the author of this short work.  It just serves as a nice demonstration, no more. So, picking…

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