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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Church, Tradition and Scripture pt 3

Read part 1 or part 2. I’ve been letting my mind wander off onto lots of other subjects, and I have a lot left to review in this series of posts.  Before I went too much further I did want to mention some things.  I’ve had the opportunity to discuss the subject of the state of the Ukrainian…

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Samuel the Prophet

I wanted to wish my two year old son a happy name day and many years today.  He is named for the Old Testament prophet Samuel, who is feasted today.  To celebrate he had a cake pop from Starbucks.  I’m sure that’s how Samuel would want us to celebrate…

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One Visit To A Russian Parish

I had the pleasure of reading a very detailed and fascinating account of a Roman Catholic couple’s first visit to an Orthodox parish.  It happened to be a Russian parish, which for reasons mentioned in the article was of particular interest to the couple.  The author, James, goes into some detail about the experience, and…

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Review: Ask for the Ancient Paths

I recently read through Ask for the Ancient Paths by Fr James Guirguis (sales info link).  Before too much time passed I wanted to pass along my thoughts on the book.  Note that I’ve also done an interview with Fr James about his book that I’ll be posting soon on my Conversations podcast. The Good…

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