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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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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Lent for the Orthodox

I was recently asked by my protestant friend Alicia Chole to write a little bit about Lent in the Orthodox Tradition.  I gave it a little thought, and this is what I came up with:   In the Orthodox Tradition Lent, or the Great Fast, is about expectation and preparation. To fully understand what Lent…

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Church, Tradition and Scripture pt 2.

Read part 1. This is the first part of my response to the issues raised in Church, Tradition, and Scripture.  In my previous post I pointed out that this tract isn’t really a strong apologetic against Orthodoxy, but it nicely highlights many common Protestant misconceptions so it makes a good springboard to talk about the…

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