How do we respond as Orthodox to the changing cultural perceptions of gender, sexuality, and marriage? How are we to understand and respond to those who change their sexual identity or claim that it’s unfair to deprive some people of marriage just because they are “gay”? How do we equip our children to navigate these [...]
What is a person? Is our culture confused about what a person is? What is morality? What does it mean to be moral? How does sex fit in? What about homosexuality, abortion, euthanasia, stem cell research and assisted suicide? How should we as Orthodox Christians live regarding these matters? How should we talk to our [...]
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Orthodox Perspectives on Human Sexuality & Biomedical Ethics by Fr. Stanley Harakas Excerpt: "Everyone living today is sensitive to the fact that medical science is making enormous advances. Not only are illnesses being treated with remarkable computerized diagnostic machines, exotic technologies, and new drug therapies, but average people are now faced [...]
Orthodox Perspectives on War and Peace by Fr. Stanley S. Harakas Excerpt: "It has been customary when approaching the social teachings of the Fathers of the Church, to speak of the patristic teaching on the topic of war rather than to speak of the Church Father's teaching on peace. Nevertheless, [...]
Orthodox Perspectives on Politics & Society by Christos Yannaras Excerpt: "The term political theology has, today in the West, a precise meaning: it signifies a group or a school of theologians who seek to explain the evangelical preaching of the salvation of humanity in categories offered by contemporary political theories, [...]
Orthodox Perspectives on Media & Culture Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ by Father Steven Tsichlis Bruce Almighty: the Problem of Individualism, & the Call to Communionby Paraskevè (Eve) Tibbs Read More Read More "Watch then Thyself": [...]
Orthodox Perspectives on Marriage Marriage: The Great Sacrament A Sermon by Archimandrite Aimilianos of Simonopetra, Mount Athos delivered in the Church of St. Nicholas, Trikala, Greece, 17 January, 1971 Nobody would dispute that the most important day in a person's life, after his birth and baptism, is that of his marriage. [...]