If a person is locked up in hell, he is locked up there voluntarily, like someone committing suicide in a burning house, or like an elderly, alcoholic bachelor living amidst the bedlam of empty bottles, cobwebs, and cigarette butts.
If God is not needed and there is no prayer, if you are nothing more than a tourist when you enter a temple, then hell eagerly assumes its rights and makes its presence known, not with the smell of sulfur, but with a sense of depression and meaninglessness.
Christmas was more than a celebration; it was God’s trumpet, announcing to Herod the beginning of the end. It was a banner of war, unfurled to declare that a divine revolution had begun.
With the right combination of soft and economic power, Poland can return to becoming one of Europe’s Great Powers.
We listen for the essential melody of the patristic chorus, and charitably pass over the odd discordant note which all of the Fathers occasionally sound.
The year is 1868; the place, Damascus. A self-taught mystic calling himself Abd el Matar left his wife, family, and home to found a group of disciples in Damascus, the Shazlis, basing it on a Sufi brotherhood established in the middle ages. About forty or so people gathered about him […]
There can be no doubt that the September 2017 eruptions on the sun are dreadful warnings to people violating the principal Moral Law.
An interview by the former satanist and neo-pagan Ivan Liskov to the Russian Orthodox Father George (Maximov) on the Spas TV channel.
Introduction Christianity currently faces an existential crisis in its place of origin which is seeing an exodus of Christian migrants in the face of persecution and substantial socio-economic decline. The crisis is being overlooked or ignored by many states of Christian heritage and even by many churches. Few institutions have […]
The breathtaking story of an ISIS jihadist in Syria who experienced clinic death, was saved by Catholic monks and eventually accepted Christian faith.
Julian Paolantoni opens a series of articles on the unknown early history of Russia. The first chpter covers the period until the Mongol invasion.
Julian Christmas Eve is perhaps a perfect moment to reread a wonderful column by American Professor of Criminology from North Carolina State University Michael S. ADAMS. A sixty-seven year old proud atheist friend of mine recently interjected the sweeping statement “all religion is irrational” into one of our conversations. I […]