The discussion of the category of clean versus unclean, sometimes discussed today, cannot be separated from the larger discussion of the abiding relevance of the Jewish Law.
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We regard holiness not as coming from and residing in the earth itself, but from heaven. And that sanctity can be sent down from heaven to any place, for the whole earth belongs to the Lord.
Christianity is not a religion, but the sacramental presence of the incarnate God on the earth.
We want God to be effectual, especially when it comes to dealing with our own sins.
When then we open the pages of a magazine or turn on the daily news or settle in to watch a movie or read a book or otherwise interact with popular culture, we must remember that the well has been poisoned.
Part I Rossiyskiy Patriotism as an Organic Russian Ideology: Rossiyskiy Patriotism is not just a belief, but a guiding mindset. It is important to underline that despite its far-reaching popularity, it is not an official state ideology, as such things are banned under the Russian Constitution. Nevertheless, this does not […]
Introduction: Russia’s civilization is one of the most geographically expansive in the world. Stretching from the shores of the Baltic to the Sea of Japan, and linking the frozen Arctic to the tepid waters of the Black Sea, it envelops the majority of Northern Eurasia. This Eurasian civilization has more […]
An unfortunate legacy of the Cold War is the negative attitude some American conservatives yet harbor toward Russia. Conditioned for decades to see Russia and the Soviet Union as synonymous, they still view post-communist Russia as a threat. They forget that Tsarist Russia was the most conservative great power, a […]
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 […]
A possible US intervention into Syria against the background of chaos and bloody turmoil reigning in the country for over two years could become a turning point in the contemporary world history. Everything that is taking place in the Middle East during the Obama’s tenure – be it Tunisia, Libya, […]
Vitaly Bilan (Russia) His Holiness forged a dialogue between civilizations in the land of the pyramids In recent years there have been dozens of interfaith clashes in Egypt between the Muslim majority and the Christian (Coptic) minority. That is why the visit by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus […]
Video: Russia Today The Blessed Light, also known as Holy Fire, most likely the only ‘scheduled’ annual miracle of the contemporary world, has been deigned again in Jerusalem yesterday, causing rejoicement and excitement among witnesses and hundreds of million Eastern Christians around the globe. It is believed that the marvelous […]