Blindness of Man

An excellent article entitled,  The Blindness of Adam, examines the parallel between the blind man in the Gospels with the first days of Creation in Book of Genesis. It addresses the discontinuity between our nous,  soul, body. How in Christ we are restored to our proper order and regain Divine Likeness. You may read this article here on the blog,  ORTHODOX…

Orthodox Psychotherapy and Western Psychology

 His Eminence +Hierotheos Metropolitan of Nafpaktos and St Vlassios    (Lectures given by Metropolitan of Nafpaktos, Hierotheos (Vlachos) at the July 18–22 Archdiocesan Clergy Symposium, convened by Metropolitan Joseph and hosted at Antiochian Village by the Antiochian House of Studies.)    In my previous paper I referred to the difference between Orthodox and Western theology. In this paper we should go on to look at this difference…

Understanding Human Nature

by Rev. Fr. Deacon Charles Joiner Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Greenville, South Carolina Area, USA For Orthodox our aim is union with God, a true participation in His energies. This theology, that comes from Christ Himself and has been passed on by the Apostles and Church Fathers, is based on a complete understanding of…

Intercession

With One Mind, One Heart, One Life in Christ Jesus, We pray, weep, and repent for all! Thus is the motto of Romualdian Hermits by which we --at the Novi Kloštar Pustinja are living, and moving and having our being-in-Christ--- seek to adhere to. This motto, which aims to represent in words the essence of…