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Eastern Christianity

Giving Up Something, Or Not Giving Up Something, for Lent

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 02.21.2015 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

I am not suggesting that we just suppose that everyone around us can be trusted and we need not worry about our personal safety or the security of personal belongings. But I do propose giving up the practice of focusing on the faults of other people and, instead, looking for their good qualities.

Russian Orthodoxy

Martin Marty | Posted 09.20.2014 | Religion
Martin Marty

These "clash of civilization" expressions, say the Orthodox faculty members at Fordham, rely on "flawed assumptions about Orthodox Christian history and doctrine." It is important to get this story and scene right, they argue because it will play out politically wherever "East vs. West" language is convenient in various causes.

The Alexandria Bombing: Could it Happen in Syria?

Sami Moubayed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sami Moubayed

There is no Christian 'problem' in Syria, thanks to the wisdom of some Syrians and the secularism of the state, but there is a Christian fear of what the future might hold for the Christian community at large.