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Eastern Orthodox

Whose Parish Is It Anyway? Churches Face Delicate Balance in Meeting Needs of Ethnic Ministries

David Briggs | Posted 12.20.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

A phenomenon of Mass mobs, where large groups of suburbanites worship in the city on a given Sunday, is shining new light for a day on urban parishes that are dwindling or, in some cases, have been closed.

Facebook Page Mocking Eastern Orthodox Monk Leads To Blasphemy Arrest In Greece

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion

A 27-year-old man has been arrested by Greek police for what the authorities called "malicious blasphemy," according to a HuffPost translation of a pr...

(R)evolution in Literature: Kyriacos Markides and the Hieros Gamos

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 09.16.2012 | Books
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

All paths lead to the same place -- the truth. Never has this been more apparent than in Markides delivery of his compassionate sociological perspective to writing about his Eastern Orthodox faith.