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Mount Athos

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 5, Southern Europe - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.06.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Today the blog series on sunsets moves on to southern Europe, yet again focussing on the both the actual setting and the buildings or landscapes caugh...

Jonathan Jackson on Converting to Orthodox Christianity

Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D. | Posted 09.18.2016 | Religion
Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.

We became instant friends because we had so much in common: we both love God and Jesus Christ, work in film and television, he's also an author, love music -- he performs and I listen, and we both recently converted to Christian Orthodoxy and love Church.

Stunning Photos Show The Mysterious World of Greece's Holiest Mountain

HuffPost Greece | Giorgos Milonas | Posted 03.31.2015 | Religion

Mount Athos, in northern Greece, is a place steeped in a truly unique history. The tree-swathed slopes of the “Holy Mountain,” as it is commonly c...

Five Doubting Dudes and the Holy Relics of Mount Mortality

Marty Kaplan | Posted 08.16.2014 | Travel
Marty Kaplan

We traveled to Mount Athos to revel in one another's company, to savor each moment left to us, to testify to the sanctity of being. We went to Byzantium so our souls could clap hands and sing. If that's not where God is, I don't know where else to look.

My Trek To A Holy Mountain

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 04.02.2012 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

Visiting the monastery of Vatopedi I saw the sea sweep right up to its gates... I'll never forget standing there in a rare moment following sunset just when darkness is about to fall.

HuffPost Religion Round-Up, July 10-17

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.16.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Peaceapaloza, Jesus And Budget, Problem Preaching, Bible Questions, Evangelical Sports, The Closeness Of Women, And Sacred Sounds - It's Been A Busy Week On HuffPost Religion

The Unceasing Prayer Of Mount Athos: A Short Trip To The Edge

Scott Cairns | Posted 05.27.2011 | Religion
Scott Cairns

After years of saying the prayer, I still hungered for unceasing prayer. I wanted to know always that sweet sense of God's presence, which I tasted only fleetingly, intermittently.

Recovering the Body of Christ

Scott Cairns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Scott Cairns

We are, in no uncertain terms, called to be like Christ, and if we will choose to allow it, we will grow into His holy likeness, increasingly and forever.

Mount Athos Treasures On View To Women After 1,000 Years

Independent | By Thomas in Procter in Paris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For the first time in almost 1,000 years, many of the legendary Byzantine treasures of Mount Athos in Greece are on view to women. Almost 200 works o...