iOS app Android app

Orthodox

Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Putin, Religion and the Second Coming of Fascism

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics
Clay Farris Naff

It is tempting. But let's dodge a violation of Godwin's Law and instead look at what really matters: the alarming resurgence of religious fascism around the globe.

Forgive Your Brother, Unless He's Been Divorced

Angela Jamene | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Angela Jamene

I can be as born again as the former tax collectors and prostitutes of the New Testament, as devout as Mother Theresa, as divinely gifted as a saint, but because I was divorced at the age of 24, I can never be part of an Orthodox religion.

WATCH: Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter With 'Holy Fire' In Church

Posted 05.05.2013 | Religion

In this stunning video, Orthodox Christians welcome the Holy Fire, a miracle that Orthodox Christians believe occurs every year on the evening before ...

My Humble Greek Lean Easter

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.30.2013 | Religion
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

It will definitely be a lean Easter! But what is Easter for us Greek Orthodox?

Unorthodox: What Deborah Feldman Found at Sarah Lawrence

SLCSpeaks | Posted 07.01.2012 | College
SLCSpeaks

Although the media portrays Feldman as an anomaly, she uses archetypes to create a real-life fairy tale familiar to any Sarah Lawrence student who has asked to bum a cigarette outside of the library, or had to explain to their Facebook friends that they aren't gay.

The Orthodox Rabbi Who Marries Gay Men to Lesbians

Cindy Rodriguez | Posted 10.19.2011 | Religion
Cindy Rodriguez

In the U.S., the debate about same-sex marriages has created a dividing line in the so-called culture wars, but in Jerusalem, where Orthodox Jews do not accept homosexuality, it feels like America, circa 1952.

Levi Aron Found Competent To Stand Trial

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 10.04.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The man accused in the kidnapping and dismemberment killing of an 8-year-old New York City boy told detectives his victim put up a st...

Sonja Sharp

'God Is Crying With Us'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sonja Sharp | Posted 09.13.2011 | New York

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Sobbing mothers dressed in black crowded the streets of Brooklyn Wednesday night. Many had come from Monsey and New Square, 50 m...

Do the Ten Commandments Cover All the Bases?

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Hoenig

I've been thinking about one of the comments made in response to my latest Huffington Post blog, "A Mother's Love Versus Her Sons' Religious Demands" ...

A Mother's Love Versus Her Sons' Religious Demands

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Hoenig

What would you do if someone did not want you to write a memoir because it involved him or her? Would you respect their wishes or would you forge ahead?

Why Are 110,000 Orthodox Israelis Rioting to 'Protect' Segregated Schools?

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eileen Read

It is with American ears that revere the separation of church and state that we listen in awe to extreme religious happenings in the Middle East. Som...

An Expat Thanksgiving

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

As many pre-prepared Thanksgiving dishes are not readily available abroad, I have begun finding inventive ways to make stuffing, corn bread and a number of Thanksgiving dishes.