New Book – Mixed Marriage: An Orthodox History

SVS Press - 6/12/18 Purchase a copy here: Fr Roeber's excellent book offers a lucid and fascinating history of marriage and its relationship to the Church, the authority of the bishop, pastoral practice in relation to the administration of the Mysteries (how can a couple sharing in the sacrament of Orthodox marriage not be allowed thereafter to ...

Why 62 Catholic Theologians Have Accused Pope Francis of ‘Spreading Heresy’

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Sputniknews - 25/9/17 Catholic clergy from around the world have recently issued what it called a "Filial Correction", a 25-page letter to Pope Francis, accusing him of "spreading heresy" about marriage, the moral life, and the reception of the sacraments. Here is why. The letter accuses Pope Francis of propagating seven heretical positions concerning marriage, moral living and the sacraments ...

Bishop Alexander to deliver keynote at OCAMPR Conference

BROOKLINE, MA [OCAMPR] - April 2016 The Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology and Religion[OCAMPR] recently announced that His Grace, Bishop Alexander of Dallas, the South and the Bulgarian Diocese will deliver the opening keynote address at it’s annual conference at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology here November 3-5, 2016. Bishop Alexander’s address, which is ...

Promotion of “the Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija” in Oxford

On February 14, St Theosevia Centre for Christian Spirituality in Oxford hosted a promotion of a truly splendid production—monograph on The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija. Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia, Bishop Maxim of Western America and Prof. Olivera Popovic from Oxford University spoke about this volume.Bishop Maxim gave a clear and helpful introduction to the ...

Oxford University Press Releases Rev. Dr. Pentiuc’s The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition

7/1/14 Oxford University Press will release the latest book by Rev. Dr. Eugen J. Pentiuc, Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, on January 9, 2014. The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition provides a general overview and a detailed analysis of the primary ways in which the Old Testament has been ...

Book Review: Byzantium and Bulgaria, 775-831

By Panos Sophoulis 31/5/2012 Byzantium and Bulgaria, 775-831 (Brill, 2011) Reviewed by Chris Deliso Get a copy here: Byzantium’s chronically turbulent relationship with the Turkic Bulgar khanate in the late eighth and early ninth centuries is the subject of this groundbreaking new synthetic political study. In Byzantium and Bulgaria, 775-831 specialist scholars and general Balkan-interest readers alike are treated to ...

Identity Among Middle East Christians

AYMENN JAWAD AL-TAMIMI 5/1/2012 Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi is a student at Brasenose College, Oxford University, and a Fellow at the Middle East Forum. His website is http://www.aymennjawad.org. What's accounts for clear examples of their strong loyalty to Islamic regimes? In the course of the present unrest across the Middle East and North Africa, it has become clear that ...