Venerable Ephraim the Syrian

Church of Serbia - 13/2/17 Saint Ephraim the Syrian, a teacher of repentance, was born at the beginning of the fourth century in the city of Nisibis (Mesopotamia) into the family of impoverished toilers of the soil. His parents raised their son in piety, but from his childhood he was known for his quick temper and ...

Fr Georges Massouh: I did not Come to Bring Peace, but a Sword

Notes On Arab orthodoxy - 26/10/15 Those people who rush to the Bible in order to justify their words and deeds that are not in accordance with Christ excel at producing some verses in support of their errant opinions, but only after cutting the passage off from its context and distorting it from its true intent. ...