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Mode of Life offers some thoughts regarding a question about Iconography

5th Century pulpit - Kalambaka Greece

Dear Mode of Life, I would like to thank you for your article on the fullness Church iconography (http://modeoflife.org/iconography-a-statement-of-image/), I found the article wonderfully stimulating, and almost overwhelming in the riches of tradition and theology in which it describes.  My own congregation is a Protestant church which is dedicated to Mark the Evangelist, we have placed an icon of St Mark in ... Read More »

A Question about Salvation posed to Mode of Life

Resurrection Chora

Q. Greetings to the weblog administrators of Mode of Life Project. I was wondering, when reading the Bible, there are references that cite that all idolators and atheists go to hell. Does that mean all Hindus and Buddhists go to hell? Agapite, You ask a loaded question according to a personal reading of the Scriptures and without providing me a reference ... Read More »

ON THE CIRCUMCISION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

With Special Reference to the oration of Andrew, Archbishop of Crete, the Jerusalemite, On the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ (PG 97, 913-929) By Fr. George Dion Dragas, PhD, DD, DTh., Protopresbyter “And when the eight days were fulfilled for His circumcision, He was given the name JESUS, as He had been already named by the angels, before He ... Read More »

Sunday of the Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council (Titus 3:8-15 and Matthew 5:14-19): “The Example”

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume I Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions   “You are the light of the world”. (Matthew 5:1) Today our Church celebrates the memory of the Fathers of our Church, who in the year 451AD assembled in Chalcedon of Bithynia for the Fourth Ecumenical Council. Six hundred ... Read More »

St Nicholas Cabasilas And The Life In Christ

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By Anthony Papantoniou (Source: Greek Australian Vema, English Section, June and July 2009 Issues) St Nicholas Cabasilas and his background On 20th June, the Orthodox Church commemorates the feast of our Father among the Saints, St Nicholas Cabasilas. St Nicholas was born in the city of Thessalonica around 1320-23 into a prestigious family. It has been thought in the past ... Read More »