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Savior in Glory

The Savior in Glory by Andrei Rublev, 1408

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Dostoevsky on Russia's Mission

Philosopher Nikolai Onufriyevich Lossky (1870-1965) outlines Fyodor Dostoevsky’s vision of Russia’s transcendent mission – to bring the world to the God-Man Christ, Whose fullest expression is found in the ancient faith upheld by Byzantium and adopted by Grand Prince Vladimir in 988. 972 more words

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Michael and Gabriel

  

St. Michael (1408) and St. Gabriel (1408) by Andrei Rublev

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Reflections from the Field: Deconversion, Irreligion and Practical Nonreligion The Case of Leaving Ultra Orthodox Judaism

In this post, Louis Frankenthaler draws on his research with Ultra Orthodox Jewish communities to explore narratives of leaving religion, which he describes as rich in moral and social dilemmas.  1,680 more words

Reflections From The Field

Confession

Last night I went to confession.  This is a sacrament which is so misunderstood in Protestantism, and I am only beginning to understand it.  I accept it as a teaching of the Church, and as such I go to confession, at first hesitant, now willing, but still somewhat reluctant to share my sins and failings with another.   544 more words

Faith

Snow, Excuses, and Jumping into the Deep End

Am I the only one who finds it hard to maintain a Lenten spirit when it snows during the first week? It is probably a Southern thing. 818 more words

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The Annunciation

The Annunciation by Andrei Rublev, 1405

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