Giveaway: Give and receive

Give as little as $5, and be entered in my giveaway to win $50!
Thanks for your generosity at this time of year

Words And Peace

Saint Innocent

Giveaway: Give and receive

As you may know, I’m a member of Saint Innocent of Moscow Orthodox Church, an Eastern Christian Orthodox small parish in Carol Stream, Illinois.

The place is very small, and we wish to enlarge our existing building to include needed space for our congregation members to meet after Services. The additional space will also be used for presentations and as classrooms for our children.

At this time of the year, I know several of you like to make donations to Charities instead of buying gifts. Would you be able to send us a few dollars? Even $5 would be much appreciated.

I’m organizing a giveaway, as a thank you for your generosity.
Send me proof of your donation, and you will be entered in the giveaway for a chance to receive $50 – no matter the amount of your donation.
I will also give the…

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Book Notes: Modern Orthodox Thinkers, chapters 15-17


Modern Orthodox ThinkersChapters 15-17 are on lay theologians

Chapter 15 is on Philip Sherrard
Chapter 16 on lay theologians Koutroubis, Yannaras, and Ramfos

On Yannaras:

Yannaras comes up with a view of the West that has abandoned the original understanding of the gospel and the Church, and settled into a rationalist and legalistic understanding of human existence, subject to law and custom; course was bound, sooner or later, to turn to the ashes of nihilism, while at the same time reducing value to price and ushering in the consumerism that is so marked in modern Western Society.
pp. 257-8

Chapter 17 is on lay theologians Elisabeth Behr-Sigel and Olivier Clément


  • Discerning the Signs of the Times
  • Nadejda Gorodetzky, The Humiliated Christ in Modern Russian Thought

Please find here the first post of this series, with a general presentation of the book.