New Series: Exploring Orthodox Christianity, Part I: The First Division

This is the first part in an ongoing series exploring Orthodox Christianity from the POV of that of a convert to

Society and Religion

2016 will see the first ecumenical council in 1200 years

At least on the Orthodox side. Patriarchs of the world’s 250 million Orthodox Christians ended a rare summit in Istanbul


Canon and the Council of Trent

One of the most enduring Protestant Myths is that in 1546, at the Council of Trent added to the Sacred


Byzantine Hymn of the Nativity

I do not celebrate Christmas in the common way, holding it rather is a family day, however, there are times