Hieromonk Athenagoras, 34, is a Doctor of Physics from Stanford University in California. Born in Heraklion, Crete, he studied at his hometown and came to the United States for postgraduate studies, where he worked as a researcher. In 2016 he returned home and finally resigned at the Monastery of Saint George in Epanosifi, and a […]
Hank “The Bible Answer Man” Hannegraff explains his conversion to Orthodox Christianity, and how Watchman Nee, a Chinese evangelist, led him to understand theosis. ???
Quite often, it seems to us that our questions and doubts have no answer; that they destroy the image of the world that the religion paints; and that… they are absolutely unique. We stop looking for the truth when in fact, the reason for our unwillingness to continue looking for truth is our laziness. Every […]
Schema-Archimandrite Gabriel (Bunge) speaks about Catholic reforms, Orthodox tradition and the most important objective of monasticism Schema-Archimandrite Gabriel (Bunge) is the abbot of the Monastery of the Exaltation of the Cross located near Lugano, Switzerland. He is a well-known patrologist, theologian and an author of a number of books, which have been translated into numerous European languages. Fr. Gabriel answers […]
This is a tough read, but glory to God who preserved her through it all. I was born into a very abusive home in 1973. My mother was a violent alcoholic; my father was just plain violent and abusive in “other” ways I need not specify. Though I sought help from neighbors and teachers and […]