An Interview with Fr. George Maximov The guest of today’s interview is Yevgeny Verner, actor and producer. As a descendant of an old Jewish family, he came to Christ through Judaism. In his interview to Fr. George, he tells us his story about how the Savior literally called him. He also discusses so-called “national” religions, Cabbala […]
The Rabbi Who Converted To Orthodoxy On Pentecost In 1952
Among the many converts to Orthodox Christianity was the Jewish rabbi Paul Fotiou from the Hebrew community of Arta in Greece, who converted from Judaism and was baptized as an Orthodox Christian together with his family. To read a little about the Jews of Arta, see here. Archimandrite Nektarios Ziompolas writes the following about Paul […]
XENO – Who Is the Stranger?
by Fr. John S. Bakas In this story Fr. John Bakas relates the story of an Orthodox Christian convert who saved more Jews from certain death during the Holocaust than Oscar Schindler. We will have more on Chiune Sugihara in the future. In Greek, the word, “xeno,” denotes someone who is a “stranger,” someone that […]