Theology, Dogma, and Revelation in the Vision of Elder Sophrony

Elder Sophrony considered his encounter with St. Silouan to be the greatest event of his life. One might readily ask, how this could be? Sophrony, since childhood, had mingled with the elite societies of Moscow and Paris, received the highest level of education, the famed theologian, Sergei Bulgakov, had served briefly as his mentor at …

A Puzzle Piece

There is a condition common among inquiring minds in which truth is perceived as a puzzle and individual dogmas the pieces that must be arranged and re-arranged until the puzzle is complete. Many of us who have come to the Orthodox faith from another, and in this I include myself, wrestled for many years with …