It Takes a Village to Make a Church: Part II

A Christian Culture? Culture and community are indeginous to even the most primitive of civilizations. One might say that the aspiration to create and the need to congregate are God-given, and perhaps they are. However, there is nothing to indicate that Tubal-Cain (the first artisan, by biblical account) was particularly “Christian” or virtuous, nor was …

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 …