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Icon of the Triumph of Orthodoxy from BBC’s History of the World Series

At last this series brings us something from Byzantium! As the series now approaches a point in time which is just prior to the Renaissance, why has Byzantium had just one ‘outing’? The series lays claim to be a history … Continue reading

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Blog correspondent Myrna Kostash’s new book

If any of you are ever drawn to the comments submitted at the foot of some of the blog posts, you may well have come across a comment or two by the Canadian author Myrna Kostash. She is a welcome … Continue reading

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A Sinai Illuminated Manuscript of the Heavenly Ladder: Spiritual Ascents through Art

Father Justin, Librarian of the Monastery of Saint Catherine, Sinai, discusses how the illuminated manuscript of The Ladder of Divine Ascent provides insights into the spirituality of Sinai and the theology of art in the Orthodox Church. Supported by The … Continue reading

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Appear on 60 Minutes Segment on Orthodox Christianity

CBS News Anchor Bob Simon of the program 60 Minutes, discusses Orthodox Christianity with His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Halki Orthodox Theological Seminary. New York, NY – His All Holiness Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of 300 million … Continue reading

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