Just How Useless is Orthodox Environmental Thought?
Fr Michael Butler
Does Orthodox environmental thought stand on claims made by non-Orthodox, Western activists and scientists?
Praise be to Soros for investing millions in Baltimore
Terry Mattingly, Get Religion
What I think is missing here — in light of Soros’ beliefs as an atheist — is a story that truly explores precisely why he wants to get involved in this kind of, to be blunt, urban ministry.
Iranian Christians Flogged for Taking Communion
Michael Avramovich, Mere Comments
Four Iranian Christians were sentenced to a flogging of 80 lashes for drinking communion wine, even as a new United Nations report strongly criticized Iran for its systematic persecution of non-Muslims.
James R. Rogers, First Things
I’d suggest that the Church is not a community, it is the community. By that I mean that there is an ontological reality to the community of the Church that does not exist for any other type of human community.