89. Demons

Demons! Terrifying Destructive Evil Spirits! Now that we have your attention… let’s begin more gently and work up (down) to demons, the devil and the dark side. Hallowe’en Modern Hallowe’en has Christian origins.┬áNovember 1 in Western Christianity is the feast of All Saints (“All Hallows” in old English), probably intended to counter a pagan day […]

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88. “How do we teach traditional Christianity so it is accessible to culture without selling out to culture?” – Part 2

As I said last week, this was the heavy topic assigned to me at an Anglican-Orthodox conference in 2009. If you haven’t read Part 1, please do or you won’t make much sense of Part 2. Last week I described (humbly, I hope) Orthodoxy’s multi-cultural unity in “traditional Christianity”. This week is trickier: How does […]

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87. “How do we teach traditional Christianity so it is accessible to culture without selling out to culture?”- Part 1

How’s that for a kicky title for a Blog Post? I hope you’re still reading. That was the ponderous topic I was given to speak on at an Anglican-Orthodox conference at Nashotah House Episcopal Seminary here in Wisconsin, on October 9, 2009. Prologue for Orthodox Readers… …since, for the most part, I don’t know who […]

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