347. The changes I remember in the past eighty years: in the World, in Religion

In a comment last week, “Skip” shared a video of some of Bishop Kallistos’ humor. Lest you miss it, I’m copying it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NR0KZT5rjZc ________________________________________ Introduction P.S. (“Prescript?”) added the day after publication: Please read the very perceptive and thoughtful Comments at the end of this Post, which mention important things I ignored. It is […]

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340. “Russky Mir: Orthodoxy and Russia’s Manifest Destiny”

This article, written by Paul Ladouceur, is taken from the July 11, 2022 edition of “The Moscow Times”:   https://www.themoscowtimes.com     It originally appeared on the website of “Public Orthodoxy”:       https://publicorthodoxy.org My Introduction “Manifest Destiny” was the 19th-century belief that the expansion of the United States throughout the North American continent was God-given […]

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