Did Christ Have a Fallen Human Nature – Part 6 of 8
Indeed an extraordinary Being requires an extraordinary conception and birth! A Protestant may believe whatever s/he wants, but to be Orthodox a Christian must believe in the immaculate conception of Jesus Christ and the ever-virginity of the most holy Theotokos (Mother of God).
September 9, 2016 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis
Deliver us “from evil” or “from the evil one”? The last word of the Lord’s Prayer
Evil or “the evil one”? We’ll look at why an incorrect translation endorsed by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and other Orthodox jurisdictions is used in our churches today.
June 23, 2016 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis
Is GOARCH’s “PRAXIS” Magazine GOing New Age?
One would expect solid Orthodox material from an Orthodox Christian Department of Religious Education. Does the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese’s educational periodical dedicated to “Spiritual Disciplines” promote the New Age spirit expressed by Kyriakos Markides?
October 26, 2015 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis
Other faiths, What we believe
The Orthodox Church’s Reaction to Homosexual Marriage
Shortly after the June 26 Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, a friend emailed me an article with her own comment in two short monosyllabic words: “So sad.” My reply was a bit longer: “The world continues its course, and Orthodox Christianity its own. The two are diametrically opposed. There should be no surprise there.” I think we should add a few more thoughts on this important subject.
July 13, 2015 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis
What Should we do when our Bishop is an Ecumenist?
What should we do when we witness the acknowledged first-in-honor bishop of the Orthodox Church flagrantly violating the canons of the Church with common prayers and with statements that compromise the uniqueness of the Church?
March 4, 2015 by Fr. Emmanuel Hatzidakis