Series: OTSA Special Project on the Holy and Great Council

Series: Papers from the 2015 “Conference in Preparation for the Great and Holy Council”

05/02/2017  “Conjugal Friendship,” by Giacomo Sanfilippo

04/30/2017  “Religions and Peace,” by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I

04/26/2017  “Childbirth is a Blessing, Not an Occasion of Impurity,” by Carrie Frederick Frost

04/24/2017  “The Holy and Great Council: Separating Fact from Fiction,” by Evagelos Sotiropoulos

04/20/2017  “ROCOR Commentary on the February Revolution: Blame the West and Link Putin to the Tsars,” by Lena Zezulin

04/06/2017  “It’s that Time of the Year Again: In Tone Four, ‘The Murderers of God, the Lawless Nation of the Jews…'” by Bogdan G. Bucur

04/03/2017  “On Ecumenoclasm: Salvation for Non-Christians?” by Paul Ladouceur

03/30/2017  “The Russian Church: Profiting by Silence,” by Sergei Chapnin

03/27/2017  “A Time for U.S.-Russian Repentance?” by John Burgess

03/23/2017  “Orthodoxy, African Deaconesses, and Missed Opportunities,” by Kerry San Chirico

03/20/2017  “Salvation and the ‘Pursuit of Happiness,'” by Paul Gavrilyuk

03/16/2017  “My Silent Church,” by Katherine Kelaidis

03/14/2017  “Orthodox Social Though: A Primer,” by Nicholas Sooy

03/09/2017 “Names Matter: An Argument for ‘Orthodox Christianity’,” by Zachary Ugolnik

03/07/2017 “Shared Ministry and Divine Grace: Restoring the Diaconate in Orthodoxy,” by Rev. Dr. Nicholas Denysenko

03/02/2017  “Women Deacons in Africa; Not in America,” by Carrie Frederick Frost

02/27/2017  “Is the Russian Orthodox Church Pushing Battered Women into Feminism?” by Lena Zezulin

02/21/2017  “Civicness and Orthodoxy in Romanian Protests,” by Lucian Turcescu

02/16/2017  “‘Taking Orthodoxy to America’ – Thirty Years Later,” by Fr. Marc Dunaway

02/13/2017  “‘Beat her when you are along together’: Domestic Violence in the Russian Tradition, Past and Present,” by Nadieszda Kizenko

02/08/2017  “Speak Up for the Trees,” by Crina Gschwandtner

02/02/2017  “Pro-Life Means Pro-Social Justice,” by Fr. James Martin, SJ

01/30/2017  “Should Middle East Religious-Minority Refugees Be Prioritized?” by Samuel Tadros

01/27/2017  “Torture is a Crime — and a Moral Outrage,” by George Hunsinger

01/19/2017  “Orthodoxy and Race in Light of Trump’s Inauguration,” by Georgia Kasamias

01/16/2017  “Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement,” by Albert J. Raboteau

01/09/2017  “Why is the Church Silent about Anti-LGBT+ Violence in Russia?” by Katherine Kelaidis

12/17/2016  “The Politics of Pascha,” by Fr. Aidan Kimel

12/14/2016  “The Predicament of Egypt’s Copts,” by Michael Wahid Hanna

12/12/2016  “Is it Time to Relinquish Liturgical Greek?” by George Demacopoulos

12/09/2016  “Repentance and Healing,” by Samuel Bauer

12/06/2016  “On Behalf of Thinking,” by Crina Gschwandtner

12/02/2016  “The European Union, Russia, Religion, and Fear,” by Kristina Stoeckl

11/28/2016  “The Disarray and Hope of Our Post-Election Abortion Politics,” by Charles C. Camosy

11/24/2016  “Politics by Candlelight: Contemplating Political Catharsis and Illumination,” by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis

11/21/2016  “The Challenge of the Other,” by Inga Leonova

11/17/2016  “New Testament Codex 1424 Returned to the Care of the Ecumenical Patriarchate,” by John Fotopoulos

11/11/2016  “Being Christian During a Trump Presidency,” by Aristotle Papanikolaou

11/09/2016  “Healing the Body Politic: A Politics of Communion,” by Fr. John A. Jillions

11/02/2016  “Bishops in Council: Are They Represpentative?” by Peter Bouteneff

10/28/2016  “Taking Women Seriously,” by David J. Dunn

10/25/2016  “After the Yarovaya Laws: The Russian Orthodox Church and the ‘Traditional Values’ International at a Crossroads,” by Christopher Stroop

10/21/2016  “Issues Addressed and Issues Neglected: Official Orthodox-Catholic Relations,” by Thomas Bremer

10/18/2016  “The First Test for Orthodox Unity After the Holy and Great Council: The Chieti Document,” by Rev. Dr. Nicolas Kazarian

10/13/2016  “Why ‘Nones’ Are Leaving the Church,” by Michael Peppard

10/05/2016  “A Growing Rift Between Egypt’s Christians and Their Leaders Spells Trouble,” by Sarah E. Yerkes

09/28/2016  “Toward a Multicultural Symphonia: Orthodox Solidarity in an Age of Diversity,” by Chris Durante

09/21/2016  “Anarchism and Orthodoxy,” by Davor Džalto

09/15/2016  “Putin’s Unorthodox Orthodoxy,” by Aristotle Papanikolaou and George Demacopoulos

09/13/2016  “On Ecumenoclasm: Let Us Pray?” by Paul Ladouceur

09/09/2016  “Orthodox Theology and Economic Morality,” by Dylan Pahman

09/06/2016  “Orthodox Christian Rigorism: A Multifaceted Phenomenon,” by Vasilios N. Makrides

08/02/2016  “Person, Nature, and Personhood Theology,” by Doru Costache

07/13/2016  “On Ecumenoclasm: Who Is a Heretic?” by Paul Ladouceur

07/08/2016  “Challenges for Restoring the Byzantine Female Diaconate in Present Times,” by Ashley Purpura

07/05/2016  “Pope Francis’s Visit to Armenia: A Bridge Out of Isolation,” by Yelena Ambartsumian

07/01/2016  “The Fruit of the Holy and Great Council,” by Alberto Melloni

06/29/2016  “Brexit and the Great and Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church: The Return of Nationalism,” by Lucian N. Leustean

06/23/2016  “War and Peace in Today’s World,” by Nicholas Sooy

06/20/2016  “The Appeal of the Ukrainian Parliament and the Ecumenical Patriarchate,” by Rev. Dr. Nicholas Denysenko

06/18/2016  “The Paradox of Unanimity: The Holy and Great Council,” by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, with Gayle Woloschak

06/17/2016  “The Synaxis of Primates: A Prelude to Conciliarity and Unity,” by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, with Rev. Dr. Alexander Rentel

06/09/2016  “Some Reflections on the Approaching Great and Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church,” by Rev. Dr. Andrew Louth

06/05/2016  “On Ecumenoclasm: What Is Church?” by Paul Ladouceur

05/31/2016  “Ten Days, Fourteen Delegations: Some Thoughts on the Format of the Upcoming Pan-Orthodox Council,” by Andrey Shishkov

05/12/2016  “Some Notes on the Byzantine Practice of (Re)Baptizing Latins,” by Nicolas Kamas

04/25/2016  “Some Common Misperceptions about the Date of Pascha/Easter,” by John Fotopoulos

04/16/2016  “When the Pope and Patriarchs Go Island Hopping: Cuba, Lesbos, and Crete,” by Paul Gavrilyuk

04/08/2016  “‘Re-Christianizing’ Russia, by John Burgess

03/29/2016  “Orthodox Reformation,” by Nicolas Kazarian

03/07/2016 “Trump and Humiliation,” by Will Cohen

02/29/2016  “Ownership by All, Control by None,” by Charles Ajalat

02/19/2016  “Phyletism and the Case for Ukrainian Autocephaly,” by Nicholas Denysenko

02/11/2016  “The Great and Holy Council and the Ukrainian Problem,” by Nicholas Denysenko

02/06/2016  “Why Did Patriarch Kirill of Moscow Agree to Meet with Pope Francis? A Primer on the Byzantine Politics of the Russian Orthodox Church,” by Paul Gavrilyuk

02/02/2016  “By What Authority? Conciliar Authority in the Church,” by Gregory Tucker

01/29/2016  “The Great Synod of the Orthodox Church and Christian Unity: Another View,” by Athanasios Giocas

01/21/2016  “Can Anything Good Come out of a Pan-Orthodox Council? A Response to Detractors,” by Paul Gavrilyuk

01/18/2016  “Archbishop Iakovos, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Challenge of Selma,” by Andrew Estocin

01/11/2016  “Trump and Transgression,” by Will Cohen

01/06/2016  “New Orthodox Geopolitics,” by Nicolas Kazarian

12/18/2015  “What Orthodox Christianity Can Bring to American Christian Politics,” by George Demacopoulos