• Phil Dorroll

    Phil Dorroll

    Associate Professor of Religion at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina

    Phil Dorroll is an Associate Professor of Religion at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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Orthodoxy and Modernity

Being Accommodationist: What Hauerwas and Willimon Really Mean

български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Русский | Српски The term “accommodationist” has recently become a topic of some contention in global Orthodox Christian conversations on human sexuality. The term was derived from the widely influential book by Stanley Hauerwas and William Willimon, Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony (first published in 1989, and...

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Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Religion and Politics

Islam, Orthodoxy, and Tyranny

български | ქართული | Ελληνικά  | Русский | Српски When it comes to religion and politics, Eastern Orthodox Christians and Sunni Muslims find themselves in the same predicament. Both of these religions adhere to a particularly strong concept of sacred tra... Read more.
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Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Religion and Politics

Muslims, Christians, and Hagia Sophia

Around midday local time on July 24th, the first Muslim Friday prayer service in over eighty years was conducted in Hagia Sophia, its status recently changed from a museum to a mosque. A key part of weekly Muslim congregational worship is the preaching of a sermon. In this case, the sermon was deliv... Read more.
Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations

Islam from an Orthodox Perspective

Ελληνικά When I first read paragraph 56 of For the Life of the World: Toward A Social Ethos of the Orthodox Church, I immediately had the sense that it represented a major step forward in Muslim-Orthodox relations. I think it is important to call special attention to this part of the text, b... Read more.
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