Tag: Caste

Caste as a Protected Category and Indian Christianity
Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Public Life

Caste as a Protected Category and Indian Christianity

български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски It is time for Eastern rite Catholics and Orthodox Christians in the United States to join hands and fight against casteism. Members of the community must support initiatives to make caste a protected category at schools, colleges, and universities as well as in the…

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Coping, Scapegoating, Menacing:  Christians in Pandemic India
Public Life, Religion and Politics

Coping, Scapegoating, Menacing: Christians in Pandemic India

български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски A few days ago, I called up a Jesuit priest in Bihar (an eastern state of India) to know his thoughts on the conditions of Christians during the ongoing pandemic. He was bemused by the question and emphatically stated—the rich survive and the poor…

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Racial Injustice and Trinitarian Suffering
Public Life, Theology

Racial Injustice and Trinitarian Suffering

Ελληνικά I discovered Andrei Rublev’s The Trinity icon ten years ago and have been using this icon for prayer ever since. I especially turn to the Trinity (both the icon and the Father, Son and Spirit) during times of crisis. Given the COVID-19 Pandemic, coupled with the racial violence that seems to have been magnified in…

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