Tag: Epiphany

Ethnicity Tears the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church Apart
Public Life, Religion and Conflict

Ethnicity Tears the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church Apart Prime Minister Ahmed forced to talk to the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church

ελληνικά | Русский What initially seemed an internal conflict between the Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church (EtOTC) and an Oromo breakaway synod of 28 bishops, has developed into an open clash between the Ethiopian government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the EtOTC. The current struggle is actually a scramble over who…

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Living Epiphanies: The Baptism of Christ and the Restoration of Creation
Theology

Living Epiphanies: The Baptism of Christ and the Restoration of Creation

български | ქართული | Ελληνικά  | Русский | Српски On this great feast of Theophany, we celebrate Christ’s baptism, when the voice of the Father identified Him as the Son of God and the Holy Spirit descended upon Him in the form of a dove. Epiphany reveals that the Savior Who appears from the waters of the…

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The Problem with Gendering Epiphany Celebrations
Women in the Church

The Problem with Gendering Epiphany Celebrations Student Submission

Epiphany, observed on January 6th, celebrates the baptism of Jesus Christ and the historic manifestation of the Holy Trinity. Liturgically, the Church commemorates the Feast day with a Blessing of the Waters service at the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy. For many communities, this service transitions from the church to a nearby open body of…

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