Tag: Freedom

The Camel and Needle<span class='secondary-title'>Lessons from a Russian Orthodox Scientist, Part 2</span>
Religion and Science, Theology

The Camel and NeedleLessons from a Russian Orthodox Scientist, Part 2

by Christopher Howell | български | ქართული | ελληνικά Read Part 1: Between Darwin and Dostoevsky Freedom mattered to Theodosius Dobzhansky. He was concerned to articulate a scientific worldview in which Darwin buttressed free will, and he felt it helped answer the problem of evil (offering an early version of the “free process defense” to…

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Rebellion at the Heart of the Bible<span class='secondary-title'>A Theology of Rebellion</span>
Religion and Politics, Theology

Rebellion at the Heart of the BibleA Theology of Rebellion

by Rodoljub Kubat | Ελληνικά In the context of contemporary events, protests, and the revolt spreading throughout Serbia, the matter can also be seen from a theological point of view. It is hard to say how well the churchgoing people are managing in all this. On the public stage, there are but a handful of…

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Lent as Liberation
Theology

Lent as Liberation

by Perry T. Hamalis How would you describe Orthodox Christianity in one word?” This question was posed to a panel of scholars at a Theology conference several years ago. A few of the panelists gave their answers—offering responses like “Liturgy,” “Authentic,” “Theosis,” and “Traditional.” Then the final panelist, Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, gave his reply: “Freedom,”…

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