Tag: Georgian Orthodoxy

The Georgian Protests: Dramatic Days, an Unexpected Outcome
Public Life, Religion and Politics

The Georgian Protests: Dramatic Days, an Unexpected Outcome

  Early on March 9th, the Georgian population learned that the Georgian Dream party announced the withdrawal of the draft on transparency of foreign influence. It was on March 7th that Parliament of Georgia, with a majority from the Georgian Dream party, passed the first reading of the controversial law on “foreign agents” (any organization…

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Understanding True Citizenship: Lessons from a Georgian Saint
Religion and Politics

Understanding True Citizenship: Lessons from a Georgian Saint

српски Hieromartyr Archimandrite Grigol Peradze (killed 1942 in Auschwitz) was an eminent Georgian Churchman, theologian, and historian and one of the figureheads of the ecumenical movement in the 1920s.* In the journal “Jvari Vazisa” (“Grapevine Cross”), he published a homily series on the Lord’s Prayer (შინაარსი ჭეშმარიტ მოქალაქეობის [“The importance of the true citizenship”], Paris…

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