Tag: Liberalism

Better the Godless East than the Immoral West
Inter-Orthodox Relations, Orthodoxy and Modernity, Religion and Politics, Uncategorized

Better the Godless East than the Immoral West Great Power Logic and the Approach of the Russian Orthodox Church towards China

български | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, experts have been scrupulously analyzing the Russian Orthodox Church’s (ROC) reaction to the conflict. Its support for the Kremlin triggered comments about the Church being a state-controlled ideology entrepreneur which has confused Christian values with imperial geopolitics. Indeed, the inclination towards…

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The Invention of Liberalism
Religion and Politics

The Invention of Liberalism

Liberalism has recently become a shibboleth for everything that is wrong with our present age, with critics in the in the academy and the media as well as the political establishment. For the global Left, the term “liberalism” has become a kind of shorthand used to identify everything from the evils of the contemporary incarceration…

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I Am a Traditionalist; Therefore, I Am
Theology

I Am a Traditionalist; Therefore, I Am

ру́сский   Amidst the culture wars, the word “traditionalist” has gained currency and has been co-opted in a variety of ways. Broadly, it is a self-naming mostly by those who identify as religious and are seemingly faithful to their religious tradition in the face of attacks either against religion in general or by others within…

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