Tag: Radicalism

How to Be the Right Kind of “Fundamentalist”?
Theology

How to Be the Right Kind of “Fundamentalist”?

 ру́сский “Fundamentalism” is a difficult concept to define. The difficulty does not primarily stem from the demanding task of describing certain actions, beliefs, and ideas and drawing general patterns that would help us differentiate “fundamentalist” phenomena from what they are not. The way the concept of “fundamentalism” is often employed, both in the public discourse…

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Are Christians Supposed to Be Communists?
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Are Christians Supposed to Be Communists?

It was in 1983 that I heard the distinguished Greek Orthodox historian Aristeides Papadakis casually remark in a lecture at the University of Maryland that the earliest Christians were “communists.” In those days, the Cold War was still casting its great glacial shadow across the cultural landscape, and so enough of a murmur of consternation…

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