Tag: Social Media

The TikTok “Bishop”<span class='secondary-title'>The Stabbing of Mar Mari Emmanuel in Sydney, Australia</span>
Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Orthodoxy and Modernity

The TikTok “Bishop”The Stabbing of Mar Mari Emmanuel in Sydney, Australia

On April 16, “Bishop” Mar Mari Emmanuel survived a stabbing in his church by a 15-year-old in a “terrorist attack,” according to New South Wales Police. Mar Mari is a charismatic Christian apologist and social media influencer who is anti-vaccine and anti-lockdown and who has attacked Islam, LGBTQ people, and governments and churches that protect…

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The Paradigm of Compassionate Denial
Church Life and Pastoral Care, Gender and Sexuality

The Paradigm of Compassionate Denial

български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский | Српски To a casual reader of social media, it may appear that the culture war battles in the Orthodox circles around human sexuality have finally ceased, especially compared to the raging 2010s. I think that, rather, the lines have been drawn, and most of the…

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Post-Truth
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Post-Truth

This publication is based on a presentation at the Conference on Christian approaches to defense and disarmament in the Netherlands on September 9, 2017. The Oxford Dictionaries named “post-truth” the word of the year for 2016. That was the year when the phenomenon marked by this word affected the Western world most. It was the…

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