Tag: St. Kassiani

Anticipating Kassia’s Cosmic Hymn
Culture and Arts, Liturgical Life

Anticipating Kassia’s Cosmic Hymn

български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Русский | Српски In preparing to participate in the services leading to Pascha, a memorable element of the Liturgy for many of the faithful is the Hymn of St. Kassia (ca.810-ca. 865 CE), “Lord, the Woman Fallen into Many Sins.” It is remembered as a heartwarming centerpiece of the…

Continue reading
Who Are You When You Feel Liturgically?
Liturgical Life, Theology

Who Are You When You Feel Liturgically?

Ελληνικά What is emotion? Do emotions have a history? Who has emotion? Are emotions innate? These questions are far more complex than they might seem. Indeed, in recent years, scholars have explored how emotions were understood and enacted throughout history, investigated how emotional discourses acted as drivers of cultural and political change, and probed the…

Continue reading
St. Kassiani, Sex Workers, and FOSTA-SESTA
Gender and Sexuality, Women in the Church

St. Kassiani, Sex Workers, and FOSTA-SESTA

This is not an essay 1) advocating sex work or 2) denying the need for repentance. This is an essay asking us to reconsider how we treat sex workers. If there is one thing that even the most theologically illiterate can accurately remember about the life of Christ, it is that he hung around with a questionable crowd:…

Continue reading
Disclaimer

Public Orthodoxy seeks to promote conversation by providing a forum for diverse perspectives on contemporary issues related to Orthodox Christianity. The positions expressed in the articles on this website are solely the author’s and do not necessarily represent the views of the editors or the Orthodox Christian Studies Center.

Attribution

Public Orthodoxy is a publication of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University