More Thoughts from Gregory Palamas

Meditation, in Orthodox Christianity, is generally considered to be an inward movement. To meditate is to focus on Christ within us. This makes Western Christians antsy. It sounds too much like far Eastern (ie, India, China, Japan) meditation which is generally rooted in some form of pantheism. And the concerns aren't new. Barlaam, a Roman …

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Christ is Risen!

Christ is risen from the dead,Trampling down death by death,And upon those in the tombsBestowing life! Or, as they like to say in our parish: المسيح قام من بين الأموات و وطئ الموت بالموت و وهب الحياة للذين في القبور Yeah, I don't know what it means either. Fortunately, God's mercy even extends to Americans …

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Explaining Some of the Criticisms of Grameen Bank (4 of 4)

The American critics of Grameen Bank are prolix and it's hard to know where to start and end in an attempt to balance fairness with length of this essay. One site that offers links that present the good, the bad, and the ugly both by supporters and critics, by legitimate news sources and commentators is …

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