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    "Liberation Theology" and the Orthodox Church

    Yeah, like I said, Liberation theology and Church-based subversion is about as common as dirt in the US, where even demagogue bishops will get in on the action whenever they get the "opportunity." Smarmy. Well, I think that's about all the nausea that I can stomach. Kudos to the moderators...
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    "Liberation Theology" and the Orthodox Church

    No, there's never a contradiction between "justice" and "what's right" and "theology" and Christ and St. Paul and Moses and Marx. So you admitted that you are an "economic" Marxist. But your morality is Marxist too... which is probably the foundation of your economic position. It's like I...
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    "Liberation Theology" and the Orthodox Church

    I'm not a conspiracy theorist. And there is no secret enemy. This enemy is right out in the open and always has been. Just because you don't know what it is or how it works doesn't mean that it doesn't exist! Good grief. I'm glad that I'm not trying to introduce the microscope! I'll tell you...
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    "Liberation Theology" and the Orthodox Church

    Again, I think you are having a hard time with the fact that it is a style of moral ethic. The OCA, for example, claims to be "non-colonial." Are you familiar with postcolonialism? It's a highly specialized critical discourse that shapes legislation... I'm not really talking about Protestant...
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    "Liberation Theology" and the Orthodox Church

    I agree. So account for Marxist currents in American Orthodoxy. There's an OCA mission statement that is patent. It has everything the Neo-Marxist espouses. Last time I checked that was called Liberation Theology.
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    "Liberation Theology" and the Orthodox Church

    I guess I really should qualify my veneration of Met. Philaret. I personally regard him as a Saint--his true suffering for sake of the Universal Church is clear enough to me that I don't really need more "evidence" as it were. But no, I don't belong to one of those "other" bodies, even though I...
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    "Liberation Theology" and the Orthodox Church

    You're asking me to accuse certain people of certain things? What about Met. St. Philaret's statement? Myself, I find that many Orthodox are steeped to the gills in Christian justifications of liberation. Maybe our experiences differ, you and me.
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    Chronological Order of Old Testament Saints?

    Do you mean saints in some kind of generic sense meaning Blessed or Favored by God? I guess it kind of looks like a defective question to me. Somebody even wrote "St. Adam" and "St. Eve" up there... That's pretty confusing to me, but I don't know all the traditions that are out there...
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    John of Damascus' exegesis of De 4:15 is impossible

    Prosopon! Look it up! Why are you wasting our time like this? Where is your shame? What you are doing here is wrong. Clearly, you want some kind Judaistical "proof"; it's been given. You wanted proof about St. Damascene's position; you got it. You wanted the theological support of icons; you got...
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    Old vs. New Calendar?

    Wow. You lost me, bud.
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    John of Damascus' exegesis of De 4:15 is impossible

    Our Special Reserve Junior Captain hasn't hit the books like he was told. Correcting his teachers indeed! Learn the word prosopon and then get back to us, Mr. Alban. Aside: Good grief.
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    Russia, Europe's Most Christian Country?

    Except in catechism.  Is "windows to heaven" a phrase unknown to you?  ???
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    "Liberation Theology" and the Orthodox Church

    I don't know if the Orthodox Church has officially condemned "Liberation Theology." I see the Church, and most especially Church members actively suppressing resistance to "Liberation Theology"... So here's a little something that I cherish. It's a quote. 'And the "Free World" is clearly and...
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    Communion and Otherness

    Yeah, Zizioulas appears to be trying to rehabilitate post-Hegelianism, get it out of the hands of the Mikhail Bakunin's of this world. It's a noble effort, and he's not the first. His intentions don't really matter one way or the other, however, due to the dialogical nature of his work in...
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    Old vs. New Calendar?

    The old calendar has become too much of a point of division among the Orthodox themselves--nevermind what sort of "gesture" is supposedly signified by the New Calendarists to the daily more heretical Rome... Please! The Julian calendar is incorrect today, and it is in permanent decline...
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