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  1. RobS

    A popular approach to Christology book?

    I'm looking for a book on Christology that aims at a wide readership. Nothing too academic, maybe some discussion of the Christological controversies in passing or technical terminology employed. Ideally the end of the book would have recommendations on deeper readings into Christology...
  2. RobS

    Can we get a search feature that works?

    Hey Alpha60/Tech Support bot, Can you fix the atrocious search feature on these boards? I mean sure I can use google but still I want to point out how abysmal it is. Like I'll search for a few uncommon words by a member's post here and there are no results. Then other times I can find the...
  3. RobS

    CSB Ancient Faith Study Bible - 09/1/2019

    Paging Agabus... CSB Ancient Faith Study Bible, Brown Cloth-Over-Board The CSB Ancient Faith Study Bible features study notes and commentary from the writings of the church fathers of the second through fifth centuries...
  4. RobS baby #2?

    We didn't meet here, but she's be on this site before. We're having a daughter and ecstatic about it. I ask if you can keep the mother and our child in your prayers please. Thank you.
  5. RobS

    What would prevent someome from becoming a monk?

    Is there anything immediate that would disqualify someone from becoming a monk?
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    Monks who spend hours on Facebook all day

    What gives? I see Orthodox monks take FB quizzes or share dumb cat pictures or get involved in political debates all day on FB. I thought a monastic vocation was supposed to be the most difficult task in the world? I'm not saying they have to be like this guy: But its hard to take seriously...
  7. RobS

    Prayers for Greece

    Lord have mercy on the victims of the wildfires in Greece.
  8. RobS

    What is the greatest Orthodox theological work, in your opinion?

    Maybe this can be divided by ancient and modern works? Curious what you people think...
  9. RobS

    How soon did you get engaged and then married?

    Just curious from other Orthodox here what your timeline was from relationship to engagement then marriage. My observation of other Orthodox has been when two Orthodox people fall in love they move rather fast to become married. Not sure if that's the stereotype. Also what kind of preparation...
  10. RobS

    Pray for Porter ODoran!

    Lord have mercy.
  11. RobS

    Met. Kallistos Ware on Homosexual Marriage

    Quotes from the Metropolitan. Article here: Kallistos Ware Comes Out for Homosexual “Marriage”
  12. RobS

    Traveling out of the country for the first time.

    If you have some time, please say a small prayer for this unworthy sinner and my girlfriend as we are making a trip together out of the country. I've never left America before. Thanks.
  13. RobS

    Deceiving God in Confession?

    I'm feeling a bit bothered about going to Confession for a sin I don't believe is a sin. Even after confessing, I am willing to still do that sin over and over. I don't want to make any changes not to do this sin, if that makes sense. But I feel like I'm going to confession under false...
  14. RobS

    Uncut Mountain Supply icons

    I received a St. Silouan laminated print from UMS a few months ago but I wasn't happy with the quality, it looks like a blown up jpeg. I can't seem to find my favorite icon of Christ and I was looking to order a replacement but UMS is the only place that has it: Icon Of The Light-Giver - 20th...
  15. RobS

    Eternal being?

    My human existence is finite. I die. We are always living in this state of finitude. When that finish comes, existence ends, being ends and there is in fact nothing. The one thing that can never be avoided is this nothingness into which we inevitably vanish. Nothingness is an existential...
  16. RobS

    I screwed things up once again...

    So I met this really sweet Orthodox girl a few weeks ago and she caught me flirting with another girl, things got ugly. I'm a total idiot. I went to Confession about it and I've tried making things up but I don't know if it will be the same. Just need prayers for her cause she's hurt and I'm...
  17. RobS

    For patience

    Please say a small prayer to God for me that He may grant me with more patience than I have currently. Thank you.
  18. RobS

    Prayers for Gebre please.

    He posted on FB he is in the hospital again. Please keep him in your prayers. Lord have mercy.
  19. RobS

    If God told you directly that when you die that's the end...

    ...would you feel cheated?
  20. RobS

    Prayers for Michael

    Please keep in your prayers my friend Michael who is having serious health complications that might require surgery. He's also getting treatment for his alcoholism. He has made great progress turning his life around and I worry all that effort might be in jeopardy. Thanks.