You're the one who was making assumptions. Stop projecting. I never said that the Orthodox Church teaches that. I just said that it might.stanley123 said:Oh. So slaves are supposed to be obedient to their masters according to the teaching of the Orthodox Church? Is that it? Can you kindly supply a reference to some authoritative source for that?deusveritasest said:Where do you get the idea that the OC has abandoned teaching slaves to be obedient to their masters?stanley123 said:You appear to be seriously in error on your claim that there are no slaves today. There is slavery today, and I believe that the Orthodox Church has abandoned the teaching of apostolic times that slaves should submit themselves to their masters with all respect. Therefore, it is pretty unconvincing when an Orthodox Christian claims that the Roman Church has abandoned some of the apostolic teachings.ialmisry said:You haven't noticed that slavery has been abolished, and thus, there are no slaves to submit, if you are worried about that.
Here are some of the FACES OF SLAVERY AND BONDAGE
IN THE 21st CENTURY: