What we believe

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Is Israel the Promised Land?

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Zionist Jews, and with them many fundamentalist Bible thumpers, literally believe in the eternal covenant Yahweh made with them, 4,000 years ago. Today, the behavior of Israel towards the Palestinians over earthly lands resembles the Nazis. The persecuted have become the persecutors. How can it Read more

The Character of Orthodoxy

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Orthodoxy is not a particular Christian confession, but has a general and trans-temporal character. Orthodoxy was not created by abstractions and divisions, but is the single and unified truth. It is the truth of the Church, the truth of the body of Christ, which is Read more

Orthodoxy at a Glance

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The Orthodox Church is the Church founded by Christ, the New Testament Church continued through the ages. She fully identifies herself with the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. Since ancient times she calls herself Orthodox, which means "right-believing", in order to separate herself from Read more

Science and Religion

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Scientists are hard to work with on a committee, an academic friend once told me, because they often change their minds when they see new evidence. I was reminded of this a few months ago when I saw a survey in the journal Nature. It Read more