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Celebrating Six Years of Eclectic Orthodox Blogging

Dear brethren, This month Eclectic Orthodoxy is celebrating its sixth anniversary! That’s equivalent to 157 human years. 😉 Interesting stats for these six years: 1,848 posts 1,759,352 views 558,900 visitors 17 January 2018 was the most popular day for Eclectic … Continue reading

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The Areopagite Upon the Shore

Originally posted on ST. JUDE'S TAVERN:
For Father Kimel   So you will preserve me too, and what you have given me will grow and reach perfection, and I will be with you; because this too is your gift…

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Beau Branson on the “Neglected” Monarchy of the Father

Originally posted on Thought Life:
Recently I encountered a presentation that made me shed my Western Christian eyes. It was given by Beau Branson (freely available at his website) on what he calls the “neglected” doctrine of the “monarchy of…

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All Saints Icon | The Great Cloud of Witnesses

Originally posted on A Reader's Guide to Orthodox Icons:
After Pentecost, remembering the descent of the Holy Spirit, the Church celebrates the Sunday of All Saints. This is fitting, as the Saints are the result of the Holy Spirit…

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The Kneeling Prayers of Pentecost

Deacon: Again and again, on bended knees, let us pray to the Lord. Choir: Lord, have mercy. (3x) Priest: O Lord, Who art immaculate, spotless, without beginning, invisible, incomprehensible, inscrutable, unchanging, unsurpassable, immeasurable, forbearing, Who alone hast immortality, Who dwellest … Continue reading

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Visiting Ladyminster Monastery

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Appalachia invades the Dominicans

Almost makes one want to become a Dominican friar … if one is Roman Catholic (which I ain’t) … if one is called to celibacy (which I ain’t–just ask my wife) … if one loves Old-time, Bluegrass, and Appalachian music … Continue reading

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