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“Let Every Mortal Leap for Joy”: Apocatastatic Hymnody in Orthodox Worship

 by Brad (Reader Irenaeus) Jersak, Ph.D. “The primary means of theological education in the Orthodox Church is through worship.” ~ Archbishop (ret.) Lazar Puhalo Hymnody as Theology I began my decade-long journey toward Orthodoxy in 2003 under the tutelage of … Continue reading

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Permit Me to Hope

by Sinner Irenaeus (Brad Jersak, Ph.D.) “That is all I ask of Orthodoxy—to permit me to hope.” — Fr. Aiden Kimel After a decade of catechesis and struggle under the guidance of my spiritual father, Archbishop Lazar Puhalo, and godfather, David … Continue reading

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