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tsar holler

Russia | Orthodoxy | right-wing | sacralization of politics

Putin's American Comrades and Our Post-Truth Moment

The recent growth of Russian Orthodoxy in Appalachia has roots in the Kremlin's disinformation campaigns

December 10, 2020
Christ separating sheep and goats

political religion | heresy | Orthodoxy

The Creedal Orthodoxy of the RNC platform

A divisive rhetoric of unity

September 10, 2020

Orthodoxy | Holy and Great Council | ethnophyletism | autocephalous | diaspora | Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople | Orthodox Primates | fundamentalism

Fate of Orthodox Christianity's Great and Holy Council Hangs in the Balance

During the meeting of Christian Orthodox Primates (heads of local Orthodox churches), which begins today in Switzerland, the participants will show the world whether the unity of the Orthodox Church is more important than their particular agendas.  ...

January 21, 2016

Russia | Orthodoxy

Russian Orthodoxy — Martin E. Marty

“Many a bum show has been saved by the flag,” actor and playwright George M. Cohan once mumbled in criticism of the hypocritical use of patriotic symbols in efforts to rescue bad plays. One could also mumble, “Many a bum cause has been saved by the c...

July 21, 2014