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by Barbara
Tue 21 May 2024 12:41 am
Forum: Synaxarion Orthodoxia
Topic: Elder MichaelII ofValaam&Pskov
Replies: 5
Views: 318

Re: Elder MichaelII ofValaam&Pskov

Noting that today was the repose of Monk Nicholas, who was among the group of Valaam monastics who went with Elder Michael to Pskov.
Seven years after the repose of Elder Michael II, Schemamonk Boris, as Fr. Nicholas became, reposed May 7/20, 1969.

 

by Barbara
Tue 21 May 2024 12:27 am
Forum: Political and Social Issues
Topic: Ivan Alexandrovich Ilyin[1883-1954]
Replies: 3
Views: 31

Re: Ivan Alexandrovich Ilyin[1883-1954]

Oh GOOD, thank you for exposing some of the distortions in that essay. I suspected as much about Ilyin's attitude toward the Soviets in World War II. It sounded preposterous that he was supporting 'the Motherland'. Sounds like wishful thinking on the part of the author about prominent anti-Communis...
by Barbara
Tue 21 May 2024 12:04 am
Forum: World Orthodox, Heretical, and Vagante Jurisdictions
Topic: Proto-ecumenism before the 1920s
Replies: 22
Views: 3194

Re: Proto-ecumenism before the 1920s

I think all of Jean-Serge's historical anecdotes are fascinating ! What label they would go under ideally, nobody knows. But these incidents are greatly worthwhile to present to the readers, so we are much better clued in to so much. Thank you for taking the time to research all this ! Please keep ...
by Barbara
Sun 19 May 2024 11:42 pm
Forum: Political and Social Issues
Topic: Ivan Alexandrovich Ilyin[1883-1954]
Replies: 3
Views: 31

Ivan Alexandrovich Ilyin[1883-1954]

Article on Russian philosopher Ivan Ilyin which appeared in Russia Today. How accurate the interpretation is, I am not qualified to say. Anyone who wants to dispute or discuss points mentioned here, please step right up ! "He was a staunch supporter of the anti-Bolshevik White Movement during ...
by Barbara
Sun 19 May 2024 12:59 am
Forum: World Orthodox, Heretical, and Vagante Jurisdictions
Topic: NatlGeo:"Jesus" special issue
Replies: 18
Views: 298

Re: NatlGeo:"Jesus" special issue

Excellent exposition ! Thank you, eish, for telling us all this. I thought i had read something about the instruction of the hesychasts to look at the stomach. That struck me as so WEIRD ! What do the Fathers mean by that ? How could one be performing a daily task yet keeping the gaze fixed on the ...
by Barbara
Sun 19 May 2024 12:37 am
Forum: Political and Social Issues
Topic: MP MetNikodim has street named for in Greek Cyprus
Replies: 16
Views: 1593

Re: MP MetNikodim has street named for in Greek Cyprus

Further details on the newer Greek and Greek Cypriot "residency-by-investment" rules : " Cyprus’s Strategic Shift Cyprus’s Golden Visa program has undergone significant changes in recent years, including new restrictions and stricter controls. The program, which grants permanent resi...
by Barbara
Sat 18 May 2024 7:57 pm
Forum: Political and Social Issues
Topic: MP MetNikodim has street named for in Greek Cyprus
Replies: 16
Views: 1593

Re: MP MetNikodim has street named for in Greek Cyprus

Update May 2024 : The process of eliminating foreign investors', including Russians', access to securing citizenship rights  by investing large amounts in Southern Cyprus and also on the island of Malta, has ended. By the next year after the post above, 2020, the door had slammed shut.  Late last m...