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Why Orthodox Don't Understand Your Worship: Sunday of Orthodoxy

In a couple of days, the Orthodox Church will be celebrating the Sunday of Orthodoxy also known as the Triumph of Orthodoxy. This feast day has been practiced since the 9th century following the seventh ecumenical council which condemned iconoclasm as heresy. 1,391 more words

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2015 Lenten Potluck #1: Suzi's Blackened Carolina BBQ

Ah, the first Lenten potluck of the year! I was SO looking forward to it, and I even made my dish the night before instead of rushing home with 1 hour and fifteen minutes to try to whip something up. 860 more words

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Clean Monday: True Fasting


Although this rule is probably not observed much outside of monasteries, traditionally the first three days of Great Lent are complete fasting days. We have our first meal of Great Lent on Wednesday after celebrating the Presanctified Liturgy. 1,423 more words

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The Terry Clarke Daily (February 22, 2015) is out!

The Februart 22, 2015 edition of The Terry Clarke Daily has been published. If there are general issues of interest or geographic-specif issues you would like to see in future editions, please let me know! 8 more words

Please, Call Me Jason

In the Name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit: One God, Amen.

7 years ago, during freshmen orientation, my friend nick-named me “Morocco.” It stuck. 1,056 more words

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Cappella Romana Hits a Byzantine Home Run! "Good Friday in Jerusalem" is a winner.

I think it’s a great day in the music world when a recording of Byzantine Chant makes it into the Billboard top-10. So, first I want to congratulate my pals at Cappella Romana for hitting #8 today on the classical chart with their recording “ 446 more words

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How We Got the Bible, Part 2

Last week RTB editor Maureen Moser and I began a discussion of the biblical canon, including the doctrine of inspiration and the criteria for recognizing canon, particularly for the New Testament. 669 more words

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