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’s Desert Fathers – Humility">The Egypts Desert Fathers – Humility

March 31st, 2009 1 Comment

st_macarius_the_greatAn old man was asked, "What is humility?" and he said in reply, "Humility is a great work, and a work of God. The way of humility is to undertake bodily labour and believe yourself a sinner and make yourself subject to all." Then a brother said, "What does it mean, to be subject to all?"
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No Bible in the Orthodox Church

November 10th, 2008 No Comments

“Strictly speaking, there never was a Bible in the Orthodox Church, at least not as we commonly think of the Bible as a single volume book we can hold in our hand. Since the beginning of the Church, from the start of our liturgical tradition, there has never been a single book in an Orthodox church we could point to as the Bible. Instead, the various Books of the Bible...
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