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God and Suffering

 Why didn't God make a perfect world? Frederica Mathewes-Green says perfection may not be so appealing.

Subversive Orthodoxy

Crunchy Con, Rod Dreher

Rod Dreher on what it really means to be Orthodox.

Ring of Silence

trees and light

Frederica Mathewes-Green describes how God may be the way to connect with her autistic grandson.

Death, Where Is Your Sting?

Angel

Read an excerpt from a book by Frederica Mathewes-Green.

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What do converts want?

Date: 09/16/2008

I blogged earlier this summer about an excellent lecture Terry Mattingly had given to a conference of Orthodox clergy and laity, on the topic "What Do The Converts Want?" It was aimed at an Orthodox audience, but much of it applies to many Catholic converts as well. I've posted the entire text in the extended entry, but I wanted to highlight this part: On one level, many Orthodox converts are ...

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Orthodoxy: Unbruised by the Culture Wars

Why aren't Orthodox Christians fighting over gay marriage, women priests, and more? Because we accept the wisdom of the past.

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