Why I Converted to Orthodoxy

This past Saturday ("Bright Saturday" in Orthodoxy) I was officially Baptised and Chrismated into Orthodox Christianity at St. Ksenia of St. Petersburg's Russian Orthodox Church. This is a culmination of a couple of years reconsidering the Evangelical Protestant faith of my childhood, and I decided to share my reasoning.

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Categories: Religion
Date: 2017-04-27 03:20:55, 228 days ago

Christ is Risen

Christ is risen from the dead,
trampling down death by death,
and upon those in the tombs bestowing life!
Icon of the Resurrection of Christ from Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church in Butte, Mt

Categories: Religion
Date: 2017-04-16 22:30:32, 239 days ago

Harvard Classics 7 & 8: Christianity and the Theatre

At this rate I should be finishing the Harvard Classics in around 2026. Oh well, on to the latest update.

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Date: 2016-01-11 00:21:36, 1 year and 335 days ago

Marcus Aurelius According to Internet Atheists

An image meme correcting a popular, but very wrong, "quote" from Marcus Aurelius:

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Categories: Philosophy, Religion
Date: 2015-10-29 01:36:39, 2 years and 44 days ago

Harvard Classics Volume 4 - The Lost and The Regained

Yep, I'm still reading the Harvard Classics, even if I'm reading them slowly.

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Date: 2014-09-09 23:03:54, 3 years and 94 days ago

Armarium Magnus

I've mentioned Tim O'Neill's blog here before, but he hadn't posted since quite some time. (he's even worse than me at the whole regular posts things; though his posts are longer and far more interesting) Despite this I've still checked back there every now and again incase he starts posting again, and now he has. As with all of his reviews it's full of interesting historic information; I strongly recommend reading it.

Categories: Linkage, Literature, Religion
Date: 2011-01-25 23:03:53, 6 years and 322 days ago

The Stupidest Thing on the Internet Ever

A review God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science. I strongly recommend reading this post; It's both entertaining and educational. Note the title of this post is not a reference to Author himself, but rather something he talks about in his post (about a third of the way down).

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Date: 2010-08-12 23:03:54, 7 years and 123 days ago

The Christian Lobby supports wage caps

Apparently the Australian Christion Lobby supports wage caps:

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Date: 2009-09-30 23:03:57, 8 years and 74 days ago

Religious Freedom?

Victoria Changes the Discrimination Laws:

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Categories: Politics, Rants, Religion
Date: 2009-09-27 23:03:54, 8 years and 77 days ago

The Four L's

Whilst this argument has been stated previously (C.S. Lewis formed the first version with only three L's, and Legend was added later), I feel it is well worth repeating. This is essentially an argument as too who the real historic figure of Jesus of Nazareth was. There is extensive historical documents surrounding this Rabbi from Judea who claimed to be much more than just a Rabbi. (Don't believe me that Jesus claimed to be God? See Matt. 27:43, Mark 14:62, Luke 22:70, John 6:35, John 6:40, John 6:51, John 8:12, John 8:23-24, John 8:58, and a bunch of others that I couldn't be bothered to look up right now)

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Categories: Religion
Date: 2009-01-11 23:03:54, 8 years and 336 days ago