Tag Archives: Orthodox

First Glimpses of the Orthodox “Other”

Back a long time ago, before I got into the semester, I began a short-lived “I’m going to tell you about my experiences visiting Orthodox churches!” kick.  Things happened: I got a call about a new appointment, schoolwork shifted into … Continue reading

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East and West Alike: Risen from the Dead!

After posting part of the lyrics to the Paschal Troparion this morning, I discovered that these “ancient Christian” lyrics from the East have been put to a new setting by a “contemporary Christian” from the West.  (Disclaimer: I generally detest … Continue reading

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Bestowing life: Christ is risen!

The Risen Christ: Exiting the Cathedral, Going into the World (photo taken in Sevilla, Spain, Easter 2006) Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death— and upon those in the tombs bestowing life! Christ is Risen! Christ … Continue reading

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Trampling Down Death by Death

  Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and upon those in the tombs bestowing life.   Antiochian Orthodox soundtrack here: http://www.antiochian.org/music/library (Click on “Christ is Risen” and then “Christ is Risen (Combined)”) All Christians —- East … Continue reading

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