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Origen on Martyrdom

Christians have proven time and time again that we will always have the readiness to bleed, suffer and die for our faith. Let us then go forth and participate as athletes in the contest for Christ, proving true the adage that the blood of the martyrs is closer to God than the ink of the theologians and the prayers of the faithful.
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The Mystical Writings of Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen was a twelfth-century seeress from Germany known for her ecstatic visions in which she would hear a voice from heaven that she described as the un-created “Living Light.” Hildegard had a deep impact on Western spirituality and mysticism, not only in her own day, but in recent years as interest in her has been rekindled in the…
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The Choice of Alcibiades

It has often been said that the countries in which we live are no longer the one's in which we grew up in. Political corruption, loss of faith in the democratic process and, of course, the ever present reality of rapid demographic change have made the nations of the West almost unrecognizable from what they were even a mere generation ago. The…
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The Trisagion

Through our reciting of the Trisagion we are imitating the angels who perpetually glorify God in His majesty. This is further advanced by the act of ritually rising and falling during it's recitation, always oriented towards the holy altar. We should aim to always incorporate the Trisagion into our personal prayers because in doing so we implore…
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Leonidas and Ephialtes: The Archetype of the Hero and the Traitor. A lesson for Modernity

Marco Túlio Cicero, prominent politician, lawyer, orator, philosopher and Roman writer, wrote that history is the master of life (Historia Magistra Vitae). In his statement he incorporates the thought coming from the earliest classical historians like Herodotus and Thucydides, that history is full of examples that serve as a guide for men. History…
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