Articles


METROPOLITAN EPHRAIM



Articles of Faith, 2009-2012

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4
Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8
Part 9 Part 10 
Part 11 Part 12


Articles of Faith, 2013


1.  Balaam’s Ass, Part 1, by Photios Kontoglou; 2.  Balaam’s Ass, Part 2, by Photios Kontoglou; 3.  Balaam’s Ass, Part 3, by Photios Kontoglou; 4.  Balaam’s Ass, Part 4, by Photios Kontoglou; 5.  Balaam’s Ass, Part 5, by Photios Kontoglou; 6.  Balaam’s Ass, Part 6, by Photios Kontoglou; 7.  The Fairy­Tale “Good Ole Days”; 8.  The Ethical Man and the Holy Man; 9.  A Banquet in the Desert; 10.  The Beautiful Daughter of the King

11.  How to Work Miracles; 12.  The Star of Bethlehem, by St. John Chrysostom; 13.  The Kollyvades, from Stephen Kommetas; 14.  The Martyrdom of the Holy Kollyvades; 15.  Not Pantheists; 16.  Latins and Latinizers; 17.  Psalm 19:1; 18.  The Mystic Tongs; 19.  The Robber Gospel; 20.  The Fast of the Shifty Animal; 

21.  Remembering the Reposed; 22.  On the Death of a Child, by St. Ephraim the Syrian; 23.  Capital Punishment in Christian Byzantium; 24.  What Works Work?; 25.  I Would Choose a Tiger; 26.  A Prayer for the Day; 27.  Keeping the Traditions; 28.  The Heresy of Donatus; 29.  What is Donatism?; 30.  Against the Heresy of Donatism, from The Great Geronticon; 

31.  The Train from Kazan; 32.  No Room for Snakes; 33.  The Two Commandments; 34.  Crystal Clear; 35.  Crystal Clear #2; 36.  Two Ways to Destroy a Carpet; 37.  How to Convince Greeks; 
Articles of Faith 2014

Articles of Faith 2015

1. Against Cremation; 2. Another Prophecy Fulfilled; 3. Axios!; 4. On the Brink of Eternity; 5. Casting Out Demons in Christ’s Name; 6. On a Christian Burial; 7. “Cretans Are Always Liars”; 8. A Cure for Depression; 9. “Desire Earnestly the Best Gifts”; 10. East Meets West; 

11. Emmanuel’s Almah Mater; 12. On Emotional Attachment; 13. Fidelity to Christ and Tolerance towards Others; 14. Fresh Chestnuts!; 15. The Garbage Man of Bagdad; 16. Good King Hezekias; 17. The Greek Soul; 18. The Heresy of Name-Fighters; 19. Holy Fools; 20. A Hymn of the Prophets; 

21. I’m Glad You Asked; 22. Is Mankind Rational?; 23. I Am a Jealous God; 24. Jewish Doctors; 25. Light a Candle; 26. A Bad Experience Can Be a Good Thing; 27. Not a Religion of Peace; 28. The Problem with Acts 20:35; 29. Pseudomorphosis; 31. The Repose of Moses; 

32. A Rerun; 33. The Rock That Marched with Israel; 34 “The Savour of Death”; 35. A Short Course in Orthodox Dogmatics; 36. Sinners of the World, Unite!; 37. Spiros and Stelios; 38. The Supreme Court’s Decision on “Same-Sex Marriage”; 39. The Terminal Logic of Secular Humanism; 40. The Three Doctors and the Physician of All; 41. Three Shortcuts to Orthodoxy; 

42. Two Good Books; 43. What Delight of Life Remaineth No Party to Grief?; 44. What Have We to Do with Thee, O Jesus?; 45. Wisdom is Justified by Her Children.


Miscellaneous Articles

Passages from the Church Fathers and Other Orthodox Christian Sources
Conerning our Saviour's Descent into Hades


A Reply to an Inquiry Concerning the 1913 Russian Synodal Decision

Why Orthodox Christians prefer the Septuagint






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CLERGY SYNAXIS TALKS

Hierodeacon Samuel (Nedelsky)
Clergy Synaxis, 2014

Hierodeacon Samuel (Nedelsky)
Clergy Synaxis, 2015

Hierodeacon Samuel (Nedelsky)
Clergy Synaxis, 2017