• Ladder of Divine Ascent | St. John Climacus
    The Ladder of Divine Ascent, or Ladder of Paradise , is an important ascetical treatise for monasticism in Eastern Christianity written by St. John Climacus in ca. AD 600. The Ladder of Divine Ascent, which obtained an immense popularity and has made its author famous in the Church, is addressed to anchorites and cenobites and treats of the means by which the highest degree of religious...

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The Coptic Church is the ancient church of Egypt; the name Copt derives from the Greek Aiguptioi (“Egyptians”). According to tradition within the...

Category: ORTHODOX

The Ladder of Divine Ascent, or Ladder of Paradise , is an important ascetical treatise for monasticism in Eastern Christianity written by St. John...

Category: ORTHODOX

How should we understand the Eternity? What is that – after-death sufferings? Can God give a life to him, who, as He knows, will go to the eternal...

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Seraphim of Sarov - One of the Greatest Orthodox Christian Saints

Blessed Saint Seraphim of Sarov is undoubtedly one of the most revered Orthodox Christian saints and wonderworkers. His path to God was lying through asceticism and prayers. Saint Seraphim was born on July 19th, 1754 in Kursk, Russia as Prokhor Moshnin in his worldly name. After...

Saint Panteleimon - Healer and Martyr

Saint Panteleimon, the Great-martyr and famous Healer, was living in Nicomedia in Bithynia during the reign of Emperor Maximian and martyred circa 305. Maximian was known as a very cruel torturer of Christians. Everywhere believers in Christ were severely persecuted and many...

St. Mark | Apostle and founder of Coptic Church

The Coptic Church or the Church of Alexandria is called See of St. Mark - one of the earliest four sees: Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria and Rome. St. Mark, the author of the Gospel according to Mark, is considered the founder of the Coptic Church. St. Mark was an African native...

Sources of Christian Doctrine

Sources of Christian Doctrine: 1. Purity of Teaching 2. Dogmas. 3. The Sources of Dogmas. 4. Sacred Scripture. 5. Sacred Tradition. 6. The Catholic Consciousness of the Church. 7. Dogmas and Canons. 8. The Works Of The Holy Fathers. 9. The Divine Services // From the first days...

Christian Faith and Knowledge

The First Word of Christian Symbol of Faith is “I believe.” All of Christian confession is based upon faith. God is the first object of Christian belief. Thus, Christian acknowledgment of the existence of God is founded not upon rational grounds, not on proofs taken from reason...