Reconciliation to God: My Lenten Reading Assignments

In our modern political argument of conservatism vs. liberalism, I couldn’t help but notice that almost no one on either side was making use of two of the most powerful patristic works in Christian literature. On Wealth and Poverty by John Chrysostom and On Social Justice by Basil the Great have stood the test of … More Reconciliation to God: My Lenten Reading Assignments

The Desert Fathers: A Sad Omission of the Black Church

  One of the first books I received when I converted to the Orthodox Church was “The Sayings of the Desert Fathers.” Only briefly in Malcolm X’s autobiography did I see any mention that we should even consider knowing about them.  I have read and been familiar with black liberation theology.  But, authors such as … More The Desert Fathers: A Sad Omission of the Black Church