Could A New Ager Benefit From Orthodox Spirituality?

Recently I was asked the following question from someone who listens to the podcast version of this blog. The question goes like this: I have been trying to figure out where Jesus Christ, His Work, and the Gospel message fits within all this inner work stuff. Is a right understanding of God necessary for this inner work to take place? Or is a person’s best understanding of God all that is needed…

America Coming to Orthodoxy

I got an e-mail today from a colleague in the world of Orthodox Christian publishing who commented that “America is not coming to Orthodoxy.” It was at once a statement of realism and apparent resignation. However, I do not think his observation is correct. If by “America coming to Orthodoxy” we mean a massive conversion on a popular level–revivalist fervor, tent meetings with icons, incense and golden chalices, along with the accompanying…