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Author index 2007

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Adler, Jonathan H.
Devaluing Science
Akrotirianakis, Stavros Fr.
Wanted: Qualified Candidates for the Parish Council
The Spiritual Struggle of Mother Teresa
The Shootings at Virginia Tech
Who is Zacchaeus?
Allen, Kevin
Can Orthodox Christianity Speak To Eastern Religions?
Ancient Faith Radio
Century of the Orthodox? Interview With Dr. Bradley Nassif
Anderson, Ryan T.
Struggling Alone
Andrews, Richard Demetrius Fr.
Sabbath Rest and Healing
The Deceitfulness of Riches
Baptists Target the Orthodox
Gossip: Sowing the Bad Seed
God Loves a Cheerful Giver
Believe in the Gift of God's Son
Returning Good for Evil
Jesus: Fulfillment of the Law & Prophets
Why We Kneel Before God
Honor thy Father and Mother
The Virginia Tech Massacre -- Lessons to Learn
The Resurrection Message in the Movie "Castaway"
Knowing and Imitating the Virgin Mary
The Lenten Prayer of St. Ephraim the Syrian
How Do We Worship God?
Why Do We Venerate the Holy Cross?
Why Do We Gather Around John the Baptist?
Anonymous
Why We Need the Poor
Artemije, Bishop of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija (Serbia)
Address to the United Nations Delegation
Sober Up, Europe!
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Bakas, Andrea
Announcement: Fr. Paul Tarazi speaks on Scripture in the Liturgy
Banescu, Chris
Key Characteristics of Great Leaders -- Part I
Of Mice and Men: Science Mimics Creation
Truth in Organizations is Not Just a Matter of Opinion
Mistreating Employees A Clear Sign of Management Troubles
In Business, Ethics is Everyone's Business
Some Employees Are More Equal Than Others
Barakos, Fr. Andrew J.
Making Room for God
Harvesting the Fruit of Pascha
Bartholomew, Patriarch
Patriarchal Declaration for Christmas 2007
Encyclical for Great and Holy Pascha - 2007
Catechetical Homily On The Beginning Of Holy And Great Lent 2007
Bauman, Garrison
The Christian Warrior
Bawer, Bruce
The Peace Racket
Berdichevsky, Norman
The Torah And The Constitution
Berzonsky, Vladimir Fr.
The Abomination of Child Molestation
Bethell, Tom
Darwinism at AEI
Bostom, Andrew G.
The Forgotten Genocide, Rediscovered
Bowyer, Jerry
Appreciation: How Gratitude Leads to Growth
Harry Potter and the Great Relearning
Harry Potter and the Fire Breathing Fundamentalists
Mary and the Wise Guy
Bradley, Anthony B.
Virginia Tech Shooting Reveals America's New 'At Risk' Group
The Duke Case in Review: Justice Prevails, Virtue Interprets
School for Scandal: Hip Hop Goes to College
Breck, Fr. John
The Urgency of Resurrected Faith
God's Law: Threat or Promise?
Eucharistic Gestures
Pascha Today
The Sign of Jonah
Atheism and the Experience of God (2)
Atheism and the Experience of God (1)
Brown, Ken
Interior Design
Brunnstrom, David
Interview with Bishop Artemije
Bryant, James Dn.
The Christian Artist in the World
Modern Language and Liturgical Deconstruction
Budziszewski J.
Designed for Sex
Burchfiel, Nathan
Christians Will 'Disappear' in an Independent Kosovo, Bishop Warns
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Canavan, Francis
Can Effects Exceed Causes?
Carlson, Allen
The Family Factors
Chapin, Bernard
Fem. Fatale
Something to Do with Books
Chattaway, Peter T
Interview: An Orthodox Professor Ponders the Scriptures
Chesteron, G.K.
G.K. Chesterton on Morality and Truth
Christ, Peter
Orthodox Ecclesiastical Architecture Passes Milestone in America's Heartland
Claremont Institute
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Surprising Family Legacy: Acting From Principle on Abortion
Collison, Joseph
The Diseases Of Our Sex-Obsessed Society
Couretas, John
Book Review: Solzhenitsyn and Russia's Golgotha
Crawford, Matthew B.
Political Pseudoscience: The Flight from Reality in the Human Sciences
Crowley, Roger
The Guns of Constantinople
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Dalrymple, Theodore
What the Atheists Don't See
Islam, the Marxism of Our Time
Modern Predestination: The Dangerous Notion that Misconduct is Genetic
On Evil
Davies, Christie
The Polonization of Ireland
Demetrios, Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America
Encyclical of Greek Orthodox Archbishop Demetrios for The Nativity of Christ 2007
Encyclical for Great and Holy Pascha - 2007
Encyclical for Great and Holy Lent - 2007
Living in an Insecure Age
Demetrios (Kantzavelos), Bishop of Mokissos
Response to George Weigel
Dilulio, John J. Jr.
Spiritualpolitique
Dover, Kristina Robb
Spiritual Morphine: The Delusory Hope of Dying on Your Own Terms
Dreher, Rod
Conspiracy Theories and News
Modernism in Religion
Dreisbach, Daniel L.
Origins and Dangers of the 'Wall of Separation' Between Church and State
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Economist
The Cross and the Crescent
Evans, Peter and Helen
The Church on Euthanasia
What Is the Church's Position on Abortion? An Interview With Fr. Thomas Hopko
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Federer, William J.
Jefferson Hated "Hate Crime" Legislation
Flew, Anthony
Book Review: There Is a God: How the World's Most Notorious Atheist Changed His Mind
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Gage, Logan Paul
Staying Power: Does Religion Really Poison Everything?
Gagnon, Robert A. J.
Rowan Williams' Wrong Reading of Romans (...and John 14:6)
Ganor, Solly
The Coming War With Islam
Glazov, Jamie
Islam, Slavery and Rape
The Death of the Grown-Up
Defending Our Own Civilization
Symposium: Stalin: The Great Warlord?
Symposium: Criminalizing Holocaust Denial
Glendhill, Ruth
Antichrist is an Ecumenist, Cardinal Tells Pope
Glucksman, André
From the H-Bomb to the Human Bomb
George, Robert P.
Politics and Conscience
Families And First Principles: The Conservative Fight to Protect Life and Defend Marriage
The Story of a Well-Lived Life: Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, R.I.P.
Goldberg, Jonah
Blinding Us with Science
Gorin, Julia
Ending the Balkan Quagmire at American Thinker
When Will the World Confront the Undead of Croatia?
Gregg, Samuel
Europe's Amnesic Anniversary
Chavez's Holy War
Groves, Martha
An Icon? This Ponytailed Monk Will Leave that Image to Others
Guroin, Vigen
Restoring the Senses
After Hours on Campus
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Hagelin, Rebecca
Taking Back Our Homes
Harakas, Fr. Stanley S.
Faith in General and Faith Specific
The Genius and Barriers of Orthodox Worship
Newsmagazines and Christianity: An Unscientific Review
Crisis In Education: A Moral Cause
Why? The Virginia Tech Murders
God, Science, and Religion
Patriarch, Pope and Orthodox Life
Hart, David B.
Daniel Dennett Hunts the Snark
Hibbs, Thomas S.
Dead Body Porn
Higgins, Andrew
The New Crusaders
Hilarion, Bp. (Alfeyev)
Christ the Conqueror of Hell
Music as Prayer
Hitchens, Christopher
Jefferson Versus the Muslim Pirates
Facing the Islamist Menace
Holy Community, Holy Mountain Athos
Letter to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Hopko, Fr. Thomas
The Violent Love of God
Who is the Theotokos (Virgin Mary)?
Hutchens, S. M.
Self-Abortion: The Demonic Voice Behind the "Right to Choose"
Hymowitz, Kay S
The Incredible Shrinking Father
A Growing Culture of Fatherlessness
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Interfax News
Final Document of the International Scientific Conference on Christianity, Culture and Moral Values
Dostoyevsky as a Giant Unsurpassed by Any in the Russian Literature: Interview with Bp. Hilarion
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Jacobse, Johannes L. Fr.
Orthodox Leadership in a Brave New World
Jannakos, Paul Fr.
Life in the Spirit or Life in the Flesh?
James, Charles and Donna
Why Do We Murder Down Syndrome Babies?
Jenkins, Holman W.
The Science of Gore's Nobel
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Kapsalis, John
When No One Can Take Your Joy From You
On Scum and Dregs
Imprisoning Amnesty and Liberating Abortion
Rescuing the Forgotten Art of Meditation
Give Me Heaven -- But Not Yet
Obedience: Hold Tight To What Is Good
Go Fast From Food and Change the World
Fear God And Do Not Be Afraid
Karavas, Stephanos
A Short History of the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus
The Crisis in Darfur
Kass, Leon
The Right to Life and Human Dignity
Kay, Barbara
Rebelling Against a Culture of Porn
Keating, Raymond J.
Focusing on the Hope of Christmas
Be Thankful for Our Heroes
Bond, James Bond
Faith, or Lack Thereof, in Star Trek
High School Joy
Luther and a Gay Reformation?
Genesis, Environmentalism and Evan Almighty
Society Shouldn't Undermine Marriage
U.S. Muslim Views on Islamic Radicalism
Dirty Dancing Indeed
Demon Drink?
Evangelicals on Torture
Presbyterian Exodus, Traditional Unity
"Bad Policy" ... Really?
Work Matters
A Mormon President?
Kekes, John
Words to Die By
Reflections on the Revolution in Hungary
Khrapovitsky, Antony Metropolitan of Kiev
Sermon Against the Pogroms
Khoury, Maria C.
New Coloring Book to Benefit Christians in Palestine
Unholy Things for a Holy Month
Kimball, Roger
Rowan Williams, Public Embarrassment
Why the Art World is a Disaster
Utopia vs. Nationhood
Kirk, Richard
Toxic Waste
Koukl, Greg
Oh, the Humanity! Dred Scott and Roe v. Wade
Kurtz, Stanley
War of Cultures: A review of Dinesh D'Souza's "The Enemy at Home."
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Lazar (Puhalo), Archbishop
Hate Breeds Hate, Violence Breeds Violence, Indifference Breeds Catastrophe
Lefever, Ernest W.
The Theologian and the Historian: When Barth met Schlesinger
Lewis, Lia
Rainbows
Levy, Bernard-Henri
My Journey Through Darfur
Livestro, Joshua
Holland's Post-Secular Future
Lockwood, Frank
From Canterbury to Constantinople
Lomperis, John and Wisdom, Alan
Strange Yokefellows -- Part 2
Strange Yokefellows
Lundberg, Paul
The Golden Compass
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Magister, Sandro
Turkey Strikes a Blow against the Patriarch of Constantinople
For a Renewed Interpretation of the Qur'an: The Lesson of a Great Islamologist
Magnet, Myron
In the Heart of Freedom, in Chains
Malanga, Steve
The Religious Left, Reborn
Mankowski, Paul Fr.
Jesus, Son of Humankind? The Necessary Failure of Inclusive-Language Translations
Manuel, John Fr.
To Venerate or Not to Venerate
Mark, Heiromonk Fr.
A Response to Fr. Steven Salaris' "Liturgical Ebonics"
Marker, Rita L. and Smith, Wesley J
Dr. Death Rides Again
Mattingly, Terry
A Call for Anglican Candor
Religion Futures Market 2007
Islamic Urban Legends
What Wilberforce Would Do
Mehan, G. Tracy III
Justice Kennedy Documents the Horror
Metrakos, Aris P. Fr.
Pastoral Encounters of the Weird Kind
Let's Get Real About Priestly "Indiscretions"
On the Priesthood
Fun is not a Four Letter Word
Mission to Romania
Four Words That Can Make A Difference
Middle East Research Institute (MEMRI)
Egyptian Muslim Intellectual Criticizes Egypt's Treatment of Copts
Mills, David
Preaching Without Reaching
Choosing Sides: The Temptation to Transcend Politics
Mills, William C. Fr.
Looking for Miracles in All the Wrong Places
The Lazaruses of the World
Planting Seeds for the Kingdom: The Garden in Galatia
The Gospel of Luke: A Light to the Gentiles
St. Paul and the Cross
The Wedding Banquet
Becoming Like Children
Jesus and the Lawyer
The Absudity of the Cross
An Orthodox Theological Response to Poverty
Loving God Through Serving Our Neighbor
Moehler, Albert
The Golden Compass: Briefing Your Concerned Congregation
Moody, Sheila
Jefferson Award Presented to Father David Lowell
Moore, Charles
Like a Slave, is an Unborn Child not a Brother?
Moore, Russell D.
The Violent Hypocrisy of Some Peace & Justice Christians
Grave Signs
Morelli, George, Fr.
Smart Parenting IX: Talking to Children When a Popular Role Model Falls Short
Smart Parenting VIII: Fighting For Christ at Christmas -- Combating Secularism
Smart Parenting VII: Using Current Events (The Golden Compass) to Combat Secularism in the Home
Forgiveness is Healing
Good Marriage X: Perfectionism
From The Fathers of the Ecumenical Councils: Be Open Minded to the Word of God
Good Marriage IX: Trapped in a False Definition of Marital Love
Good Marriage VIII: Rejection Phobia
Smart Parenting VI: Talking To Children About Sex
Good Marriage VII: 'Desperate Togetherness' and the Fear of Being Alone
Good Marriage VI: Romantic Love - The Double Edged Sword of Marriage
The Tragedy of the Vatican's Recent Declaration on the Roman Church
Good Marriage V: Staying Focused
Smart Parenting V: A Short Lesson for Father's Day
Good Marriage IV: The "Preference Scale" - A Tool for Communication, Negotiation Collaboration
Good Marriage III Nagging: The Ultimate Marital Over-Control
Good Marriage II. Reciprocity: The One-Way Contract that Can Wreck a Marriage
The Psycho-Spirituality of Forgiving People and Nations
Good Marriage I. How an Attitude of Entitlement Undermines Marriage
Making Psychological Referrals in the Parish
The Spiritual Roots of Altruism: The Good Samaritan
A Theophany Within
Morse, Jennifer Roback
Fighting AIDS with African Common Sense
Divorce University
Follow the Money: Stem Cells and Subsidies
Marriage and Society and The Boundaries of Gay Adoption
Muksuris, Stylianos Fr.
The Resurrection: A Message of Hope Throughout the Year
Committing Sins and Committing to God: A Sermon on St. Mary of Egypt
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National Post
Open Letter to the Secretary-General of the United Nations Dec. 13, 2007
Neuhaus, Richard John Fr.
The Much Exaggerated Death of Europe
Three Who Changed the World
Nassif, Bradley
The Starving Body of Christ
Will the 21st Be the Orthodox Century?
Neef, Christian and Schepp, Matthias
"I Am Not Afraid of Death"-- Spiegel Interview with Alexander Solzhenitsyn
New, Michael J.
Analyzing the Effect of State Legislation on the Incidence of Abortion Among Minors
Nicol, Caitrin
Brave New World at 75
Nicholas (Velimirovich) of Zhicha, Bishop
A Saint Speaks to Europe from Dachau
Nicoll, Regis
Is Gender Just a State of Mind?
Nixon, John
Prodigal Nation
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Oehring, Otmar
Turkey: Religious Freedom Via Strasbourg, Not Ankara or Brussels?
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Petrilla, Jesse
My Trip to Kosovo and Bosnia
Phelps, David Michael
The Culture of Charity
Prager, Dennis
Baby Boomers Owe Young People an Apology
Why Are Atheist Books Best Sellers?
America Was Meant to Be Free, Not Secular
Price, J. David
The Dutch on Abortion
Pronina, Nadezhda
Andrei Kurayev: "Why Am I Not An Atheist"
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Rago, Joseph
Free Radical: Ayaan Hirsi Ali infuriates Muslims and discomfits liberals
Reagan, Michael
Broken Homes Lead to Broken Bones
Reardon, Patrick Henry Fr.
Death, Resurrection, and Compassion
The Transfiguration of Christ in 1 Peter
The Transfiguration of Christ and the Gospel of John
The Transfiguration of Christ in the Gospel of Matthew
The Transfiguration of Christ in the Gospel of Mark
Standing, Lying, and Prostrating Before the Lord
Psychologizing the Gospel
Characteristics of the Church
The Thundering Voice of the Lord
St. Paul, Prison, and the Gospel
The Resurrection as Vindication
The Wound of Longinus
The Cry of the Centurion
The Difference Between Jesus and Other "Religious Founders"
The Baptism of Jesus
The Prayer of the Publican
Misinterpreting St. Paul
Adam and Christ
Reeves, John Fr.
Statement at "Strange Yokefellows" Press Conference
Richards, J.W.
What Intelligent Design Is and Isn't
Roemer, David
Book Review: Evolving God: A Provocative View of the Origins of Religion
Book Review: Letters to Doubting Thomas: A Case for the Existence of God
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Salingaros, Nikos A.
Architectural Cannibalism in Athens
Salingaros, Nikos A. and Mehaffy, Michael W.
The End of the Modern World
Salaris, Steven C. Fr.
Liturgical Ebonics
Schmemann, Alexander
The Task of Orthodox Theology in America Today
Selatan, William
Making Mammals
Sayers, Dorothy
The Lost Tools of Learning
Schönborn, Christoph Cardinal
Reasonable Science, Reasonable Faith
Skeptical Inquirer
Interview with Michael Behe
Smith, Wesley J.
In Defense of Human Exceptionalism
Death on Demand
Dr. Death Returns
Difficult to Define Whose Suffering is Worthy of Death
Death on Demand
First, Do No Harm...
An Ethically Unsound "Therapy"
Solzhenitsyn, Alexander
Miniatures, 1996-99
Warning to the West
Spengler
When Even the Pope Has to Whisper
Book Review: The Inside Story of the Western Mind
Europe is Not the Sum of its Parts
Sprigg, Peter
Robert Drinan, Infanticide, and the "Unthinkable"
St. Andrew House
Faith of Our Fathers: A Colloquium on Orthodoxy for Anglicans
Steorts, Jason Lee
Personal Jesus: John Shelby Spong's "Nontheistic" Christianity
Stolinsky, David C.
Is America a Christian Country?
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Talbott, Steve
The Language of Nature
Thompson, Glen L.
Christ on the Silk Road
Thunder, James M.
Infrastructure for Believers
Listen My Children and You Shall Hear
Love and Marriage...Discrimination
Motherless in Maryland -- Roberto de.B's Twins
Liza Mundy's "Tiny Casualties"
Infrastructure for Believers
Tobias, Jonathan Fr.
No Life in Second Life: Orthodoxy's Problem with Virtual Reality
What about Dumbledore?
The Profile of Contemporary Youth
Why I am Not a Good Ethicist
Stravrophobia
Ministry in General, Craziness and Art
Tooley, Mark D.
The National Church of Socialism
Apologizing to Missionaries
The Religious Left's Monster
Prepare for Biblical Floods and Droughts
National Council of Churches Apologizing for Islamists
Touchstone Magazine
Evangelicalism Today
Trifkovic, Srdja
Kosovo as a Symbol of Anti-Postmodernism
A Dark Day in History
A Notable Ruling in The Hague
Dinesh the Dhimmi
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V
Vernon, Mark
The Bad Faith of the Secular Age
Veronis, Luke Fr.
Whether We Live or Die, We Belong to the Lord - Lynette Hoppe's Witness to the World
Vitz, Paul C.
The Father Almighty, Maker of Male & Female
Virtue, David W.
Overcoming Poverty: Are Millennium Development Goals The Only Strategy?
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Ware, Kallistos Bp.
What is Man?
Weigel, George
Refighting the Wars of Religion
Mount Athos Objects to Ecumenical Openness
The End of the Anglican Communion
Witt, Amanda
Distant Neighbors
Wright, N.T.
Simply Lewis: Reflections on a Master Apologist After 60 Years
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Z
Zengerle, Jason
The Iconoclasts
Zenit News
Intolerable Secularists
Ancient Biblical Text to Be Virtually Reunited