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Author index 2007

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Akrotirianakis, Stavros Fr.
Prayer Brings Us to God
Our Response to the Resurrection
What Does it all Mean Anyway?
This is the Faith that Sustains the Universe?!
Automated External Defibrilator (AED) -- How $1,800 Could Save a Life
Alexy, Patriarch of Russia
Response to the Open Letter of 138 Muslim Theologians
Alfonso, Gustav Dn.
Flight to Freedom: Looking back on Cuba's Long Night
The Incredible Story of an Orthodox Missionary
Andrews, Richard Demetrius Fr.
The Fight for Peace
The Spirit of Christmas
Why Do You Go to Church?
Providing for Christ and His Church
Resisting the Legion of Thoughts
Meet God Halfway
Faith in Christ, Not in Works
Carrying Our Cross
Who Is Your Father?
Follow the Call of Sts. Peter & Paul
A Different Path Toward Faith
Rags to Riches: The Apostles on Pentecost
Rev. Wright and Black Liberation Theology
The Key to Joy -- Prayer, Thanksgiving and Thinking
St. Gregory Palamas and the Prayer of Silence
Swimming in the Fast of Lent
Life in the Womb & Abortion
Ancient Faith Radio
Podcast. Orthodox Unity in North America with Charles Ajalat
Podcast. Again Audio Journal: Doug Cramer on the Mythical in Literature and Religion
Podcast. Fr. Josiah Trenham on Multiple Orthodox Jurisdictions in America: Status Quo or Scandal?
Angier, Natalie
Scientists and Philosophers Find That ‘Gene’ Has a Multitude of Meanings
Anonymous Email
Remember Sears When Christmas Shopping
Armstrong, Jane
The First Gulag
Atkinson, Rodney
The Totalitarians who Founded the European Union and Their Impending Triumph
Baker, Hunter
Separation Anxiety
Banescu, Chris
Managing for Long-Term Success and Profitability
Key Characteristics of Great Leaders - Part II
Homeschooling and Parental Rights Under Attack in California
Barakos, Fr. Andrew J.
The Greek Orthodox Church in America - Dead or Alive?
Barbour, Hugh Fr.
The Schism: Grounds for Division, Grounds for Unity
Bartholomew, Patriarch of Constantinople
Encyclical for Great and Holy Pascha - 2008
Fundamental Insights from the Eastern Fathers for the Modern World
Catechetical Address on the Commencement of Holy and Great Lent
Bawer, Bruce
An Anatomy of Surrender
Belz, Mindy
Broadcast News
Berlinski, David
The God of the Gaps
Birdnow, Timothy
The Progressive Road to Hell
Bordeaux, Michael
Communism’s Last Priest-Martyr has Bequeathed a Legacy of Courageous Hope
Bouteneff, Peter C.
An Interview with His Grace, Bishop Hilarion of Vienna and Austria
Bradley, Anthony B.
High School HIV Scare Points to Moral Crisis
The Marxist Roots of Black Liberation Theology
Brattson, David W. T.
Early Christians and Abortion
Brown, Jim
Democratic + Catholic + Senate = Pro-Abortion
Brown, Stephen
Child Slavery in the Sudan
Conversions and Freedom of Conscience
Buscemi, John
The Election and Christ
Campbell, Courtney S.
Ten Years of “Death with Dignity”
Carlson, Tucker
Eugenics, American Style
Chagnon, John Fr.
When the Essentials Come Back into Focus
Aftermath of the Election
Is God Judging America?
The Lesson of Obama's Appeal
Another Obama Email
Chalberg, John C.
Mosque in Hiding
Chancy, Glen
Peter and Helen Evans - Orthodox Speakers on Bioethics
Chesterton, G.K.
G.K. Chesterton on Materialism and Christianity
Clemens, Terrel
Blinded by Science?
Conner Ken
Trying to Put Lipstick on a Pig
Cook, Michael
Dr. Phillip Nitschke and the Reinvention of Assisted Suicide
Cook, Gregory
Words We Live By
Cook, Michael
The Death of Theory
Couretas, John
The Church and the Terror State
Where Are the Orthodox Dominionists?
Solzhenitsyn and his Critics
Conflicted Hearts: Orthodox Christians and Social Justice in an Age of Globalization
A Patriarch in Dire Straits
Cramer, Douglas
Dachau 1945: The Souls of All Are Aflame
Dallas Morning News
The Icon That Wasn't
Dalrymple, Theodore
A Confusion of Tongues
Accommodating Islamic Law?
Daly, John Fr.
Meditations on the Nativity of Christ
Danckaert, Seraphim
Cultivating Your Parish Website
Derbyshire, John
Book Review. The Brat Pack of Quantum Mechanics
Der Speigel
The Bible Calls it a Sin -- Part 1. Interview with Met. Kyrill
The Bible Calls it a Sin -- Part 2. Interview with Met. Kyrill
Duin, Julia
Struggle to Stay Christian
The Byzantine Empire: The Lasting Glory of Its Art
Fantini, Paola
Metropolitan Kirill on Economic Globalization and the Social Consensus
Farrow, Mia and Reeves, Eric
Now Sudan is Attacking Refugee Camps
Ferguson, Andrew
Can We Talk?
Gage, Nicholas
Orthodox Christianity Under Threat
Gagnon, Robert
More than “Mutual Joy”: Lisa Miller of Newsweek Against Scripture and Jesus
Obama’s Coming War on Historic Christianity over Homosexual Practice and Abortion
Gamble, Richard M.
Book Review. Ideologies of Redemption
Glazov, Jamie
In the Name of Knowledge and Wisdom
Forty-eight Liberal Lies About American History
The Bible and Conservatism
Glynn, Patrick
Beyond the Death of God -- Scientific Challenges to Atheism
Gorin, Julia
Kosovo: Islamism's New Beachhead?
Green, Mary
The Littlest Palm: A Children's Story
Gregg, Samuel
Liberation Theology's Civil War
Guilquist, Peter Fr.
Raising Children Who Believe
Hanson, Victor Davis
Dr. Frankenstein's Wall Street
The New Learning That Failed
Harkin, James
Europe Must Fight Back in the Battle for Ideas
Hilarion, Bp. (Alfeyev)
Setting Objectives for Christian-Muslim Dialogue and Cooperation
Statement at the Meeting of the EU Leadership with Religious Leaders of Europe
God Did Not Create Hell for Sinners, They Did it Themselves
The Debate on Euthanasia in the Context of the Dialogue between Christianity and Secular Humanism
Liberal Christianity will not Survive for a Long Time
Atheism and Orthodoxy in Modern Russia
Hill, Peter J.
Book Review. Underground Economy
Hopko, Fr. Thomas
Christianity and Armegeddon
Hunter, Graeme
Book Review. Continental Drift
Hutchens, S. M.
The Evangelical Ecologist
Hvidt, Niels Christian
The Miracle of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem
Ibrahim, Raymond
The Most Wanted Infidel in the World
Islam’s “Public Enemy #1”
A Conversation with Justice Clarence Thomas
God Did Not Create Hell for Sinners, They Did it Themselves
Jacobse, Johannes L. Fr.
Moral Tradition and the Assault of the Activists
Interview with Bobby Maddex, Editor of "Salvo" Magazine
Jatras, James George
Kosovo Prelude to Georgia
"Independent" Kosovo: A Threat, Not a Country
Jensen, Gregory Fr.
Catechesis and Evangelism Are Not Enough
Johnson, Paul
Heroes: What Great Statesmen Have to Teach Us
Jonah, Metropolitan of the Orthodox Church of America
Episcopacy, Primacy, and the Mother Churches: A Monastic Perspective
Kapsalis, John
Recovering Authentic Spirituality
Recovering the Scriptures
Why Not Me?
Fishing with Jesus
Jesus and the Amazing Multicolored Church
Karnick, S.T.
The Tyranny of the Minority
Girly Men
Katopodis, Harry
Religious Right Must Not Set Agenda for Orthodox Church
Keating, Raymond J.
The Dark Knight Rules
A Texas-Size Defense for Values of Boy Scouts
Jack Bauer and Just War
Hate the Sin, Love the Game
Kengor, Paul
Why Obama's Communist Connections Are Not Headlines
Witness: Solzhenitsyn vs. Evil
King, Alveda
An Industry of Racism
Klavan, Andrew
Story Time
Kostoff, Steven C. Fr.
More Reflections on the Election of Metropolitan Jonah
Reflections on the Election of Metropolitan Jonah
Remembering Alexander Solzhenitsyn
In "Dark Night" Good Triumphs Over Evil
Koukl, Greg
Seven Things You Can’t Do as a Moral Relativist
Krindatch, Alexei D.
New Study: The Orthodox Church Today
Kushiner, James M.
Tired of Life?
The Last Days of Darwin
Laffoon, Michael Fr.
Participating in the Resurrection of Christ
Lawler, Peter
A Human Person, Actually
Ronald G. Lee
The Truth About the Homosexual Rights Movement
Lemish, Leeshai
Why is Falun Gong Banned?
Levin, Yuval
Science and the Left
Lewis, Lia
Liptak, Adam
American Exception
Lopez, Kathryn Jean
Are You Changed?
Madden, Thomas F.
Don’t Know Much About History
McMahon, Darrin M.
Book Review. Great and Imperfect
Malanga, Steven
In America, The Poor Don't Work
The Death and Life of Bushwick
Martin, Roland
Black Men Must Reclaim Our Children
Mattingly, Terry
"No Go" Zones in UK -- Again
McCarthy, Andrew C.
Why Obama Really Voted For Infanticide
McGurn, William
Obama, Religion and the Public Square
Messamore, W.E
The Abortion Issue: A Reasoned Pro-Life Approach
Meyers, John J. Abp.
A Time for Honesty
Michalopulos, George
An Open Letter to Frank Schaeffer
Mills, David
This Old World's Tawdry Voices
Moore, Andrew, Fr.
An Open Letter to the Delegates of the OCA’s Upcoming AAC
Moore, Russell D.
The Messiah Channel
Morelli, George, Fr.
Ministry at the End of Life
Christmas: A National Holiday
Smart Parenting XV. When Your School Age Child Brings up a Conflict Between Church and Science
Thanksgiving: The National Holy-day
Good Marriage XIV. The Anti-Negotiation Stumbling Block
Smart Parenting XIV. Talking To Children About Same-Sex "Marriage"
Kindness is Pleasing to Both God and Man
Placing Impossible Standards on Ourselves
Defeating Anxiety: Overcoming the Need for Approval
Patient Endurance
Good Marriage XIII: The Theology of Marriage and Sexuality
Pastoral Reflections on Suicide in the Military
The Fruit of Pentecost: The Holy Spirit and Healing
Pascha: Marital Vocation and Putting on Christ
Smart Parenting XIII. Tools for Smart Punishing
Smart Parenting XII. The Time Out Tool
Smart Parenting XI: Smart Tools -- Shaping and Consistency
The Ethos of Lent
The Orthodox Understanding of Sin: A Lenten Reflection
Humility And Purity Of Heart: A Lenten Reflection
The Publican: A Model for our Lenten Journey
Smart Parenting X. Combating Secularism's Most Serious Sin: Indifference
Good Marriage XII: Overdependency
Good Marriage XI: The Game Of Relationship Self-Esteem
Morgan, Timothy
Defending the Faith
Morse, Jennifer Roback
Winning Proposition
Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ and the Persecution of Civil Society
Muksuris, Stylianos Fr.
Last Things First: The Eschatological Community of the Parish
Murchison, William
The Way We Weren’t
Neuhaus, Richard John Fr.
The Deadly Convenience of Christianity Without Culture
Pavone, Frank Fr.
Is This What you Mean?
Patsourakos, George
Christ Empowers Worshipers in the Eucharist
"Agape" in the Orthodox Church
Why Not a United American Orthodox Church?
Peck, John A. Fr.
The Orthodox Church of Tomorrow
Petkas, Peter J.
Book Review. Reflections on a Church in Captivity: The Greek Orthodox Church of America
PR Newswire
The Admiral
Prager, Dennis
In the Name of God(lessness)
Pipes, Daniel
Will Europe Resist Islamization?
Plantinga, Alvin
Evolution vs. Naturalism
Preble, Fr. Peter-Michael
The Theological Virtue of Faith
The Theological Virtues
The Jesus Prayer
Price, Jonathan David
On the Advantages of Dying Young
Prior, Karen Swallow
Curriculum Mortae: Sometimes Indoctrination Is a Matter of Life and Death
Rahr, Gleb Alexandrovitch
Pascha in Dachau
Ramlaoui, Gibran Fr.
Nationalism, Man and Orthodoxy
Reardon, Patrick Henry Fr.
Jesus' Interpretation of his Passion
The Authors and Editors of the Penitential Psalms
Locking the Door from the Inside
The Ownership of Property
Teaching Prayer
The Three Parts of the Gospel
Abraham and Mary
One Difference Between the Bible and the Qu'ran
The Dangers of Treating Faith as a Human Act
The Meaning of the Lord's "Sabbath Rest"
Faith Comes by Hearing
The Key to Unlocking Romans
Reynolds, John Mark
Marriage: Why Hi-Jack a Christian Institution?
Roemer, David
Book Review. Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America’s Soul
Book Review. Saving Darwin: How to Be a Christian and Believe in Evolution
Rusin, David J.
Fear Stalks Muslim Apostates in the West
Salaris, Steven C. Fr.
The Liberal Jihad
Santorum, Rick
Five Characters Reject Abortion in a Cultural Shift in Movies
Saunders, William L.
The First Freedom
SCOBA - Conference of Orthodox Bishops
Orthodox Bishops Statement on Same-Sex Unions: Moral Crisis in our Nation
Scruton, Roger
In the Footsteps of Moll Flanders, Banished to Rappahannock
Segelstein, Marsha
The Apologist
Siegle, Fred
Family Ties
Smith, Wesley J.
Why We Call Them Human Rights
Assisted Suicide: The Wind in Their Sails
Spencer, Robert
Slavery, Christianity, and Islam
A Pyrrhic Propaganda Victory in Rome
Turkey in the Throes of Islamic Revolution?
The Mustard Seed in Global Strategy
The Peculiar Theology of Black Liberation
Indiana Jones Meets the Da Vinci Code
Steyn, Mark
Lights Out on Liberty
Stylianos, Archbishop of Australia
Angel of Satan
Thunder, James M.
Government Compels Aid for Gay Procreation
Tighe, William J
Calculating Christmas
Tingley, Edward
The Skeptical Inquirer
Tooley, Mark
African Power
Trifkovic, Srdja
The Big One Is Nigh!
Britain Adopts Shari’a
Georgia: The Score
Kosovo: A New Day of Infamy for a New Century
A Glimmer of Hope for Europe
Tudora, Vasile Catalin, Fr.
Who Stole Christmas?
Putting Christ into Xmas
Moral Reflections on the Financial Crisis
Marriage and Virginity: The Quest for Purity
The Body Lovers
The Vanishing Pascha Night Multitudes
I Will Abide by the Truth of the Resurrection
Valiunas, Algis
Einstein’s Quest for Truth
Veronis, Luke Fr.
Casinos, Lotteries, Raffles and the Resurrection
Vryonis, Speros Jr.
September 6, 1955: Krystallnacht in Constantinople
Webster, Alexander F.C. Fr.
An Inspired Choice
Weikert, Richard
The Dehumanizing Impact of Modern Thought: Darwin, Marx, Nietzsche, and Their Followers
Weyrich, Paul M.
Architecture and Railroads: A Tribute
The Speaker’s Unusual Description of Catholic Dogma
History and the Judiciary
Will, George F.
Bleeding Hearts but Tight Fists
Williams, Juan
The Tragedy of America's Disappearing Fathers