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Author index 2009

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Alexis, Patriarch of Russia
A Letter To The Ecumenical Patriarch Concerning The Situation Of The Diaspora
Allen, Kevin
Podcast. Interview with Chris Banescu: Orthodox Christianity and Capitalism — Are They Compatible
Andrews, Richard Demetrius Fr.
Moving Mountains
Making Our Thoughts Captive to Christ
God Can Fill Us
What Are You — Blind?"
Satisfying Our Thirst
Believing Without Seeing
The Rewards of Fasting
The Sign of Jonah
The Road Less Travelled
Come and See
The Judgment of Love
Practical Humility
Persist in Prayer
What Can We Learn from the Temptation of Christ?
The Sanctity of Life
The Church in the Scriptures
Jesus: The God who Saves Me
Baker, Hunter
Healthcare, Democracy, and Freedom
The Tyranny of the Obvious
Charitable Choice and Secular Goods
Banescu, Chris
The Medium is Not the Message
Warning Signs of Power Corruption in Organizations
The Assault on American Business
The Three Most Important Rules in Business
Podcast. Interview with Chris Banescu: Orthodox Christianity and Capitalism — Are They Compatible?
Obama: Destroying Human Life for the ‘Greater Good’
US Companies Pay the Highest Taxes in the World
A Primer on Capitalism
Baskerville, Stephen
Divorced from Reality
Belien, Paul
Leviathan Is Born: The Annexation of Europe by Brussels
Belt, Don
The Forgotten Faithful
Berkowitz, Peter
The European Left, and Ours
Bodissey, Baron
U.S. Policy and Geopolitics of Jihad: The Green Corridor in the Balkans
Bostom, Andrew G.
Armenian Golgotha
Bottum, Joseph
Abortion After Obama
Bowyer, Jerry
Presidents and the Constitution
Malthus and Scrooge
Bradley, Anthony B.
MTVís Wack Morality
From Crisis to Creative Entrepreneurial Liberation
The Abracadabra Stimulus Plan
Are Common Sense Studies Necessary?
Brown, Stephen
A Chamberlain Moment
Bush, George Pres.
National Sanctity of Human Life Day, 2009
Chagnon, John Fr.
The Prodigal Son
Thoughts on the Middle East
Chapin, Bernard
Fem. Fatale
Chrysostom, John St.
Discourse On the Day of the Baptism of Christ
Cole, Harold L. and Chapman, Lee E.
How Government Prolonged the Depression
Cone, Jesse
Anglicans: Being Roman Catholic is Still Being Roman Catholic
Conner, Ken
Bread and Circuses: America's Cult of Celebrity
Science: Theists Need Not Apply
Science Without Limits
Science Holds the Key - Or Does It?
Couretas, John
Obama and the Moral Imagination
Cramer, Douglas
Dachau 1945: The Souls of All Are Aflame
Crandall, Daniel
The Gulag Lives On – But Not in Our Culture
Damick, Andrew Stephen Fr.
Consumption and the Dignity of Man
The Incarnation and the Lament in Ramah
Darwish, Nonie
If You Convert, You Die
D’Souza, Dinesh
Created Equal: How Christianity Shaped the West
Douthat, Ross
Dan Brown’s America
Eagleton, Terry
Book Review. The God Delusion
Egelko, Bob
Arguments in Place as Prop. 8 Hearing Nears
Ellis, Frank
Multiculturalism and Marxism
Farley, Donna
Apologies by Bale and other Christians
Frontpage Magazine
The Strange Teachings of Muhammad
Gagnon, Robert A. J.
Why a Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity “Hate Crimes” Law Is Bad for You — Part 1
Why a Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity “Hate Crimes” Law Is Bad for You — Part 2
Why a Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity “Hate Crimes” Law Is Bad for You — Part 3
Galli, Mark
Speak the Gospel: Use Deeds When Necessary
George, Robert P.
Obama and His Pro-Life Apologists
Reason, Freedom, and the Rule of Law: Their Significance in Western Thought
Georges, Peter
The Shoe Man
Glazov, Jamie
Symposium: Remembering the Dissident
Gonzales, Pedro Blass
The New Man Revisited
Gregg, Samuel
Marxism’s Last (and First) Stronghold
The Not-So-Green Pope
The Pope, the Rabbi, and the Moral Economy
Despotism – The Soft Way
Guroian, Vigen
Moral Imagination, Humane Letters, and the Renewal of Society
Gregory (Afonsky) Abp.
The Canonical Status of the Patriarch of Constantinople in the Orthodox Church
Hukabay, Christopher
Visiting the Oklahoma City National Memorial
Heidt, Michael
Metropolitan Jonah calls for Full Communion With New Anglican Province
Henthoff, Nat
Herbel, Oliver, Fr.
Before SCOBA, There was the Federation
What “Historical Theology” Means
Frontier Orthodoxy
Herbster, Daniel
Interview with Wesley J. Smith
Hewitt, Hugh
Soaking The Rich Means Crippling Churches, Charities, and Home Values
Hilarion, Bp. (Alfeyev)
The Word ‘God,’ The Divine Names, ‘Father’ As Divine Name
Prayer and Silence
Theology is Not for Everyone
Orthodox Mission in the 21st Century
Himmelfarb, Gertrude
Reflections on Burke’s Reflections
Hitchcock, James
Subject to Change
Iakovos, Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Chicago
Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Condemns Illinois ‘Reproductive Health and Access Act’
Jacobse, Johannes L. Fr.
Reflections on Fr. Morelli's Essay on Exclusive Language
The Christians of Dachau
Podcast. The Culture War and Orthodox Christianity
One Word of Truth Outweighs the Whole World
Jonah, (Paffhausen) Metropolitan of the Orthodox Church of America
1917 Council and Tomos: St Tikhon’s Vision Then and Now
Kaitz, Ed
How Democracies Become Tyrannies
Kapsalis, John
An Inconvenient Birth
Getting to Know An Unknown God
Give Silence a Chance
Cowards, Sorcerers and Murderers
Finding God Again in the Church
Korobov Pavel
Ethics as Politics. Interview with Bp. Hilarion of Volokolamsk
Kostoff, Steven C. Fr.
Healing of a Wounded Heart – A Reflection on the Hogar
Bored by Sin
Tribulation in this Life
Funeral for an Infant
The Last Judgment
Has “God Bless America” Become a Vapid Mantra?
Koyzis, David T.
Book Review: A Forgotten Golden Age
Kyrillos, Achrimandrite
Is There Spiritual Life and Sanctity Today?
Lazar (Puhalo), Archbishop
The Coming of Islam
Lee, Dwight R.
Clergy and Economists: Allies Not Adversaries
Likona, Matthew
Church on Sunday
Maddex, Bobby
Podcast. What's the Story? Interview with Barbara Nicolosi
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Great Myths of the Great Depression
Manhattan Declaration
Manhattan Declaration
Marsden, George
Why Christian Colleges are Thriving
Marshall, Paul
Book Review. The Disappearance of Christianity in Its Homeland
Masterjohn, Raphael J.
The Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Mathewes-Green, Frederica
Roe v. Wade at 36
Mattingly, Terry
Archbishop Kicks Gray Lady
Faithfully Listening to Obama
Real Live Postmodern Preacher
That Other Speech at Notre Dame
Nailing the Evangelical Fads
Religious Questions for the New President
Prayers in a Minefield
Searching for Gray on Abortion
Memory Eternal, Paul Weyrich
Maximovitch, John St.
The Decline of the Patriarchate of Constantinople
May, Nina
Obama Targets Boomers for Extermination
McCaughey, Betsy
Deadly Doctors
McCormack, Jonathan
Is Bill Maher Literally Wrong?
McFatter, Gleb Fr.
Achieving Orthodox Unity
Mcgurn, William
Like a Virgin: The Press Take On Teenage Sex
Metallinos, George Fr.
Paradise and Hell According to Orthodox Tradition
Metrakos, Aris P. Fr.
Podcast. The Chain of Catastrophe
Michalopulos, George
Book Review. Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies
Locality, the Episcopate, and Canonicity: Reflections on the Recent Pre-Conciliar Meeting at Chambesy
The State of Kansas vs Frank Schaeffer in the Murder of Dr. George Tiller
E Pluribus Unum: One Church From Many?
The Role of Metropolitan and Its Relationship within the Episcopate: A Reappraisal
Miller, Michael
After the Berlin Wall – the Enduring Power of Socialism
The End of Capitalism?
Mills, David
Book Review. Reading the Signs
Mishin, Stanislav
American Capitalism Gone with a Whimper
Mohler, Albert
The End of Christian America
Moore, Russell D.
Love, Sex & Mammon
Morelli, George Fr.
Good Marriage XIX. Overcoming The Coercion Perception Stumbling Block
And on Earth Peace
Godless Thanksgiving
The Power of the Name: Implications For Orthodox Psycho-Theology
The Blame Game
Overcoming Anxiety: Christ, The Church Fathers and Cognitive Scientific Psychology
The Fruit and Responsibility of Labor
Secularism and the Mind of Christ and the Church: Some Psycho-Spiritual Reflections
Good Marriage XVIII. Marriage and Parenting in the Domestic Church: Ladder of Divine Ascent for Marriage
Brokenness: Hope and Optimism
A Psycho-Spiritual Eulogy for Suicide: Dimly Glimpsing the Incomprehensible
Smart Parenting XVII. Love and Worship in the Domestic Church – Of God or Idols?
Honest Friendship?
Good Marriage XVII. Wrecking a Marriage: Demanding Human Justice
Entitlement: Sabotaging Relationships
Smart Parenting XVI. Styles of Parenting
Book Review. Faith Under Fire
Spiritual Winter — Spiritual Spring
Mindfullness: A Tool to Break Bad Habits and Troubling Emotions
Healing The Infirmity Of Sin: A Brief Explanation
The Scandal: Jesus Hangs on the Cross to Forgive Us of Sin
Good Marriage XVI. Pre-Marriage: Avoiding Infatuation Intoxication
Double Your Worry, Double Your Problem
Good Marriage XV. Ensnared By Mindless Helping
Having Our Own Way
Suicide: Christ, His Church and Modern Medicine
Labeling Others: The Clear Thinking Trap
The Theophany and Healing
Nassif, Bradley
The Calling of a Bishop is to Preach the Gospel
Nathaniel, Archbishop of Detroit (OCA)
Book Review. Orthodox Christianity At The Crossroad: A Great Council Of The Church? When And Why
Nazir-Ali, Michael
Ignore our Christian Values and the Nation will Drift Apart
Neuhaus, Richard John Fr.
The Pro-Life Movement as the Politics of the 1960s
Hvidt, Niels Christian
The Miracle of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem
Nothstine, Ray
America’s Uncontrolled Debt and Spending is the Real ‘Waterloo’
The Moral Bankruptcy Behind the Bailouts
Novak, Michael
The Complementarity of Man and Woman
How Europe Escaped Speaking Arabic
Olson, Carl
Obama's Nominee for Office of Legal Counsel: Pregnancy is Slavery
Orthodox Christian Laity
The Road to Unity — From Vision to Action: Orthodox Unity in America
Pabst Adrian
Christianity Ended the Cold War Peacefully
Patsourakos, George
The Orthodox Christian View of Icons as “Windows to Heaven”
Godparent Responsibilities Last a Lifetime
Phelps, David M.
The Leaky Bucket: Why Conservatives Need to Learn the Art of Story
The Magna Carta
Podles, Leon J.
Unhappy Fault
Prebble, Fr. Peter-Michael
Shepherd of Souls
Tea Party
The Theological Virtue of Hope
Price, Jonathan David
Save the Planet, Get Married!
Puhalo, Lazar Abp.
On the Social and Moral Problems of Youth in the 21st Century
Rahr, Gleb Alexandrovitch
Pascha in Dachau
Real Live Preacher
Not for Lightweights
Reardon, Patrick Henry Fr.
The Staff of Aaron
Man Cannot Know Himself Objectively
The Manhattan Declaration
Murmuring in the Internet Age
Today is the Day of Salvation
Girls Don't Fight Fair
The Parallel of Adam and Christ
Christ as the ”New Adam“ and ”Head“
All About Esau
The Sin of Murmuring
Moses and the Book of Job
The Desert Journey
Dealing with a Fool
Jesus as the “Word”
Pelagius, Monothelitism, and the Will of Christ
Personal Loyalty a Bad Foundation for Unity"
The Perils of the Priesthood
Understanding Christ in His Time and Culture
Apologetics II
Apologetics I
The Son of Man III
The Son of Man II
The Son of Man I
What Think Ye of Christ? Whose Son is He?
Jesus not the “Heroic Ideal”
Podcast. The Love of God and the Passion of Christ
When the Lord Deals with People One-to-One
Psalm 64
“I Saw the Spirit Descending like a Dove”
Virtue Begins with a Spoon
Contradicting Jesus in the Gospels
The Pursuit of Wisdom in the Book of Sirach
The Literary Divisions of the Bible
The Macedonian Call
From Where Did the Canon of Scripture Come?
Why Did God Test Abraham?
What Does “Born Again” Really Mean?
American Christians and Islam
The Islamic Approach to the Prophets
On the Streets of Ochrid
Substitutions for the Gospel
Reiland, Ralph
Very Scary Redistribution via ObamaCare
Reisman, Judith
Rape Rates: Kinsey’s Junk Science & Other Unreported Sex Crimes
Robinson, Steven
Podcast. The god Called “Earth”
ROCOR Starts Spanish Language Theological School
Roemer, David
Book Review. The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language
Roginsky, Arseny
The Embrace of Stalinism
Sacks, Jonathan Rabbi
Without a Shared Moral Code There Can Be No Free Society
Salaris, Steven C. Fr.
Concerning the 60%
Saliba, Philip, Met.
Canon 28 of the 4th Ecumenical Council - Relevant Or Irrelevant Today?
Sawma, Gabriel
The Great Monastery of St. Gabriel in Captivity
Schall, James V.
The Not-So-Dark Ages
Scruton, Roger
Beauty and Desecration
Segelstein, Marsha
Blindsided Kids
Shermer, Michael
Irrational Economic Man
Sirico, Robert Fr.
The Parched Wilderness of Socialized Medicine
Hate the Sin, Tax the Sinner?
Sly, Randy
President Overturning “Conscience Rule” for Pro-life Doctors
Smith, Wesley J.
Pulling the Plug on the Conscience Clause
Knocking Human Beings Off the Pedestal of Exceptionalism
Hazardous Pathway
The Netherlands?! A Good Bad Example
A Myth Is as Good as a Mile
So Three Cows Walk into Court ...
Stem Cell Debate is over Ethics, not Science
“Right to Die” can Become a “Duty to Die”
Biological Colonialism
Euthanasia Comes to Montana
Spencer, Robert
In Defense of Wilders
Steyn, Mark
The Ecopalypse, 96 Months Away?
Thunder, James M.
Deep Space and Deep Sea: The Reason for the Season
The First Ironman of Hawaii
People of the Plant
St. Patrick — For Adults
A Hospital for Sinners
Should the Promise of Confidentiality Be Kept?
Obama and His Lincoln Buzz
Why is this Year Designated 2009?
Toynbee, Arnold
Christianity and Civilization
Trifkovic, Srdja
Russia Profile: Can “Conservatism” Breed Modernization?
A Tale of Two Subversives
Obituary: Serbian Patriarch PAVLE – May His Memory Be Eternal
Barack Hussein Obama’s Happy Muslim Rainbow Tour
The North Worth Saving
Tudora, Vasile Catalin, Fr.
Education and True Knowledge
How to Live an Ecological Life in Christ
The Virtual Re-creation of the World
Taking a Vacation with God
Love in a Time of Recession
Fasting as Communion
Freedom Comes from Within
Valiunis, Algis
Darwin’s World of Pain and Wonder
Vanderhorst, Ariel James
Mere Atonement
Walker, Bruce Edward
Hollywood’s Radical Che Chic
Webster, Alexander F.C. Fr.
Justice Silenced
Wehner, Peter
In Defense of Warren
Weigel, George
The Sebelius Challenge
Were They at the Same Meeting?
Wenski, Thomas Bp.
Sanctity of Life is at the Heart of our Democracy
West, John G.
Samurai Bioethics
White, Hillary
Left Wing of the Catholic Church Destroying the Faith Says Orthodox Rabbi
Wilson, Monte
Narcissism Goes to Church: Encountering Evangelical Worship
Witt, Jonathan
Social In-Security and the Economic Crisis
Yarbrough, Jean
All Honor to Jefferson