Prescription for Healing

  Today's Gospel reading follows the transfiguration. Something truly extraordinary happened on the mountain. Yes, Jesus was transfigured - but something even more important in the heart of Jesus happened: He revealed his purpose to two witnesses from the old covenant - Moses and Elijah. Luke tells us he spoke to them of his "exodus" (Luke …

It is good to be here!

The Christian churches have always looked for dogmas when reading the Bible, especially the Gospels and the Letters of St. Paul. This is an essential task, but sometimes in our eagerness to turn everything into dogma we miss some more immediate meanings and messages. The transfiguration of Christ is an excellent example. The Orthodox Church celebrates …