This is almost a continuation of sorts from my previous postings on Orthodox Distinctives. This a short article written by on the Orthodox Church in America’s website that’s speaks to one of the foundational differences between the west and the east.
What are the chief differences between Orthodoxy and other expressions of religious or, more specifically, Christian faith? It would take far more space than is available here to begin an adequate reply. There is one thing, though, that is too seldom talked about, yet seems to be among the most significant differences. That is the matter of perspective, of a world-view that beholds the presence, purpose and power of a loving and compassionate God, in all of creation and in every aspect of our personal life and experience. What does this mean for us and for our “life in Christ”?
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