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Fr. Robert Arida Raises His Head Again

After a hiatus of at least a year, Fr. Robert Arida reappears advocating for — you guessed it — homosexualism. You may recall his earlier essay Never Changing Gospel; Ever Changing Culture, a turgid, poorly reasoned effort calculated to silence his critics who oppose sanctioning homosexualism in the Orthodox Church. The essay was roundly (and […]

Fr. Robert Arida ‘Wonder Blog’ Essay — Gay Activism

The article “Never Changing Gospel, Ever Changing Culture” written by Fr. Robert Arida of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral in Boston, MA and published on the OCA Wonder Blog has been removed from Monomakhos after complaints to our web host by Arida.The article was first removed from the OCA website after large public outcry. It has […]

Will Arida’s “Studied Ambiguity” Lead OCA into Schism?

Fr. Robert Arida has been busy. He’s penned another manifesto and went after Your Humble Servant. First Monomakhos. Arida claims copyright over his Wonder Blog essay. No problem there. But after republishing his essay here, Arida went after our web host who shut us down for about 25 minutes until the offending essay was removed. […]

Texas Orthodox Clergy Deliver Stinging Rebuke to Fr. Arida and Enablers

Statement of the Brotherhood of the Orthodox Clergy Association of Houston and Southeast Texas on the Comments of Fr. Robert Arida on Homosexuality Source: Orthodox Houston In response to Fr. Robert Arida’s recent article, which was posted on the OCA’s Wonder blog, there have been many eloquent rebuttals. We do not wish to attempt to […]

Fr. Arida’s Wonder Blog Essay

The article “Never Changing Gospel, Ever Changing Culture” written by Fr. Robert Arida of Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral in Boston, MA and published on the OCA Wonder Blog has been removed from Monomakhos after complaints to our web host by Arida. The article was first removed from the OCA website after large public outcry. It […]

Fr Robert Arida: Why Don’t You Become Episcopalian?

Recently, Fr Robert Arida wrote a questionable essay which was published on the “OCA Wonder” blog, “Never Changing Gospel; Ever Changing Culture“. Sadly, it is no longer a wonder what the upper reaches (as it were) of Syosset believes and where they want to take the OCA. It’s rather a pity. Fr Hans Jacobse however […]

St Vladimir’s Reacts to Amsterdam Conference, OCA Bishops Remain Silent

Source: AOIUSA.org By Fr. Johannes L. Jacobse The meeting in Amsterdam held several months ago to discuss Orthodoxy and sexuality raised serious questions, some of which have been answered. Thankfully, several attendees withdrew their support of the conference once the questions were raised. Also contributing to their withdrawal was the publication of an essay on […]

The Amsterdam Symposium: An Abuse of Authority?

Source: American Orthodox Institute By Fr. Johannes L. Jacobse The recent meeting in Amsterdam by various academics, one bishop, seminary faculty, priests and others (names listed below) to “to reflect on a wide range of matters concerning human sexuality” was ostensibly “not monolithic” in opinions about sexuality according to one participant. No doubt that is […]

Orthodox Pastors, Theologians Gather In Amsterdam To Discuss Their Views On Issues Of Sexuality

Source: Orthodox Christianity From June 7 to 9, an international group of Orthodox pastors and theologians gathered in Amsterdam to discuss matters of sexuality and pastoral care, reports the Amsterdam Centre for Orthodox Theology (ACOT) of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, which hosted the event. Participants reflected “on a wide range of matters concerning human sexuality […]

Three Trojan Horses: Insider Attempts to Disorient the Orthodox

The Orthodox “left” is waging their offensive on three fronts. Since the vast majority of the Orthodox faithful in this country are unaware of such machinations by the few but determined intellectual elites—clergy and laity—engaged in this spiritual warfare, I shall borrow Orthodox columnist Rod Dreher’s use of Homer’s “Trojan Horse” as an apt metaphor for the primary tactic of those elites.1 In fact, I intend to triple-down on that metaphor. Like the celebrated tactical ploy of the ancient Greeks, the contemporary Orthodox Trojan Horses appear to be gifts but are, instead, full of clandestine theological warriors poised to sack the Church.