“Like Dostoevsky, Papadiamandis looked deep into the human soul…”

“Like Dostoevsky, Papadiamandis looked deep into the human soul and found that its beauty and nobility depend not on the power of its intellect, or on the intensity of its desire, but on its genuine relationship with God.” – Hieromonk Alexis (Trader)  

“_Greece’s Dostoevsky_ [is] far more than a description of theological teachings contained within the literature of an important writer in modern Greece…”

“…Greece’s Dostoevsky [is] far more than a description of theological teachings contained within the literature of an important writer in modern Greece. It is a catechism. In fact, it is not only a catechism for those who know little about Orthodox liturgy and faith — it can also act as a compass for those who […]

Art, Orthodox Mission, and Papadiamandis

Thank you all (Ken, as well as those who emailed!) for sharing your experiences. It was interesting and instructive to hear your stories. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts (and in the last post!), my personal experience was that non-liturgical art created by Orthodox folk played a significant role in my conversion to Orthodoxy. The […]