Tag: orthodoxy

To be Gay is to be a Person: Why Real Orthodoxy Liberates – a Romanian Case Study

Like many other Eastern European countries, Romania draws on its Orthodoxy to communicate its ideas about gender and sexuality, and these are typically conservative in nature. Yet Eastern Orthodoxy has also invited alternative philosophical approaches to being a human person – approaches which liberate rather than become entangled with nationalist…


Ukraine’s New Serbia and Slavo-Serbia: From Imperial Russia to Separatist Donetsk

This year marks the 250th anniversary of the end of the strange and short-lived territorial experiment known as “Slavo-Serbia”. The area was comprised of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions in eastern Ukraine, the very center of the current separatist crisis. Of course, both Donetsk and Lugansk are now self-declared “People’s…