November 1, 2017

The Best of October 2017 by the Mystagogy Resource Center (MRC)

Below is the monthly review for the month of October of the ten most popular articles from the previous month on, then all the posts made on the other websites of the Mystagogy Resource Center.

1. Orthodox Images of the Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah

2. The Life and Passion of the Holy Martyrs Sergius and Bacchus

3. The Holy Monastery of Saint George and Panagia of Yellow Rock in Australia

4. "On the Personalities of Contemporary Charismatic Elders" (Metr. Athanasios of Limassol)

5. Ten Simple Yet Profound Sayings of Saint Methodia of Kimolos

6. The Patristic Interpretation of the Seduction of Lot By His Two Daughters

7. Saint Varus and Praying for Those Who Died Unbaptized

8. Saint Paisios the Athonite On How Abraham Used His Mind Properly

9. Saint Frideswide of Oxford, Patron of Oxford (+ 735)

10. The Confession of Thomas and the Blasphemy of Arius (St. John Chrysostom)

1. Dorian Gray and His Conscience

2. The Role of Conscience in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart"

3. Dr. Jekyll and His Conscience

1. God and Science (1 of 3)

2. God and Science (2 of 3)

3. God and Science (3 of 3)

1. On the Vanity of Dabbling In End Time Mysteries (St. Symeon the New Theologian)

2. When Shall the Day of the Lord Come? (St. Symeon the New Theologian)

3. On the Apocalypse of John (St. Dionysios of Alexandria)

4. The Boundaries Between Faith and Religious Charlatanism

1. 21 Horror Movies That May Interest Orthodox Christians

2. Halloween as a Mockery of the Devil

3. Movie: "The Crucifixion" (2017)

4. The Origin of Evil and the Evil-Doer

5. Halloween and the Aesthetic of Evil

6. The Vampire of the Greek Island of Lesvos

7. A Modern Greek Vampire Tale

8. Being a Kind and Generous Representative of Your Household on Halloween

9. How Candy and Halloween Became Best Friends

10. Experiences With Greek Vampires (An Account from 1899)

11. Heretics as Vampires and Demons in Russia

12. The Vampires of Santorini

13. Religion in Gothic Literature

14. Towards a Theology of Gore

15. Haunting Theology: How the Gothic Mode Can Speak to Christians

16. The Confession of Saint Cyprian of Antioch