August 2, 2018

The Best of July 2018 by the Mystagogy Resource Center (MRC)

Below is the monthly review for the month of July 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. How the Books About Saint Paisios the Athonite From Souroti Were Written

2. The Truth About the Miracle of Saint Haralambos in Filiatra in 1944

3. How Saint Marina Became Known as Saint Margaret in the West

4. When Mary Magdalene Visited the Island of Zakynthos

5. Holy New Hieromartyr Benjamin, Metropolitan of Petrograd, and Those With Him (+ 1922)

6. Holy New Martyr Elizabeth, Grand Duchess of Russia (+ 1918)

7. The Tomb of St. Andrew of Crete in Eressos of Lesvos

8. Two Saints Known as Saint Stephen the Sabaite

9. Holy Passion Bearers Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Tsarina Alexandra, and their five children Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei

10. Overcoming Slavery to the Passions as Typified in the Prophet Elijah (St. Maximus the Confessor)

1. My Top 20 Movies of 2018 (So Far)

2. Movie: "He Who Must Die" (1957)

1. Science and Orthodox Christianity: An Overview (2 of 2)

2. Scientific Proof Is A Myth

3. St. John Chrysostom on the Vital Power of Primordial Water

1. The Miracle of the Church of the Prophet Elijah in Chernobyl

1. St. Serapion of Vladimir on the Persecution of Witches

2. Did the Prophet Ezekiel See an Alien Spacecraft?

3. The Devil and His Wiles (3 of 6)

4. The Devil and His Wiles (4 of 6)

1. Why A Chinese Buddhist Became an Orthodox Athonite Monk

2. Elder Paisios on Religion and Societal Problems

3. Christianity Not A Religion, But A Revelation

1. Questions and Answers 41 - 44

1. 9 - Book Review: "The Photian Schism" by Francis Dvornik

2. 10 - Book Review: "The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom" by Candida Moss