Metropolitan Anthony on Discernment

As far as non-Christian religions are concerned…a person can become the object of a demonic temptation. But here is a criterion by which to judge. St Seraphim of Sarov spoke of the fact that if an inner experience is linked with light from the mind, warmth from the heart, joy,  a feeling of deep humility and gratitude, then one can think that […]

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Geoffrey Bolton (1931-2015)

I met the late Geoffrey  Bolton, a distinguished scholar of Australian history, when I arrived at the University of Western Australia for what turned out to be a short spell as a research student. It quickly became apparent that he was the star of the History Department: he had read more books, spoke more thoughtfully and walked more quickly than anyone […]

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Turkuaz Fine Turkish Cuisine

2637 Broadway, New York, NY USA The delights of New York City never pall, and it was a happy coming together of friends from different parts of the world that led to our sitting down for dinner at this Turkish restaurant in Manhattan. Most of the veggie component of our meal was assembled out of side dishes: zucchini pancakes in which finely chopped zucchini and onion, lightly […]

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