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John Chrysostom: The “golden-mouthed”, man of GOD and teologician

John Chrysostom (in Greek: Ἰωάννης ὁ Χρυσόστομος) Born 349 – Died 14 September 407), Archbishop of Constantinople, was an important Early Church Father. He is known for his preaching and public speaking, his denunciation of abuse of authority by both ecclesiastical and political leaders, the Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom, and his ascetic sensibilities. The  Full Article…

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Clerical celibacy in Catholic Church

Clerical celibacy is the discipline within the Catholic Church by which only unmarried men are ordained to the episcopate, to the priesthood (as a rule to which exceptions are sometimes made for individuals) in some autonomous particular Churches, and similarly to the diaconate, though in this last case exceptions exist not only for single individuals  Full Article…

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Voltaire (Anthology)

  François-Marie Arouet (November 21, 1694 – May 30, 1778) known by his pen name Voltaire, was a French writer, deist and philosopher.     All mortals are equal; it is not their birth, But virtue itself that makes the difference. Les mortels sont égaux; ce n’est pas la naissance, C’est la seule vertu qui  Full Article…

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Shemà שְׁמַע

Shema Yisrael (or Sh’ma Yisrael; Hebrew: שְׁמַע יִשְׂרָאֵל‎; “Hear, [Oh] Israel”) are the first two words of a section of the Torah, and is the title (sometimes shortened to simply Shema) of a prayer that serves as a centerpiece of the morning and evening Jewish prayer services. The first verse encapsulates the monotheistic essence of  Full Article…

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Misanthropy

Misanthropy is the general hatred, distrust or contempt of the human species or human nature. A misanthrope or misanthropist is someone who holds such views or feelings. The word’s origin is from the Greek words μῖσος (misos, “hatred”) and ἄνθρωπος (anthrōpos, “man, human”). The condition is often confused with asociality. A misanthrope is a person  Full Article…

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