The Benedict Option and the Byzantine Hothouse vs. Real Community (Part 2)

I addressed this topic by merely posting "The Restoration of the Orthodox Way of Life" by Fr. Adrian Rymarenko.  There is not much else that needs to be said, but I had previously written an extensive facebook note about this topic, so I will add that here. The Technologies of Community December 27, 2010 at … Continue reading The Benedict Option and the Byzantine Hothouse vs. Real Community (Part 2)

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The Benedict Option and the Byzantine Hothouse vs. Real Community (Part 1)

Fr. Adrian Rymarenko (Archbishop Andrew) created real community everywhere he went, in less than ideal circumstances. To study his life and model is an antidote for merely theoretical ideas of community life. "This teaching, while solidly Patristic, is not a teaching from books, but from life. The four excerpts from his writings that are presented … Continue reading The Benedict Option and the Byzantine Hothouse vs. Real Community (Part 1)