(this post may be updated) The 200th anniversary of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s birthday is approaching (Nov 11.). I’ve just started going through one of his “Notes”.. “Iniquity” is a biblical concept, and Dostoevsky defined it quite well here: “Despite all conceivable points of view, everyone agrees that there are such crimes, which always and everywhere, according […]Read More Fyodor Dostoevsky
See BBC If so, I hope he will fully recover. In a broadcast from “Radio Echo Moscow” on Saturday 5/9, the editors-in-chief Alexei Venediktov and Sergei Buntman talk in the program “We are Watching” about current events, including that Germany has found reason to officially announce that the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has really […]Read More Navalny out of coma ?
-“Navalny is suspected of having been poisoned …”, “There is no proof that Navalny have been poisoned”. The opinions went back and forth since the opposition leader Alexei Navalny lost consciousness on a flight from Tomsk to Moscow on Thursday morning, and the plane therefore had to stop over in Omsk. The matter quickly became […]Read More A lesson too hard to learn
What is going on in Russia: Changes in the Constitution – or worship?If you are familiar with the third chapter of the book of Daniel in the Bible, you know what “the golden image” is all about. – Radio Echo Moscow did let the political commentator and author Stanislav Belkovsky demonstrate a certain ambivalence in […]Read More Putin’s splendor or Putin’s border ?
Or what impression could you get ? Here is an excerpt from a recent post (in english translation) from a blog written by the Russian Orthodox theologian Andrey Kurayev: Three Russian attempts to convene a General – Ecumenical – Council to Russia Already in 1397 there was an idea of convening a General Church […]Read More “…posts shaking ..” – Amos 9:1