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Category Archives: Social Gospel

Fr Seraphim Rose: Seeking the realization of Christian “ideals” in this world is idolatry; it is of the Antichrist

A Letter to Thomas Merton, 1962 By Eugene [Fr. Seraphim] Rose (excerpts in video format and some very important additional information at the end of the article – please watch) I am a young American convert to Russian Orthodoxy—not the vague “liberal” spirituality of too many modern Russian “religious thinkers,” but the full ascetic and

Pope Paul VI in New York 1965

by Eugene Rose [Fr. Seraphim] from The Orthodox Word issue #5, September 1965 (in video format at the end of article) Perhaps no other event in recent history has been so clear a “sign of the times” as the visit to New York of Pope Paul VI, on Oct. 4 of this year, and his

Christianity and Socialism

By the New Hieromartyr Hilarion (Troitsky) [+1928] Men verily swear by the greater (Heb. 6:16). This truth remains ever and everywhere immutable. Any single truth or any series of truths always comprise what is “greater” for man, and this “greater” is man’s authority; he refers to it, he “swears” by it. Yet the same truths

Archimandrite Constantine Zaitsev: On the “social gospel” of ecumenism

Concerning the author of the text below, Fr. Seraphim Rose stated: “Archimandrite Constantine Zaitsev of Jordanville was a brilliant thinker who, being fully within the tradition of the Church, was able to see beyond the externals and into the heart of the Orthodox faith, wherein lies its mystical, unseen essence and its living apostolic power.”

The “New Social Contract”

With the “unexpected” ascension of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States of America, it may be time to continue our line of thought on the Heresy of Social Gospel. The mainstream media and the press would like us to believe that Mr Trump phenomena was the result of a random act of

The Heresy of Social Gospel

This heresy was well captured and presented in the writings of Blessed Seraphim Rose and Herman Podmoshenski of Platina Monastery, the spiritual offspring of the Elders from Optina monastery. As some may know, but perhaps most have not learned yet, parts of the written work of these two saintly fathers were censored, books published were

The chiliastic end of the upcoming Pan-Orthodox Synod

While everyone is focusing on point 8 of the upcoming Pan-Orthodox synod (the inter-confessional relations), an equally important issue is being completely overlooked, but it is just as important, if not even more important – point 10. In essence, the adoption of this point would mean re-defining the mission of the Church towards an earthly

The Heretical Pan-Orthodox Synod of 2016

“Brothers at last”, it was proclaimed by Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill, after recently signing the Havana declaration. This marks the moment when it has become all clear. Patriarch Kirill has shown us what will be widely adopted at the coming “Holy” Pan-Orthodox Synod taking place between 19th and 27th of June 2016 – a

The Pope Heralds “The New World Order”

For two and a half years our mission has been warning about what was becoming the obvious, and has now been finally confirmed by the Pope in his address before the UN. The message is clear, the world needs a more just world order, economically, socially, environmentally, and in any other way possible. An encyclical has been issued making

Mr. Putin and Islam

It is becoming quite clear, Mr Putin does many good things, like opposing gay marriage, opposing GM foods etc, but it might be so only to try to “convince” those who still can’t make up their minds on whether Mr Putin is a true Orthodox leader or something else. Elder Hristofor foretold, as presented in

The Pope, New York, and the U.N.

With The Pope heading to America to speak in front of the US Congress, the UN assembly, and the whole World for the first time in history, trying to promote his new “social gospel” (the new doctrine of universal justice of which our website presented much information about), it is appropriate to recall one of

The Migrants Crisis

There is a war going on in the Middle East, but nobody knows for sure who the enemy is, yet it has produced the biggest humanitarian crisis since WWII already. There are many indications, as we pointed out before, that ISIS is in fact a covert Western operation, meant to serve the purpose of advancing

The Game Theory

Before we start, let us quickly look at the Game Theory definition: “Game theory is a branch of mathematics that represents interdependent decision making. By “interdependent decision” making I mean situations (arguably most, if not all, of those we face in life) where the outcomes of one’s decision depends on decisions made by others. One

“The Deal”

Greece has apparently reached a “deal”. A far worse deal than anyone could have imagined, much worse than troika’s initial “offer”. How did we get here? It is a complete plundering of a nation. Not only has Mr Tsipras failed to secure “a better negotiating position” by encouraging a “NO” vote at the referendum, but

Is The Pope the Antichrist?

Short answer: No! Some ideas stemming from the perverted understanding of the End Times of the Apostate West are trying to suggest the Pope may be the antichrist. http://www.barnhardt.biz/2015/07/09/it-is-now-appropriate-to-begin-serious-discussions-as-to-whether-pope-francis-is-in-fact-the-antichrist/ Instead, the Pope better resembles the False Prophet, who has come to preach a new doctrine, a new teaching: Liberation Theology, to herald the dawn of

The Pope calls for a new economic and ecological order

The Pope is relentless in pushing his Liberation Theology agenda, otherwise known as Christian Communism or Spiritual Marxism. On this subject we wrote numerous articles, please take a little time to read them if haven’t already. The greatest iniquity the world has seen, the financial collapse due to bankers greed, is about to hit, and

Why Greece Matters

In previus articles we made a statement in which we linked the situation in Greece with the judgement America (and all those that fornicate with her) affirmed upon herself. Let us therefore say a few things about why we believe it to be so, and present some more evidence. Lets start with the evidence: The

The New, Spiritual, Communist Manifesto

To this subject we dedicated many articles in the past, but the recent developments are starting to reveal in more detail how the spiritualized form of the coming global communism is going to look like, just as foretold by many our Holy Fathers of Orthodoxy, and reiterated by Blessed Fathers Herman Podmoshensky and Seraphim Rose

Liberation Theology – a KGB invention?

“beast that was, and is not, yet it shall appear again” … This is where everything comes full-circle, and really shows that everything that seems opposed is really of the same! It certainly explains a lot, and also offers a solid ground for understanding what we have noted since the beginning – that the current

Liberation Theology and Marxism

The Pope comes out again condemning capitalism and calling for “redistribution of wealth”, defending his call by saying the Church has been involved with helping the poor since the beginning. There is enormous confusion in today’s Christianity about the role of true Christianity in society. Let us examine what is really the nature of Christian

The False Antichrist

In order to bring the false Christ as the Messiah, there has to be a false antichrist first. This is important because if you have a false antichrist, then the one who comes to liberate people from under his tyranny can be seen as the awaited Messiah. The heretical West has succeeded into changing the

The war on Christianity

Is the world going to be able to keep together for much longer? The assault on your spirituality is relentless, and the war on Christians from inside the Church is reaching unthinkable proportions – while the World Orthodoxy is preparing for their “Holy Synod” where they will copyright Orthodoxy and assert their authority over anyone

The New “New World Order”

The Mystery of Iniquity and Lawlessness: “through appearing of fighting against unspeakable iniquity, it shall be possible for the lawlessness to call itself righteousness” http://orthodoxaustralia.org/2014/05/11/iniquity-lawlessness-and-righteousness/ The pattern that started to form a while ago (and of which we have been writing for more than a year) is consolidating – that is the efforts of trying

“Son Of God” – a Charismatic Revival Masterpiece

Following “The Bible” Series, “Son Of God” comes to seal its epic success as a New Age masterpiece. The success of The Bible series was immense in the home of the charismatic revival, America. The show, along with pre-written sermons made big waves in some 180,000 churches. Audiences were captivated, dogmatic differences were eliminated, Christians

A “message of salvation” from the Antichrist?

We have just come across an interview with Karen Hudes, of whom we have only recently heard, talking about how a solution to all of humanity’s problems exists out there, only if the greedy bankers and corrupt politicians would not oppose it… How wonderful! The problem, as she describes it, are the current political and