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Eastern Christianity

Stylites, Byzantine Era’s Most Extreme Hermits

Stylites, the men who practiced the most stringent form of asceticism in the early days of Christianity, took the urge to leave the world behind and become hermits to an extreme that few others could match. Living atop pillars or...

Why Greek Orthodox Priests Have Beards

The beards of Orthodox priests are some of their most striking attributes, marking them as different from other Western religious men.

Why is the Ancient Greek City of Antioch Special to Indians?

Indians have a special connection with the ancient city of Antioch. The city, now part of Turkey, was renamed Antakya but their connection with it is fleeting at best when compared to the Greeks and Syrians, taking a chronological...