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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...

Top Five Greek Island Monasteries Perched on Rocks

In older times, Greek monks were trying to build monasteries in places that were hidden or difficult to access in order to protect them from bandits, invaders, and conquerors.

Catholic Church vs. Orthodox Church: The Main Differences

Christianity is the world's largest religion, with an estimated 2.382 billion followers across the globe. However, the Church is hardly a unified body and there exist several Christian denominations with diverse practices, beliefs, and doctrines. One of the most prominent...