With the approach of Orthodox Pascha, Pray Tell‘s Nicholas Denysenko offers pointed words on the relationship between Orthodoxy and the ongoing war in Ukraine in this quarter’s Amen Corner.Read more
Author: Nicholas Denysenko
Nicholas Denysenko serves as Emil and Elfriede Jochum Professor and Chair at Valparaiso University. He previously taught at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles (2010-2017). Denysenko is a graduate of the University of Minnesota (B.S. in Business, 1994), St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (M.Div., 2000), and The Catholic University of America (Ph.D., 2008). His most recent books are The People’s Faith: The Liturgy of the Faithful in Orthodoxy (Rowman and Littlefield), and The Orthodox Church in Ukraine: A Century of Separation (Northern Illinois University Press). He is a deacon of the Orthodox Church in America, ordained in 2003.
Liturgy, Politics, and Vinegar
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Orthodoxy’s Kryptonite: Scandalous Silence
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AMEN CORNER: Liturgical Theology in Crisis – Twenty-First Century Version
“To restore liturgy as the act par excellence of theology.”Read more
Marital Companionship and the Liturgy of Life
Christian marriage is an authentic living out of liturgy.Read more
Mary’s Dormition: Why Should We Care?
The event of Mary’s death was the ultimate liturgy.Read more
Ars Praedicandi: Fifth Sunday of Pascha, Samaritan Woman
Are we afraid that the chains of our past sins and weaknesses will keep us captive and prevent us from meeting him?Read more
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