‘Christians’ before Christ; a brief presentation of Pythagorean theological views

In this article we present excerpts from Iamblichus‘ book “On the Pythagorean life“; of which appears that there is great similarity of Theological views between the Pythagorean school of Philosophy and Orthodox Christianity. Continue reading “‘Christians’ before Christ; a brief presentation of Pythagorean theological views”

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The brain learns completely differently than we’ve assumed since the 20th century

The brain is a complex network containing billions of neurons, where each of these neurons communicates simultaneously with thousands of other via their synapses (links). However, the neuron actually collects its many synaptic incoming signals through several extremely long ramified “arms” only, called dendritic trees. Continue reading “The brain learns completely differently than we’ve assumed since the 20th century”

Basic Quantum theory, Relativity and elementary particle Physics found in the writings of Epicurus (4th-3rd Century B.C.)! ‘Non-Continuity of Time’ clearly stated in Ancient Greece

Many times people come across weird writings from antiquity. Most of it is treated as ‘fairy-tale’ and imagination. When it comes to Science though, this may not be the case. When we see a scientific truth of our modern times written in a text dating more than 2000 years ago, a lot of thinking and revisioning of our actual knowledge of things should take place. This article aims to provoke your supposed knowledge of History and Scientific History. No imaginations, no crazy stuff. Just text and comparison with today’s knowledge. Epicurus had written more than 20 books on Physics. Unfortunately, only about 20 pages of his Physical writings survive. But, in these pages quite a few impressive things show up! Let us see them… Continue reading “Basic Quantum theory, Relativity and elementary particle Physics found in the writings of Epicurus (4th-3rd Century B.C.)! ‘Non-Continuity of Time’ clearly stated in Ancient Greece”

The History and Structure of the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

A reference point in the typiko of Great Lent is the communion of the Presanctified Precious Gifts. The discordance between the festal and joyful nature of the celebration of the Divine Eucharist and the compunction of Great Lent makes it inappropriate to celebrate the bloodless sacrifice on fast days. And yet, the importance of Holy Communion for the spiritual struggle of the faithful has established participation in the Presanctified Gifts even on such days. Continue reading “The History and Structure of the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts”

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