[orthodox-synod] Re: Status of St. Isaac Skete (Fr. Gregory's words)
- Father, Bless!
Please, it wasn't me! I'm Michael, and I wrote:
> > Those people in Nebraska that aren't even Christian make some beautifulTo which Iov Brianovich responded:
> > icons too, and there's a Jesuit priest who makes some great icons (along
> > with some that show Ghandi and M.L. King and others) too; but I wouldn't
> > buy any from them either, for the same reason that Joseph so ably
> > articulated.
> > The St. Isaac Skete icons are beautiful, and I have many at home. And
> > that's the pity and the sorrow of this situation.
> > Misha
> > California
> Not to be a thimblehead, as I agree that one should try to avoid this(unlessAnd then Father Gregory quoted Iov Brianovich's comments:
> perhaps someone is having an obscure saint you much desire(like your name
> saint), in which case you will buy even from Moscow Patriarchate or any
> source that has baggage with it), but if one were strict in this, and not
> being inconsistent no one would have hardly any books to read as most of the
> good english books are published by the Hermanites, which is their life
> blood, or Catholics(esp. Cistercians) or this and that group who is not in
> communion with us. Sorry to be a twit.
>Fr. Gregory Williams wrote:And attributed them to me:
> ...if one were strict in this, and not
> >being inconsistent no one would have hardly any books to read as most of the
> >good english books are published by the Hermanites, which is their life
> >blood, or Catholics(esp. Cistercians) or this and that group who is not in
> >communion with us.
>....Please, it wasn't me who said that. I love and I own books published
> Hey, come on, Michael! We publish quite a few good books (about 50 of
> them, not counting any of the liturgical or music books), as does Holy
> Trinity, and no few others scattered around here and there. Problem with
> books from the Hermanites (and we carry plenty of them) is you always have
> to be on the alert for landmines buried in the text, footnotes or
> appendices. At least the Cistercians are honestly where they are.
> --Fr. Gregory Williams
by St. John of Kronstadt Press!
Misha in California
(...Rejoicing because our nearest Russian parish now has a priest once a
>....Please, it wasn't me who said that. I love and I own books publishedApologies, Misha, and thanks!
>by St. John of Kronstadt Press!
--Fr. Gregory Williams
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