RE: [sig] Digest Number 1187
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From: Anthony J. Bryant [mailto:ajbryant@...]
Sent: Monday, May 26, 2003 12:27 PM
Subject: Re: [sig] Digest Number 1187
> My biggest concern is whether people today, especially in the Orthodox andDo
> Slavic communities, would get offended by my not too flatering portrayal.
> people view him as a saint who changed his ways? Wouldn't want to getanyone
> angry... :-}I sure as heck would. Unless the proper perspective is in place, that is.
The Orthodox view is that there is *repentence* and *redemption*; if you
ignore that aspect of St. Vladimir's life, you'll probably cheese off the
Orthodox (like yours truly).
Thanks for your reply. On the other hand, Vladimir is viewed as a human
being, is he not? (I don't really understand what a "saint" is supposed to
Others have already pointed out the inaccuracy of the pedophile profile you
Actually I am kind of puzzled why this characterization has survived, if the
Church was the one keeping records.
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