Metropolitan Jonah is contra den Zeitgeist

“Only the Orthodox Church is most firmly opposed to the spirit of this world.”

Now, if I could only get him to say that in an overly-pretentious mix of Greek, Syriac, Latin and German…

(Hat tip to the American Orthodox Institute.)

1 Response to “Metropolitan Jonah is <i>contra den Zeitgeist</i>”

  1. 1 rwp 11 May 2009 at 2:01 pm

    I’m a big +Jonah fan. The OCA made a statement when they elected him. He’s an American, a convert, and a solid monastic. Given +Philip’s recent, well, weird actions (I’m not sure what else to call it), +Jonah may end up taking over the American unity and evangelization front, which +Philip has been fighting for forty years, when other Orthodox bishops wouldn’t touch either issue. My priest says he can either make or break us — let’s hope it’s the former.

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