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Offline samkim

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female patron saint
« on: September 04, 2007, 03:31:39 PM »
Can a male take a female saint as his patron(ess)?
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Re: female patron saint
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2007, 03:35:39 PM »
I know several Orthodox men who have  versions of the Blessed Theotokos as their name.

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Re: female patron saint
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2007, 01:11:45 PM »
I know several Orthodox men who have  versions of the Blessed Theotokos as their name.

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Panogiotis is one example.
Excellence of character, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it. Now it is a mean between two vices, that which depends on excess and that which depends on defect.