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Re: Old vs. New Calendar?
« Reply #2835 on: May 12, 2015, 11:48:01 PM »
Honest question : would to be easier to have all churches change to the new calendar , or force all back to the old?

In other words, which of the above would result in the least schism.

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Re: Old vs. New Calendar?
« Reply #2836 on: May 13, 2015, 02:12:37 AM »
Honest question : would to be easier to have all churches change to the new calendar , or force all back to the old?

In other words, which of the above would result in the least schism.

Dropping the New Calendar would be the best way to go.
The majority of Orthodox Christians are following the Old Calendar.

It would certainly be a step in the right (Orthodox) direction.
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Re: Old vs. New Calendar?
« Reply #2837 on: May 13, 2015, 03:42:28 AM »
Honest question : would to be easier to have all churches change to the new calendar , or force all back to the old?

In other words, which of the above would result in the least schism.
Having all churches adopt the New Calendar, or having them all return to the Old... either way would result in no schism.

Honestly, though, why pit greater astronomical accuracy against Church unity when you can have both?
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Re: Old vs. New Calendar?
« Reply #2838 on: May 20, 2015, 10:46:58 AM »
Interesting article that says a main argument by Old Calendarists is based on a lie.

http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/02/old-calendarist-lie-of-codex-772.html

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Re: Old vs. New Calendar?
« Reply #2839 on: May 21, 2015, 03:38:34 PM »
Interesting article that says a main argument by Old Calendarists is based on a lie.

http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/02/old-calendarist-lie-of-codex-772.html
Thanks for sharing :)
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Re: Old vs. New Calendar?
« Reply #2840 on: May 21, 2015, 03:46:42 PM »
Interesting article that says a main argument by Old Calendarists is based on a lie.

http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/02/old-calendarist-lie-of-codex-772.html

Unfortunately this translation is in many parts nigh unreadable.

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Re: Old vs. New Calendar?
« Reply #2841 on: May 21, 2015, 03:48:50 PM »
Interesting article that says a main argument by Old Calendarists is based on a lie.

http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2011/02/old-calendarist-lie-of-codex-772.html

Unfortunately this translation is in many parts nigh unreadable.
Indeed, I've also observed that translation is not of the best quality; that's quite surprising, as the author of the blog usually prepares very good articles, translated very well. Anyway, better that than nothing
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