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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #765 on: December 05, 2016, 10:12:26 PM »



Patriarch Kiril?

IDK but it does look like a younger Krill, the more I look at his face.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #766 on: December 06, 2016, 06:33:44 AM »


Is that an armenian priest inside a korean presbyterian church?

Where did you get the photo from?


I got from this website.
https://planbox.wordpress.com/2011/12/01/myungsung-presbyterian-churchseoulsouth-korea/
If you look again the photo you'll see more 2 oriental orthodox priests in the right corner of the photo, a indian one with a salmoned colour habit and another in black that looks coptic.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #767 on: December 06, 2016, 06:50:09 AM »
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #768 on: December 06, 2016, 11:41:29 AM »
If you look again the photo you'll see more 2 oriental orthodox priests in the right corner of the photo, a indian one with a salmoned colour habit and another in black that looks coptic.

AFAIK, he's not one of ours. 
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #769 on: December 06, 2016, 11:41:51 AM »
a salmoned colour habit

Anathema!

Not menswear threadish enough for you?
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #770 on: December 06, 2016, 03:03:59 PM »
a salmoned colour habit

Anathema!

Not menswear threadish enough for you?

Quite the contrary. Would fit perfect along with my ugly Christmas sweater.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #771 on: December 06, 2016, 03:17:38 PM »
If you look again the photo you'll see more 2 oriental orthodox priests in the right corner of the photo, a indian one with a salmoned colour habit and another in black that looks coptic.

AFAIK, he's not one of ours.

Ditto on the "Copt".  The way he's wearing the kolonsowa so far back like that, with hair exposed at the front, I'd say he might be Syriac.  The Armenian looks like it might be H.H. Aram I, but his face isn't especially clear.  This is probably some WCC adjacent thing, from when they met in South Korea a few years back.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #772 on: December 06, 2016, 04:28:40 PM »


Is that an armenian priest inside a korean presbyterian church?

Where did you get the photo from?


I got from this website.
https://planbox.wordpress.com/2011/12/01/myungsung-presbyterian-churchseoulsouth-korea/
If you look again the photo you'll see more 2 oriental orthodox priests in the right corner of the photo, a indian one with a salmoned colour habit and another in black that looks coptic.

Yea, I think the Indian one is not Orthodox, but essentially Protestant (Mar Thomite)
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #773 on: December 06, 2016, 05:01:05 PM »


Is that an armenian priest inside a korean presbyterian church?

Where did you get the photo from?


I got from this website.
https://planbox.wordpress.com/2011/12/01/myungsung-presbyterian-churchseoulsouth-korea/
If you look again the photo you'll see more 2 oriental orthodox priests in the right corner of the photo, a indian one with a salmoned colour habit and another in black that looks coptic.

Yea, I think the Indian one is not Orthodox, but essentially Protestant (Mar Thomite)

I've read that there are Indian Protestants which use Orthodox liturgies. There are non-Indian Protestants who do as well.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #774 on: December 06, 2016, 07:29:43 PM »
I've read that there are Indian Protestants which use Orthodox liturgies.

That's who Mina was referring to.  The "Mar Thomites".

There are non-Indian Protestants who do as well.

You mean those phony "convergence worship" guys?
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #775 on: December 07, 2016, 02:17:57 AM »
If you look again the photo you'll see more 2 oriental orthodox priests in the right corner of the photo, a indian one with a salmoned colour habit and another in black that looks coptic.

AFAIK, he's not one of ours.

Ditto on the "Copt".  The way he's wearing the kolonsowa so far back like that, with hair exposed at the front, I'd say he might be Syriac.  The Armenian looks like it might be H.H. Aram I, but his face isn't especially clear.  This is probably some WCC adjacent thing, from when they met in South Korea a few years back.
If you read my post a few posts back, yes, this is Catholicos Aram. Yes, this is in South Korea, and yes, this is a WCC event.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #776 on: December 07, 2016, 06:58:18 AM »


Looks indeed a Mar Thoma church clergyman.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #777 on: December 07, 2016, 01:21:00 PM »
If you look again the photo you'll see more 2 oriental orthodox priests in the right corner of the photo, a indian one with a salmoned colour habit and another in black that looks coptic.

AFAIK, he's not one of ours.

Ditto on the "Copt".  The way he's wearing the kolonsowa so far back like that, with hair exposed at the front, I'd say he might be Syriac.  The Armenian looks like it might be H.H. Aram I, but his face isn't especially clear.  This is probably some WCC adjacent thing, from when they met in South Korea a few years back.
If you read my post a few posts back, yes, this is Catholicos Aram. Yes, this is in South Korea, and yes, this is a WCC event.


I must've missed it.
« Last Edit: December 07, 2016, 01:21:20 PM by Antonious Nikolas »
Worship is theology, so a church which brings Evangelical and Charismatic "praise & worship" into its corporate life is no longer Orthodox.  It is, by definition, heterodox.  Those "Orthodox" leaders who make theological arguments for the incorporation of heteropraxis into the life of the Church are heretics.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #778 on: December 09, 2016, 10:21:34 PM »
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #779 on: December 12, 2016, 12:29:49 PM »
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #780 on: December 15, 2016, 02:38:19 PM »
Synaxis of the Syriac fathers
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #781 on: December 16, 2016, 12:17:06 AM »
Pictures from Mor Behnam Monastery in Mosul.  A friend reports that the monastery manuscripts have been found safe and sound within the monastery, as they were sealed in metal containers and hidden in a secret room(s) prior to the ISIS occupation.

Let's hope they begin a speedy digitization process!
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #782 on: December 16, 2016, 12:18:12 AM »
Synaxis of the Syriac fathers


If possible, I'd like to know who the fathers are.  Someone asked me a while ago sending me this icon and I never got a chance to get an answer or ask some people.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #783 on: December 16, 2016, 12:42:56 AM »
If possible, I'd like to know who the fathers are.  Someone asked me a while ago sending me this icon and I never got a chance to get an answer or ask some people.

Spiritual Assembly of the Syriac Fathers

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Mor Ephrem
(Unknown in cave), Mor Isaac (?), Jacob the Teacher, Symeon Stylites
John (can't make out next word), Mor Jacob of Nisibis, Mor Narsai (?)
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #784 on: December 16, 2016, 01:10:57 AM »
If possible, I'd like to know who the fathers are.  Someone asked me a while ago sending me this icon and I never got a chance to get an answer or ask some people.

They are subtitled, aren't they? So what's the problem exactly?
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« Reply #785 on: December 16, 2016, 11:52:53 AM »
If possible, I'd like to know who the fathers are.  Someone asked me a while ago sending me this icon and I never got a chance to get an answer or ask some people.

They are subtitled, aren't they? So what's the problem exactly?

Not knowing how to read Syriac. 
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #786 on: December 16, 2016, 01:00:32 PM »
If possible, I'd like to know who the fathers are.  Someone asked me a while ago sending me this icon and I never got a chance to get an answer or ask some people.

They are subtitled, aren't they? So what's the problem exactly?

I guess I'm not as literate as you are ;)
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #787 on: December 16, 2016, 01:02:06 PM »
If possible, I'd like to know who the fathers are.  Someone asked me a while ago sending me this icon and I never got a chance to get an answer or ask some people.

They are subtitled, aren't they? So what's the problem exactly?

I guess I'm not as literate as you are ;)

I thought people are taught anything about iconography prior to ordination. My bad.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #788 on: December 16, 2016, 01:34:47 PM »
If possible, I'd like to know who the fathers are.  Someone asked me a while ago sending me this icon and I never got a chance to get an answer or ask some people.

Spiritual Assembly of the Syriac Fathers

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Mor Ephrem
(Unknown in cave), Mor Isaac (?), Jacob the Teacher, Symeon Stylites
John (can't make out next word), Mor Jacob of Nisibis, Mor Narsai (?)

Hmmmmm...the more I read this the more I wonder if this is an icon from the Assyrian Church of the East.  Could the one in the cave be John Dalyatha? Or maybe John of Apamea the Solitary?
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #789 on: December 16, 2016, 01:36:21 PM »
If possible, I'd like to know who the fathers are.  Someone asked me a while ago sending me this icon and I never got a chance to get an answer or ask some people.

They are subtitled, aren't they? So what's the problem exactly?

I guess I'm not as literate as you are ;)

I thought people are taught anything about iconography prior to ordination. My bad.

Lol what?
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #790 on: December 16, 2016, 01:55:38 PM »
If possible, I'd like to know who the fathers are.  Someone asked me a while ago sending me this icon and I never got a chance to get an answer or ask some people.

Spiritual Assembly of the Syriac Fathers

Christ

Mor Ephrem
(Unknown in cave), Mor Isaac (?), Jacob the Teacher, Symeon Stylites
John (can't make out next word), Mor Jacob of Nisibis, Mor Narsai (?)

Hmmmmm...the more I read this the more I wonder if this is an icon from the Assyrian Church of the East. 

I suspect it is less an ACoE icon and more someone's unique creation.  The inclusion of Narsai led me to conclude this is not "ours". 

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Could the one in the cave be John Dalyatha? Or maybe John of Apamea the Solitary?

Without an inscription, it's anyone's guess.  It could even be mike
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #791 on: December 16, 2016, 02:10:21 PM »
If possible, I'd like to know who the fathers are.  Someone asked me a while ago sending me this icon and I never got a chance to get an answer or ask some people.

Spiritual Assembly of the Syriac Fathers

Christ

Mor Ephrem
(Unknown in cave), Mor Isaac (?), Jacob the Teacher, Symeon Stylites
John (can't make out next word), Mor Jacob of Nisibis, Mor Narsai (?)

Hmmmmm...the more I read this the more I wonder if this is an icon from the Assyrian Church of the East. 

I suspect it is less an ACoE icon and more someone's unique creation.  The inclusion of Narsai led me to conclude this is not "ours". 

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Could the one in the cave be John Dalyatha? Or maybe John of Apamea the Solitary?

Without an inscription, it's anyone's guess.  It could even be mike.

It looks like you're right.  It seems like it's painted by a monk-priest Fr. Vladimir:

http://iconsbyfathervladimir.com/russian-saints/synaxis-of-the-syriac-fathers/
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #792 on: December 17, 2016, 08:46:11 PM »
If possible, I'd like to know who the fathers are.  Someone asked me a while ago sending me this icon and I never got a chance to get an answer or ask some people.

They are subtitled, aren't they? So what's the problem exactly?

I guess I'm not as literate as you are ;)

I thought people are taught anything about iconography prior to ordination. My bad.

Lol what?

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a. Mina is Coptic and the lettering on the icon is Syriac.  Why would anyone assume he would be able to read it?
b. Mina is not an ordained clergyman
c. Even if he were, there is no reason an ordained Coptic clergyman would be taught to read Syriac
d. Films and television programs are "subtitled"; icons are "inscribed"
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #793 on: December 17, 2016, 10:19:11 PM »
Could the one in the cave be John Dalyatha? Or maybe John of Apamea the Solitary?

On second glance, I'm going to guess it's John the Solitary. 
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #794 on: December 31, 2016, 06:36:40 PM »


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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #795 on: December 31, 2016, 08:32:19 PM »
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #797 on: January 02, 2017, 09:59:24 AM »
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #798 on: January 06, 2017, 08:05:04 PM »


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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #799 on: January 12, 2017, 03:17:12 AM »


Iconography in St. George Coptic Church in Toledo, OH by Fr. Theodore Jurewicz.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #800 on: January 12, 2017, 02:30:28 PM »


Iconography in St. George Coptic Church in Toledo, OH by Fr. Theodore Jurewicz.

Wow.  I'm really digging the seamless melding of the Coptic and Byzantine styles here.   :)
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #801 on: January 12, 2017, 03:44:51 PM »
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #802 on: January 12, 2017, 03:46:26 PM »


Iconography in St. George Coptic Church in Toledo, OH by Fr. Theodore Jurewicz.

Wow.  I'm really digging the seamless melding of the Coptic and Byzantine styles here.   :)

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Is that St. Peter the apostle or St. Peter the seal of the martyrs?
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #803 on: January 12, 2017, 04:00:08 PM »
Probably St Peter Seal of the Martyrs. I'm curious what the scrolls say.

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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #804 on: January 12, 2017, 04:29:36 PM »
You might be right.  It seems to say "Let the shedding of my blood mark the end of the worship of idols and be the end of the shedding of the blood of Christians." as is written in the Synexarium

St. Athanasius has the beginning of the Nicene Creed.
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Re: Oriental Orthodox Picture of the Day
« Reply #805 on: January 13, 2017, 06:52:36 PM »


Iconography in St. George Coptic Church in Toledo, OH by Fr. Theodore Jurewicz.

I've been to this church before! Small but very beautiful.
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