Effects of Greek orthodox christian church fasting on serum lipids and obesity
- St Todor's Day. // Quest Bulgaria;Mar2011, p2
The article offers information on the celebration of the Todorov Den, festival during the first week of the Orthodox Church's Long Lent in Bulgaria. It offers information on the importance of horses in the working village life. It offers information on the Saint Theodore of Tyrone from Amassia...
- BULGARIAN WOODEN CALENDARS. Koleva, Vesselina // Folklore (14060957);Mar2010, Vol. 44, p77
The article presents a short review of the characteristic features of Bulgarian wooden calendars. Particular attention has been paid to the structure of calendar records and special signs marking the fixed feast days throughout the year in the Orthodox liturgical calendar. A group of calendar...
- Bingeing on hot buttered blini in frigid Moscow. Matloff, Judith // Christian Science Monitor;2/3/99, Vol. 91 Issue 47, p17
Describes the activities associated with the Russian feast of Maslenitsa, or Butter Week. Focus on eating pancakes; Feast to celebrate the end of winter and the time before Lent; Pagan roots of the Orthodox celebration; Customs differing among villages; Burning of straw effigies symbolizing...
- Why an Orthodox rabbi is fasting this Ramadan. Liphshiz, Cnaan // Jewish Telegraphic Agency: 1922 to present;7/10/2014, p1
A few hours into the 10th day of Ramadan, Rabbi Natan Levy was swapping fasting tips with a Muslim fellow passenger aboard the London Northern train line.
- Istanbul's Greek community celebrates Orthodox feast. // Journal of Turkish Weekly;1/12/2016, p1
The article reports that Greek community in Istanbul, Turkey was celebrating Epiphany, one of the Orthodox Church's important feasts that commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ in the River Jordan. Patriarch Bartholomew I, the leader of many of the world's Orthodox Christians threw a wooden...
- The extravagance of Timqat. Reichl, Steve; Stone, Wendy // World & I;Feb93, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p646
Discusses how on January 18 and 19, members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church celebrate Timqat in an explosion of joy. It is their most significant holiday, a celebration of the Epithany--which among Eastern Christians commemorates the baptism of Christ. Details of the celebration.
- The Greek Americans. // Saturday Evening Post;4/12/1958, Vol. 230 Issue 41, p28
Highlights the day the Greek Orthodox community of Tarpon Springs, Florida, puts on its gala version of Epiphany which commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan. Date of the festival; Information on how the festival works.
- Prayers and protests during Orthodox Easter. // National Catholic Reporter;5/13/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 28, p3
The article reports on incidents of antigovernment protests during Orthodox Easter celebrations in Russia. On the night of April 30, 2005 some 5,000 faithful attended the Easter vigil in Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior. The service was celebrated by Aleksy II, Patriarch of Moscow and All...
- Orthodox agency joins Ethiopian AIDS battle. // Christian Century;2/24/2004, Vol. 121 Issue 4, p18
Reports on the support of a relief agency sponsored by several Eastern Orthodox churches in the U.S. on a program to fight AIDS in Ethiopia. Remarks from Ethiopian church patriarch Abune Paulos on the help extended; Abstinence-based education initiative included in the program; Aim of the...