Concepts create idols; only wonder grasps anything. - St Gregory of Nyssa

Monday, November 7, 2011

Women Saints Who Suffered Under Islam

St Argery
It is a sad event when, as often happens, an Orthodox girl or woman marries a Moslem and perhaps even adopts Islam. Those who do not adopt it personally have to be prepared for their children becoming Moslems – such are laws of Islam. Practice shows that this results in family misfortune and the suffering and grief of these women.

If we think about it, this is not surprising. After all, it is not by mere chance the church forbids marriage between those of different faiths. Such marriage will not be consecrated by the church canons and therefore will not be blessed by God. 

Read the whole article at Journey to Orthodoxy.

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