Greek Orthodox Church Observation

Last weekend I visited the local Greek Orthodox church, St. Demetrios, and attended a divine liturgy. I was definitely nervous to go into a situation I didn’t know everything about, but through various readings and other knowledge I felt able to enter the church without feeling too much like an outsider. My primary reason for […]

Preliminary Research and Interviews

For the past few weeks, I have started gathering the sources on my reading lists, requesting more ILLs than I ever thought possible, and preparing to start observations in the coming weeks. Lots of materials have been written on the display of religion in the secular (or non secular world), so I have a lot […]