Religion: On Mars' Hill

When the Apostle Paul made his famous speech on Athens' Mars' Hill, declaring to the pagan Athenians the reality of that unknown God whom they ignorantly worshiped, some mocked, and others said, "We will hear thee again of this matter." But most of them doubtless went away and forgot all about it.

Last week Greece's Primate Archbishop Spyridon climbed the same hill to conduct vesper services and speak in commemoration of St. Paul's declaration. Not much of Christian Athens turned out for the occasion with King Paul, Queen Frederika, Prime Minister Venizelos and the...

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