While most of us celebrated Christmas over a week and a half ago, Orthodox Christians still on the old (Julian) calendar will not celebrate the holiday until January 7th.
Dr. Ed calls the blogger known as Dissident Mama, an outspoken practitioner of Orthodox Christianity, to find out what she and her family will be doing for the holiday.
Also discussed are how Orthodoxy has embraced the cultures of the places it expands into and especially how Orthodoxy has embraced Southern culture. While Orthodoxy is shrinking in many parts of the world, it is growing and thriving in Dixie. Our guest explains why.
Also discussed are the differences between holiday celebrations in the South as compared to the North.