An unworthy Deacon, named for the brother of God: James, striving to "work out his salvation with fear and trembling" within the Tradition (paradosis) of the Eastern Orthodox Faith. It is a strange and marvelous journey, and I am accompanied by the fourfold fruit of my fecundity. My wife, the Matushka or Diaconissa Sophia, is my beloved partner in the pursuit of Theosis, and she ranks me in every way.
While the translation is poor, I enjoyed this brief interview none-the-less. Bishop Hilarion's basic point: Taking a good look at the world around us and its history, is it REALLY so hard (given a proper understanding of Orthodox teaching), to imagine hell?