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Мејбл Грујић

Мејбл Гордон Данлоп Грујић (Mabel Gordon Dunlop Grouitch) (Кларксбург, Западна Вирџинија, 13. август 1872 - Вашингтон, 13. август 1956) била је жена српског дипломате Славка Грујића, велика српска добротворка и добровољна медицинска сестра при Црвеном крсту у Србији током Првог светског рата.

Мејбл Грујић рођена је као Мејбл Гордон Данлоп (енгл. Mabel Gordon Dunlop) 13. августа 1872. године у Кларксбургу, Западна Вирџинија. Отац јој је био инжињер и високи чиновник америчке железнице. У Америци је завршила колеџ, где се посебно занимала за уметност и археологију. Као ђак је сарађивала са омладинским листовима и часописама где су објављени њени запажени чланци. Након тога је добила стипендију за студије у Француској и Грчкој.

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Holy Emperor Constantine and the Edict of Milan

by Bishop Athanasius (Yevtich)

In 2013 Christian world celebrates 1700 years since the day when the Providence of God spoke through the holy Emperor Constantine and freedom was given to the Christian faith. Commemorating the 1700 years since the Edict of Milan of 313, Sebastian Press of the Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church published a book by Bishop Athanasius Yevtich, Holy Emperor Constantine and the Edict of Milan. The book has 72 pages and was translated by Popadija Aleksandra Petrovich. This excellent overview of the historical circumstances that lead to the conversion of the first Christian emperor and to the publication of a document that was called "Edict of Milan", was originally published in Serbian by the Brotherhood of St. Simeon the Myrrh-gusher, Vrnjci 2013. “The Edict of Milan” is calling on civil authorities everywhere to respect the right of believers to worship freely and to express their faith publicly.

The publication of this beautiful pocket-size, full-color, English-language book, has been compiled and designed by Bishop Athanasius Yevtich, a disciple of the great twentieth-century theologian Archimandrite Justin Popovich. Bishop Athanasius' thought combines adherence to the teachings of the Church Fathers with a vibrant faith, knowledge of history, and a profound experience of Christ in the Church.

In the conclusion of the book, the author states:"The era of St. Constantine and his mother St. Helena, marks the beginning of what history refers to as Roman, Christian Empire, which was named Byzantium only in recent times in the West. In fact, this was the conception of a Christian Europe. Christian Byzantine culture had a critical effect on Europe; Europe was its heir, and then consciously forgot it. Europe inherited many Byzantine treasures, but unfortunately, also robbed and plundered many others for its own treasuries and museums – not only during the Crusades, but during colonial rule in the Byzantine lands as well. We, the Orthodox Slavs, received a great heritage of the Orthodox Christian East from Byzantium. Primarily, Christ’s Gospel, His faith and His Church, and then, among other things, the Cyrillic alphabet, too."