A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Brad Dexter

Brad Dexter (9. april 1917 – 11. decembar 2002; rođen kao Veljko Šošo) bio je američki glumac srpskog porekla. Glumačku karijeru je započeo nakon amaterskog bavljenja boksom i vojne službe u Drugom svetskom ratu. Specijalizovao se za karakterne uloge "tvrdih momaka", a najpoznatiji mu je nastup u znamenitom vesternu Sedam veličanstvenih.

Dexter je takođe bio poznat po burnom privatnom životu, pri čemu se isticao prvi brak s Peggy Lee. 1964. godine je spasio život Franku Sinatri i postao njegov prijatelj. Krajem 1970-ih je producirao TV-seriju Skag.

Izvor: Wikipedia


Bred Dekster, čije je pravo ime bilo Veljko Sošo, igrao je brojnim filmskim ostvarenjima, među kojima su i "Asfalt na džungli" i "7 veličanstvenih". Glumio je zajedno i s Merlinin Monro, a njegov veliki prijatelj bio je Frenk Sinatra, kojem je i spasio život

Jedan od poznatijih holivudskih glumaca iz sredine dvadesetog veka bio je Bred Dekster, Amerikanac srpskog porekla. Rođen je 1917. godine u Goldfildu, u američkoj državi Nevada pod imenom Veljko Sošo.

Njegov maternji jezik bio je sprski, a važio je za zgodnom i markantnog glumca. Karijeru je započeo nakon Drugog svetskog rata, i počeo je da glumi pod imenom Beri Mičel.

Postao je ubrzo poznati holivudski glumac. Uzima ime Bred Dekster, a igrao je u mnogim čuvenim ostvarenjima. Između ostalog i u filmu “Džungla na asfaltu”, zajedno sa legendarnom Merilin Monro.

Takođe, igrao je u vesternu “7 veličanstvenih”, uz rame sa sjajnom glumačkom postavom koju su činili Stiv Mekvin, Jul Briner, Džejms Koburn, Čarls Bronson, Robert Von i Horst Buholc.

Bred je bio veliki prijatelj sa legendarnim Frenkom Sinatrom. Njihovo druženje počelo kada ga je Dekster spasio od davljenja. Zbog ovog herojskog čina, američki glumac srpskog porekla dobio je medalju Crveni krst, koja se dodeljuje za hrabrost.

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Father Philip Sredanovich

The Odd Adventures of an Early Serbian Priest

Fr. Philip Sredanovich is one of the strangest parish priests I’ve ever run across in my research of Orthodoxy in America.

He was born in Montenegro in 1881. He seems to have been educated and married in Russia (the 1920 U.S. Census says that his wife was born in Russia). Fr. Philip came to America just after the turn of the 20th century. In 1908, he made headlines nationwide for his supposed invention of a device to travel around the earth without moving. From the Washington Post (12/11/1908):

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History, Truth, Holiness

by Bishop Maxim Vasiljevic

Bishop Maxim’s first book, described by Fr. John Breck as an “exceptionally important collection of essays” contributing to both the theology of being and also contemporary theological questions, is now available! Christos Yannaras describes Bishop Maxim as “a theologian who illumines” and Fr. John McGuckin identifies his work as “deeply biblical and patristic, academically learned yet spiritually rich.” The first half of the book collects papers emphasizing theological ontology and epistemology, reminding us how both the mystery of the Holy Trinity and that of the Incarnation demand that we rethink every philosophical supposition; it includes chapters on holiness as otherness, truth and history, and the biochemistry of freedom. The second half of the book features lectures dedicated to the theological questions posed by modern theology, including studies of Orthodox and Roman Catholic ecclesiology, liturgics, and the theology of icons.