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Gabriela 22:54, August 28, 2006 (CDT)
- Wasn't trying to answer anything about Lossky. As I said in my previous response to Fr Lev, I didn't write it. This user wrote the article using a faulty article name, and because there was already an article at Vladimir Lossky, I amalgamated the information of the Lossky article into the Vladimir Lossky article. Aside from small details about his relations with Elder Sophrony, I do not profess knowledge in this area, nor did I ever claim it. This is a wiki - if you know better, then for the good of everyone who reads this, change it.
- Additionally, the reference template (which I wrongly cited on Fr Lev's talk page) is Template:Citation — edited by Pιsτévο talk complaints at 15:57, August 29, 2006 (CDT)
- Please do - and saying what ideas (eg sophiology) that Lossky opposed would also make a valuable contribution to the article.
- n.b. Just in case this is relevant - don't feel you have to ask permission to edit an article (particularly this one, where I have publicly stated my lack of emotional involvement); this is a wiki, collective knowledge is kinda the only thing we've got. In short - please edit away! :) — edited by Pιsτévο talk complaints at 16:24, September 4, 2006 (CDT)
Exporting to Wikipedia
1. The wiki engine has nothing to do with licensing. It's just a piece of software.
2. I just clarified the existing terms more explicitly, since I saw that there was some disagreement going on over at Wikipedia on the subject.
3. Licensing on OrthodoxWiki was defined by the administration within the first year of its inception. It is unlikely to be changed at this point, since so many edits here have been contributed under its terms. (This same message was posted on my talk page.) —Fr. Andrew talk contribs 14:14, April 24, 2007 (PDT)
You have probably noticed that I've deleted a couple articles you've been working on. As I've stated elsewhere, the reason why these articles were deleted is that they didn't fit in to the purpose of OrthodoxWiki, namely, to produce encyclopedic articles on Orthodox Christianity which are accessible to the non-expert (which should be true of any encyclopedia). Remember that this is not a compendium of philosophical essays, but rather of direct, basic educational material. See the Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church and the Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity for examples of the kinds of articles that are appropriate.
- LM, I can see why a few people had a concern about the theosis article, and I affirm the push to keep OrthodoxWiki more in the style of a general encyclopedia. If you want to keep working on the article, it might be safer to link it as a personal essay on your user page. Also, about the "glossary" articles -- I wonder if it would be more useful to create an entry something like "Glossary of terms used in the Philokalia" and put each term there? — FrJohn (talk)