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Mos Def
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Mos Def performing at the 2012 Ilosaarirock festival
Born Dante Terrell Smith
December 11, 1973 (age 42)
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Other names Mos Def, Dante Beze, Black Dante, Yasiin Bey
Occupation Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, activist
Years active 1994-present
Home town Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Musical career
Genres Hip hop
Instruments Vocals, keyboards, bass guitar, sampler, drums
Labels GOOD Music, Downtown (current)
Rawkus, Priority, Geffen (former)
Associated acts Dec 99th, Black Jack Johnson, Blakroc, Black Star, Busta Rhymes, Madlib, Gorillaz, Massive Attack, Native Tongues Posse, Pharoahe Monch, Soulquarians, Talib Kweli, The Roots, Anwar Superstar, UTD, Kanye West, Dave Chappelle, Amy Winehouse, Black Keys
Mos Def (/ˈmoʊs ˈdɛf/); born Dante Terrell Smith; December 11, 1973), also known by his recently used stage name Yasiin Bey (/jæˈsiːn ˈbeɪ/), is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, comedian, and activist from Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Best known for his music, Mos Def embarked on his hip hop career in 1994, alongside his siblings in the short-lived rap group Urban Thermo Dynamics (UTD), after which he appeared on albums by Da Bush Babees and De La Soul. He subsequently formed the trio Black Star, alongside fellow Brooklyn-based rapper Talib Kweli, and Cincinnati producer Hi-Tek and released their eponymous debut album in 1998. He was a major force in late-1990s underground hip hop while under Rawkus Records. In 1999, Mos Def released his solo debut, Black on Both Sides, under Rawkus and Priority Records. His debut was followed by The New Danger (2004), True Magic (2006) and The Ecstatic (2009).[1] The editors at About.com listed him as the 14th greatest emcee of all time on their "50 greatest MC's of our time" list.

Prior to his career in music, Mos Def first entered public life as a child actor, having played roles in television movies, sitcoms, and theater, some of which were under the name Dante Beze.[2][3] At the age of 14, he appeared in the TV movie God Bless the Child, which aired on ABC in 1988. He played the oldest child in the 1990 family sitcom You Take the Kids, shortly before it was cancelled. In 1995, he played the character "Dante" in The Cosby Mysteries. Since the early 2000s, Mos Def has been well known for his roles in films such as Something the Lord Made, Next Day Air, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 16 Blocks, Be Kind Rewind, The Italian Job, Bamboozled and Brown Sugar, as well as for his portrayal of Brother Sam in the Showtime drama series Dexter. He is also known as the host of Def Poetry Jam, which aired on HBO between 2002 and 2007.

Mos Def has been vocal on several social and political causes, including police brutality, the idea of American exceptionalism, and the state of African Americans.

Contents
1 Early life
2 Music career
2.1 1994–1998: Beginnings with Rawkus and Black Star
2.2 1999–2006: Black on Both Sides, The New Danger and True Magic
2.3 2007–2011: GOOD Music and the genesis of Yasiin Bey
2.4 2012–present: resurgence of Black Star and revival of Mos Def moniker
3 Acting career
3.1 Beginnings as child actor
3.2 Feature films
4 Social and political views
5 Legacy
6 Personal life
7 Discography
8 Filmography
9 Nominations
Early life
Dante Terrell Smith Bey was born in Brooklyn, New York City, the son of Sheron Smith and Abdul Rahman.[4] The eldest of 12 children and step-children, he was raised by his mother in Brooklyn, while his father lived in New Jersey.[5]

Although his father was initially a member of the Nation of Islam and later followed Imam Warith Deen Mohammed, who merged into mainstream Sunni Islam from the Nation, Mos Def was not exposed to Islam until the age of 13. At 19, he took his shahada, the Muslim declaration of faith. He is close friends with fellow Muslim rappers Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Kamaal Ibn John Fareed (Q-Tip) of the rap group A Tribe Called Quest.[4]

Mos Def attended middle school at Philippa Schuyler Middle School 383 in Bushwick, Brooklyn where he picked up his love for acting.[5][6] After returning from filming You Take the Kids in Los Angeles, and getting into a relationship with an older girl, Mos Def dropped out of high school during sophomore year.[5] Growing up in New York City during the crack epidemic of the 1980s and early 1990s, he has spoken about witnessing widespread instances of gang violence, theft and poverty in society, which he largely avoided by working on plays, Off-Off-Broadway and arts programs.[6] In a particularly traumatic childhood experience, Mos Def witnessed his younger brother get hit by a car. The 5 year old Ilias Bey Born Denard Smith (DCQ), who Mos Def described as "my first partner in Hip Hop", was in a coma for 6 months.[6] He credits his brother, parents, grandparents and fellow New Yorkers for being an inspiration in his life and work.

Music career
1994–1998: Beginnings with Rawkus and Black Star[edit]
See also: Black Star (rap duo)
Mos Def began his rap music career in 1994, forming the rap group UTD (or Urban Thermo Dynamics) along with younger brother DCQ (Ilias Bey; born Denard Smith) and younger sister Ces.[7] In 2004, they released the album Manifest Destiny, their first and only release to date. The album features a compilation of previously unreleased and re-released tracks recorded during the original UTD run.[8]

In 1996, Mos Def emerged as a solo artist and worked with De La Soul and Da Bush Babees, before he released his own first single, "Universal Magnetic".[citation needed]


Mos Def in 1999
Mos Def signed with Rawkus Records and formed the rap group Black Star with Talib Kweli. The duo released an album, Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star, in 1998.[9] Mostly produced by Hi-Tek, the album featured the hit singles "Respiration" and "Definition", which would go on to be featured in VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip-Hop.[10]

1999–2006: Black on Both Sides, The New Danger and True Magic[edit]
Mos Def released his solo debut album Black on Both Sides in 1999, also through Rawkus.[11] Around this time he also contributed to the Scritti Politti album Anomie & Bonhomie and Rawkus compilations Lyricist Lounge and Soundbombing.


Mos Def performing at Rock the Bells (New York).
After the collapse of Rawkus records, he signed to Geffen Records, which released his second solo album The New Danger in 2004.[12] The New Danger contained a mix of several musical genres, including soul, blues, and rock and roll, performed with his rock band Black Jack Johnson, which included members of the bands Bad Brains and Living Colour.[citation needed] The singles included "Sex, Love & Money" and the B-side "Ghetto Rock"; the latter went on to receive several Grammy Award nominations in 2004.[citation needed]

Mos Def's final solo album for Geffen Records, True Magic, was released in 2006.[citation needed]

The song "Crime & Medicine" is a remake of GZA's 1995 single "Liquid Swords". Also, the track "Undeniable" samples a version of the Barrett Strong/Norman Whitfield composition "Message from a Black Man". The song "Dollar Day" uses the same beat as Juvenile's "Nolia Clap".[13]

2007–2011: GOOD Music and the genesis of Yasiin Bey
On November 7, 2007, Mos Def performed live in San Francisco at The Mezzanine venue. The performance was recorded for an upcoming "Live in Concert" DVD. During the event, he announced that he would be releasing a new album to be called The Ecstatic. He performed a number of new tracks; in later shows, he previewed tracks produced by Madlib and was rumored to be going to Kanye West for new material. Producer and fellow Def Poet Al Be Back revealed he would be producing on the album as well.[14] The album was released on June 9, 2009; but only Madlib's production had made the cut, along with tracks by Preservation, The Neptunes, Mr. Flash, Madlib's brother Oh No, a song by J. Dilla, and Georgia Anne Muldrow.

Mos Def appears alongside Kanye West on the track "Two Words" from The College Dropout album, the track "Drunk And Hot Girls" and the bonus track "Good Night" off West's third major album, Graduation. In 2002, he released the 12" single Fine, which was featured in the Brown Sugar Motion Picture Soundtrack.[15]

Mos Def also appears on the debut album from fellow New Yorkers Apollo Heights on a track titled, "Concern." In October, he signed a deal with Downtown Records and appeared on a remix to the song "D.A.N.C.E." by Justice.[16] He appeared on Stephen Marley's debut album Mind Control on the song "Hey Baby." In 2009, he worked with Somali-Canadian rapper K'naan to produce the track "America" for K'naan's album Troubadour.[17]

In April 2008, he appeared on the title track for a new album by The Roots entitled Rising Down. The new single, "Life In Marvelous Times", was made officially available through iTunes on November 4, 2008, and is available for stream on the Roots' website Okayplayer.

In April 2009, Mos Def traveled to South Africa for the first time where he performed with The Robert Glasper Experiment at the renowned Cape Town International Jazz Festival. He treated the South African audience with an encore introduced by his own rendition of John Coltrane's "Love Supreme", followed by a sneak preview of the track "M.D. (Doctor)"[18]

Mos Def has designed two pairs of limited edition Converse shoes. The shoes were released through Foot Locker stores on August 1, 2009 in limited amounts.[19]

In late 2009, Mos Def created his own clothing line with the "UNDRCRWN" brand called the "Mos Def Cut & Sew Collection." The items were released in select U.S. stores and almost exclusively on the UNDRCRWN website.[20] 2009 also found Mos Def among the MCs aligning themselves with American entrepreneur Damon Dash's DD172 and collaborating with American blue rock band the Black Keys on the Blakroc album, a project headed by the Black Keys and Damon Dash.[21] Mos Def appeared with Harlem-bred rapper Jim Jones and the Black Keys on the Late Show with David Letterman to perform the Blakroc track "Ain't Nothing Like You (Hoochie Coo)".

In March 2010, Mos Def's song "Quiet Dog Bite Hard" was featured in Palm's "Life moves fast. Don't miss a thing." campaign.[22]

Mos Def features on the first single, "Stylo", from the third Gorillaz album, Plastic Beach, alongside soul legend Bobby Womack. He also appears on the track titled "Sweepstakes".

In September 2010, after appearing on Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Friday track "Lord Lord Lord", Mos Def confirmed he had signed with GOOD Music.[23] Mos Def has been an active contributor to the recovery of the oil spill in the Gulf, performing concerts and raising money towards repairing its damages. In June 2010, he recorded a cover of the classic New Orleans song originally by Smokey Johnson, "It Ain't My Fault" with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Lenny Kravitz and Trombone Shorty.

In September 2011, Mos Def announced that he planned to use the name Yasiin Bey instead of Mos Def beginning in 2012.[24]

2012–present: resurgence of Black Star and revival of Mos Def moniker[edit]
In January 2012, it was reported that Mos Def and Talib Kweli had begun "to resurrect" Black Star.[25]

In 2015, Mos Def featured on A$AP Rocky's second studio album At. Long. Last. ASAP on the track "Back Home" alongside Acyde and the deceased A$AP Yams.[26] He again revived his stage name for two new songs in August 2015 titled "Basquiat Ghostwriter" & "Sensei on the Block".[27][28]

In 2016, Mos Def announced his retirement from both the music and the film industry on Kanye West's website, he has stated once he'll retire in 2016 after releasing his final album. There is no release date for the album.[29]

Acting career
Beginnings as child actor
Prior to his career in music, Mos Def entered public life as a child actor, having played roles in television movies, sitcoms and theater, some of which were under the name Dante Beze.[2][3] At the age of 14, he appeared in the TV movie God Bless the Child, starring Mare Winningham, which aired on ABC in 1988. He played the oldest child in the 1990 family sitcom, You Take the Kids, shortly before it was cancelled. In 1995, he played the character Dante, Bill Cosby's sidekick on the short-lived detective show, The Cosby Mysteries. In 1996, he also starred in a 1996 Visa check card commercial featuring Deion Sanders. In 1997 he had a small role alongside Michael Jackson in his short film and music video "Ghosts".

Feature films
After brief appearances in Bamboozled and Monster's Ball, Mos Def played a rapper who is reluctant to sign to a major label in Brown Sugar. He was nominated for an Image Award and a Teen Choice Award.[citation needed]

In 2001, he took a supporting role to Beyoncé Knowles and Mehki Phifer in the MTV movie Carmen: A Hip Hopera as Lt. Miller, a crooked cop.

In 2002, he played the role of Booth in Suzan-Lori Parks' Topdog/Underdog, a Tony-nominated and Pulitzer-winning Broadway play. He and co-star Jeffrey Wright won a Special Award from the Outer Critics Circle Award for their joint performance.[30] He played Left Ear in the 2003 film The Italian Job. That same year he appeared in the music video You Don't Know My Name of the song by Alicia Keys.

In television, Mos Def has appeared on NYPD Blue,[citation needed] on Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show, and has hosted the award-winning HBO spoken word show, Def Poetry since its inception.[citation needed] The show's sixth season aired in 2007. He also appeared on the sitcom My Wife And Kids as the disabled friend of Michael Kyle (Damon Wayans).

Mos Def won "Best Actor, Independent Movie" at the 2005 Black Reel Awards for his portrayal of Detective Sgt. Lucas in The Woodsman. For his portrayal of Vivien Thomas in HBO's film Something the Lord Made, he was nominated for an Emmy[31] and a Golden Globe, and won the Image Award. He also played a bandleader in HBO's Lackawanna Blues. He then landed the role of Ford Prefect in the 2005 movie adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.


Mos Def and Bruce Willis on the set of 16 Blocks, filmed on location in Chinatown, Manhattan on Pell Street
In 2006, Mos Def appeared in Dave Chappelle's Block Party alongside Black Star partner Talib Kweli, while also contributing to the film's soundtrack. He was also featured as the banjo player in the Pixie Sketch" from Chappelle's Show: The Lost Episodes, though his appearance was edited out of the DVD. He starred in the action film 16 Blocks alongside Bruce Willis and David Morse. He has a recurring guest role on Boondocks, starring as Gangstalicious. He is also set to be in Toussaint, a film about Haitian revolutionary Toussaint Louverture, opposite Don Cheadle and Wesley Snipes.[citation needed] He made a cameo appearance as himself in the movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.

In 2007, Mos Def narrated the PBS-broadcast documentary Prince Among Slaves.

In 2008, Mos Def starred in the Michel Gondry movie Be Kind Rewind, playing a video rental store employee whose best friend is played by co-star Jack Black. He also portrayed Chuck Berry in the film Cadillac Records, for which he was nominated for a Black Reel Award and an Image Award.

In 2009, he appeared in the House episode entitled "Locked In" as a patient suffering from locked-in syndrome. His performance was well-received, with E! saying that Mos Def "delivers an Emmy-worthy performance."[32] He was also in the 2009 film Next Day Air.

In 2010, he appeared on the children's show Yo Gabba Gabba! as Super Mr. Superhero. He also appeared in A Free Man of Color, John Guare's play at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre.[33]

In 2011, he began a multi-episode appearance on the sixth season of Showtime television series Dexter. He played Brother Sam, an ex-convict who has supposedly found religion despite finding himself in violent situations.[34]

In January 2016, Mos Def announced his retirement from both the music and the film industry on Kanye West's website. In March 2016 it was announced that he had been attached to star in "his last live-action film", The Disconnected, a science fiction thriller dealing with policing, identity, and the intersection of technology and humanity.[35]

Social and political views
In 2000, paired with Talib Kweli, Mos Def organized the Hip Hop for Respect project to speak out against police brutality. The project was created in response to the 1999 police shooting of Amadu Diallo, and sought to accumulate 41 artists to the roster, one to match each of the 41 gunshots fired on Diallo.

Mos Def is well known for his left-wing political views.[36] In 2000, Mos Def performed a benefit concert for death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.[37]

In May 2005, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, R&B singer Martin Luther and City Councilman Charles Barron approached New York City Hall, demanding the withdrawal of the $1 million bounty for Assata Shakur.[38]

In September 2005, Mos Def released the single "Katrina Clap", renamed "Dollar Day" for True Magic, (utilizing the instrumental for New Orleans rappers UTP's "Nolia Clap"). The song is a criticism of the Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina. On the night of the MTV Video Music Awards, Mos Def pulled up in front of Radio City Music Hall on a flatbed truck and began performing the "Katrina Clap" single in front of a crowd that quickly gathered around him. He was subsequently arrested despite having a public performance permit in his possession.[39]

In October 2006, Mos Def appeared on 4Real, a documentary television series.[40] Appearing in the episode "City of God," he and the 4Real crew traveled to City of God, a favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to meet Brazilian MC MV Bill and learn about the crime and social problems of the community.[41]

On September 7, 2007, Mos Def appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher where he spoke about racism against African Americans, citing the government response to Hurricane Katrina, the Jena Six, and the murder conviction of Mumia Abu-Jamal. He appeared on Real Time again on March 27, 2009, and spoke about the risk of nuclear weapons.[42]

In July 2013, Mos Def, under the new name Yasiin Bey, appeared in a short film released by the human rights organization Reprieve, depicting the forced-feeding methods used at the Guantanamo Bay detention camps. This transpired after a document containing the military instructions for the procedure was leaked.[43][44]

Legacy
About.com ranked him #14 on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time,[45] while The Source ranked him #23 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.[46] AllMusic called him one of the most promising rappers to emerge in the late 1990s,[47] as well as one of hip-hop's brightest hopes entering the 21st century.[11] Mos Def has influenced numerous hip hop artists throughout his career, including Lupe Fiasco, Jay Electronica, Kid Cudi, and Saigon.[48][49][50] Kendrick Lamar has also mentioned Mos Def as a very early inspiration and someone he listened to "coming up" as a young rapper, though he denied being a part of the conscious rap movement.[51]

Personal life
Mos Def has six children with four women,[52] including two with his first wife Maria Yepes.

Mos Def married Yepes in 1996, and has two daughters with her: Jauhara Smith and Chandani Smith. He filed for divorce from Yepes in 2006.[53] The former couple made headlines when Yepes took Mos Def to court over failure in child-support obligations, paying $2,000 short of the monthly $10,000 he is ordered to pay.[54][55]

On August 17, 2005, Mos Def traveled to Canada where he married music video model Alana Wyatt.[52] Following a tumultuous relationship, the couple separated soon thereafter, but have not yet divorced.[52] Wyatt published a tell-all book Breaking The Code Of Silence in January 2012.[56]

His mother Sheron Smith, who goes by her nickname "Umi", has played an active role managing portions of her son's career.[57] She is also a motivational speaker, and has authored the book Shine Your Light: A Life Skills Workbook, where she details her experience as a single-mother raising Def.[58]

In January 2016, Mos Def was ordered to leave South Africa and not return for five years, having outstayed a tourist visa granted in May 2013.[59] Also that month, he was charged with using an unrecognized World Passport and having lived illegally in South Africa since 2014.[60][61] Mos Def had reportedly recruited Kanye West to help defend him, and posted a message on West's website announcing his retirement from show business.[62]

Discography
Main articles: Mos Def discography and List of Mos Def songs
See also: Black Star discography
Mos Def & Talib Kweli are Black Star (with Talib Kweli as Black Star) (1998)
Black on Both Sides (1999)
Manifest Destiny (with Ces and DCQ as UTD) (2004)[63]
The New Danger (2004)
True Magic (2006)
The Ecstatic (2009)
TBA (2016)[64]
Filmography
Year Film Role Notes
1991 The Hard Way Dead Romeos Gang Member
1997 Ghosts Townsperson
1998 Where's Marlowe? Wilt Crawley
2000 Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme Himself
Bamboozled Big Blak Afrika Also recorded a song for the movie's soundtrack with other members of the Mau Maus
Island of the Dead Robbie J
2001 Carmen: A Hip Hopera Lieutenant Miller
Monster's Ball Ryrus Cooper
2002 Showtime Lazy Boy
Civil Brand Michael Meadows
Brown Sugar Chris 'Cav' Anton Vichon
My Wife and Kids Tommy 1 episode: Chair Man of the Board
2003 The Italian Job Left Ear
2004 The Woodsman Detective Lucas
Something the Lord Made Vivien Thomas Nominated – Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated – Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated – Image Awards for Outstanding Actor in a Mini-Series or Television Movie
2005 Lackawanna Blues The Bandleader
The Boondocks (2005-2008) Gangstalicious Voice over for the animated series
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Ford Prefect
2006 Dave Chappelle's Block Party Himself
16 Blocks Eddie Bunker
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Himself Cameo
Journey to the End of the Night Wemba
2007 Prince Among Slaves Narrator
2008 Be Kind Rewind Mike
Cadillac Records Chuck Berry
2009 Next Day Air Eric
House Lee Season 5, Episode 19, "Locked In"
2010 I'm Still Here Himself
Bouncing Cats Himself
Yo Gabba Gabba! Super Mr. Superhero Season 3, Episode 44, Superhero
2011 Dexter Brother Sam Season 6, recurring, (credited as "Mos" in 2 episodes, as "yasiin bey" in 3 episodes)
2013 Begin Again Saul as Yasiin Bey
2014 Life of Crime Ordell Robbie as Yasiin Bey
The Getaway Himself Season 2, Episode 7, in Morocco. as Yasiin Bey
2015 Amy Himself Credited as "yasiin bey"
Nominations[edit]
Black Movie Awards
Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2006 Mos Def Source Awards Nominated
Black Reel Awards
Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2004 Civil Brand Best Actor- Independent Nominated
2004 The Italian Job Best Supporting Actor Nominated
2005 Something the Lord Made Best Actor: T.V. Movie/Cable Nominated
The Woodsman Best Indie Actor Won
2008 Cadillac Records Best Supporting Actor Nominated
Primetime Emmy Awards
Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2004 Something the Lord Made Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Nominated
Golden Globe Awards
Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2005 Something the Lord Made Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Nominated
Grammy Awards
Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2005 "Sex, Love & Money" Best Urban/Alternative Performance Nominated
2006 "Ghetto Rock" Nominated
2007 "Undeniable" Best Rap Solo Performance Nominated
2010 "Casa Bey" Nominated
The Ecstatic Best Rap Album Nominated
2011 "Stylo" (with Gorillaz and Bobby Womack) Best Music Video Nominated
NAACP Image Awards
Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2003 Brown Sugar Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
2005 Something the Lord Made Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Nominated
2009 Cadillac Records Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
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Welcome to a temple of the Orthodox Church! We call our worship space a ‘temple’ rather than a ‘church’ to emphasize that the Church is the people of God, whereas the temple is their vehicle. I will explain in a moment. The first thing I want to point out is that this building in all of its details is a microcosm of the human soul in its body.

What I mean is, look at the building from the outside—plain brick, not very decorated, some windows with stained glass but nothing elaborate. Looking at it from the outside is like looking at the human body from the outside, at the human person from the outside—pretty plain, really, even if some can be called beautiful. But what is on the inside…

Yes, the outside of an Orthodox temple is usually pretty plain, but when you enter the golden doors, you are met, gradually to be sure, with glorious beauty, little by little, increasing in magnitude in every direction. Hence, the Orthodox temple is an ikon—Greek for ‘image’—of the human being, both body (material and mortal) and soul (immaterial and, by God’s gift, immortal).

Now that you’re inside, you’ll notice the building is in compartments. The first room is called the exo-narthex (outer porch). Here you greet your friends or wait for them, purchase candles for offering, get a copy of the bulletin, etc. The doors you just came through are bronze, like the doors of the Jerusalem Temple, emblazoned with crosses. Some kiss the doors before entering.

The doors ahead of you separate the exo-narthex from the narthex (inner porch). Above them are ikons of the apostles Peter (with white hair) and Paul (balding) on either side, with an ikon of the Holy Trinity in the middle, to which this temple and congregation are dedicated. More on that later. You pass through the doors into the narthex and see two tables of candles.

The candles are offered by worshipers, because no one approaches God without an offering. The minimum offering is our light. Yes, our light, even though it has been given to us by God, we give back to God what He gives us—light—in the form of a candle offering. The candles are propped up in sand boxes, or offered as votives. People offer candles for themselves and for loved ones.

Before we enter the nave—more on that next—we notice life size ikons of the Virgin Mary with the Child Jesus to the left of the main entrance, and of Jesus Christ with the Gospel Book to the right. We stop and pray silently before these ikons, and then kiss them reverently to show respect and worship to their originals, the real Virgin Mary and real Jesus Christ.

In the narthex are kept, to the left against the wall, a sumptuously carved canopy and table called the ‘epitaphio’ (ep-pit-TAH-fee-oh), a piece of liturgical (worship) furniture used only during two days of Holy Week, representing the tomb of Christ. We keep an ikon of Christ’s Resurrection in it at all other times. In the narthex there are two more ikons near the side door ways to nave.

The nave, from the Greek word ‘naos’ (nah-OSS), meaning ‘ship,’ is the largest compartment of the temple. The word ‘naos’ has come to mean ‘temple’ in the Orthodox sense. Our worship hall is, unlike a heterodox (other) Christian church, not a static structure, but a vehicle. It is a ship carrying the congregation to our destination, heaven. Look up—It even has port-holes!

The captain and crew are usually at the front, on the bridge. In our temple, that is the priests and deacons and other servers usually positioned at the front of the nave, in front of or behind the decorated screen or wall dividing the nave from the altar. They lead the congregation in worship, the Divine Liturgy, or ‘work of the people’, which is rowing to heaven.

But ancient ships like the Orthodox temple don’t go forward by rowing, but by the wind that fills the (invisible) sails, which is the Holy Spirit Himself. Still, both the living God and His living people are necessary to get the ship to its destination. The Lord’s presence and power is the guarantee that all who enter and faithfully do the work assigned them will reach safe harbor.

The nave, the largest part of the temple and the temple itself, is full of benches for the people to sit in during parts of the service, though the default position in worship is standing. We sit for some of the readings (not for the Gospel) and for some of the prayers, and during very long services when we need to sit because of physical exhaustion. There are also kneelers.

The walls of the nave are covered by six great ikons, starting on the left and right side walls at the front. The left wall shows the ikon of the Birth of Jesus, then the Transfiguration, then the Crucifixion. The right wall shows the ikon of the Descent into Hades, the Descent of the Holy Spirit, and the Falling Asleep of the Virgin Mary. Why these six ikons? Let me explain.

The Gospel—the good news to mankind—can be reduced to six momentous events. First, God the Son and Creator of the Universe is conceived and born as a human of a human mother—the Incarnation. God becomes human. He enters the human gene pool, becomes a real man without forfeiting His Divine nature, in order to reverse devolution and reopen Paradise to man.

Second, the only occasion during the lifetime of Jesus Christ where He did something that absolutely could not have been falsified—in the middle of the night on Mount Tabor in Palestine He revealed His unearthly glory to three of His closest disciples, when He was seen by them conversing with Moses the law-giver and Elijah the prophet—the Transfiguration, humanity’s destiny.

Third, Jesus Christ, judged guilty of blasphemy, rejected by the worldly authorities, is shown hung on the Cross, suffering capital punishment not for His crimes—He is innocent—but for all of humanity’s from the first man—Adam, whose skull is below—to the last, the Crucifixion. The paradox is the title on the Cross, ‘King of Glory’. The Cross is the throne from which Christ reigns.

Fourth, back to the front on the right wall, Christ is shown straddling the abyss of Hades, or Hell. He pulls up Adam by the wrist, rescuing him, and all the other people shown standing on both sides, from death and hell. This ikon shows what Christ did while His body was laid in the tomb. He descended into Hades, and emptied it of the dead. This is the full meaning of His Resurrection.

Fifth, Christ is no longer with them physically for He has already ascended in His resurrection body, so His apostles are shown seated and from above, tongues of Fire, the descent of the Holy Spirit, the Pentecost of the New Covenant, when three thousand saved replaced three thousand slain on Pentecost of the Old Covenant. The Church, that is, redeemed humanity, is born.

Sixth, the final destiny of the Church, depicted in the Falling Asleep of the Virgin Mary, who is the first Christian, is shown. Christ has annihilated death, so we no longer die, but fall asleep. The ikon shows the body of His mother on a funeral bier, her soul now appearing as a babe in swaddling clothes is borne aloft to Paradise by her Divine Son. What happened to her, can happen to each of us.

There are many points to be made about each of these ikons, as there are no meaningless or superfluous details in an ikon or in the structures of the Orthodox Christian temple generally. In the last ikon, for example, the other people shown are the Twelve apostles who were gathered (except for Thomas) to the Virgin’s side at her death in Jerusalem. Stories tell how.

In the nave the worshipers stand together facing forward, toward the altar visible through a large gate way in the ‘ikonostasis’ (ee-koh-noh-STAH-sis) or ikon screen. If, for a moment, we turn around and face West (for the Orthodox temple always is built facing East, representing the sunrise and the world to come) we see above the windows and doors ikons of various early Christian martyrs.

Above the center door way is an ikon showing Christ flanked by His Mother and the honorable prophet and forerunner John the Baptist, shown in positions of supplication (prayer). It is at this door way that new members of the Church are met and prayed over, including Orthodox mothers bringing their newborn babies for admission to the Church at the forty-day blessing.

Moving to the front of the nave, we reach the soléa (soh-LAY-ah), a raised platform upon which is built the Holy of Holies, the compartment behind the ikon screen which contains the main altar in the center, the altar of ‘proskomidi’ (pross-koh-mi-THEE) where the Communion bread is broken up and intercessions offered, the throne, and where portable ikons and other equipment are kept.

The ikon screen is covered with ikons, all in a specific order. The large ikons at ground level are, from left to right: the ikon of the Holy Trinity, three angels seated around a table with Abram and Sarai behind them, serving; on the side door, an archangel; to the left of the royal doors, the ikon of Mary and the Child Jesus (the ikon of Christ in His first coming); then the royal doors.

The royal doors are covered with four ikons, one for each of the four Gospel writers, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John; to the right of the royal doors, Christ enthroned (the ikon of Christ at His second coming); on the side door, an archangel; at the end, the ikon of John the Baptist. When the royal doors are open, the priests themselves are the ikon of Christ among us today.

Above the royal doors is the ikon of Christ’s Mystical Supper, often called ‘the Last Supper’. This ikon represents the table of Holy Communion, and the people seated at the table facing us are Christ and His apostles. The other side of the table, OUR side, is exactly that—it is our places at the Divine table, where we eat and drink in the presence of the living God.

The small ikons that are arranged across the top of the ikon screen are twelve major feast days of the Orthodox Christian faith: (1) The Annunciation, (2) The Birth of Christ (Christmas), (3) The Presentation in the Temple (Candlemas), (4) The Baptism of Christ (Theophany), (5) Raising of Lazarus (Lazarus Saturday) , (6) Christ’s Entry into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday), (7) The Crucifixion (Good Friday), (8) Transfiguration, (9) Descent into Hades (Holy Saturday), (10) The Resurrected Christ (Easter), (11) The Ascension of Christ, (12) The Descent of the Holy Spirit (Pentecost).

The Annunciation—the Virgin Mary is visited by the archangel Gabriel who tells her, ‘Rejoice, Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you!’ and announces the first words of the Gospel, or good news, ‘You have been chosen to mother the Son of God,’ to which she responds, ‘Let it be done to me as you have said.’ The Greek name of this feast is ‘Evangelismos’ (ev-ahng-yell-is-MOSS), ‘telling the good news.’

The Birth of Christ—Jesus is born of the Virgin Mary in a cave, which is used by local shepherds as an animal shelter, because ‘there was no room at the inn.’ All the elements of this, and all the other ikons, are visual counterparts to Bible verses, even such things as the ox and donkey shown looking at the Infant, which comes from a passage in the prophet Isaiah (Isaiah 1:3).

The Presentation in the Temple—Every first-born son of the Jews had to be redeemed at the Temple, because all first-born creatures automatically belonged to God. If it was an animal, it had to be sacrificed. Since human sacrifice went against the Ten Commandments, first-born humans had to be bought back from God. The Greek name of this feast is ‘Ipapandi’ (ee-pop-pond-DEE).

The Baptism of Christ—Jesus Christ went to be baptized by John the Baptist, who was His cousin, in order ‘to fulfill all righteousness’ even though He Himself did not need to be purified of His sins, for He was sinless. This historical event revealed the adult Jesus to be ‘the Lamb of God, which takes away the sins of the world.’ The name of this Feast is either Theophany or Epiphany.

The Raising of Lazarus—This feast day closes the period of Great Lent and inaugurates Holy Week. On this day Christ raised His friend Lazarus from the dead after the man had lain in the tomb for four days. It was this miracle, reported to the Jewish authorities, that decided them to put Jesus to death, hence, its inclusion among the great feasts.

The Entry of Christ into Jerusalem—This is called Palm Sunday and is a feast day celebrated by almost all Christians, as well as the Orthodox. It is the historical event of Jesus Christ coming to Jerusalem with His followers to celebrate the Jewish Passover. During the following days, until His arrest, Christ preached His final message to the people of Israel.

The Crucifixion of Christ—This is called Great and Holy Friday by the Orthodox, and Good Friday by other Christians, and commemorates the death of Jesus Christ on the Cross. In the ikon, Christ is flanked by the Roman soldier Longinus and by His Mother and John His beloved disciple. Below Him, visible through a crack in the earth, the skull of Adam awaits the Blood of Christ to fall upon him.

The Transfiguration of Christ—The other feast days are shown in historical sequence, but not this one. The Transfiguration of Christ, where He revealed His Divine nature to His three closest disciples, happened forty days before the Crucifixion. He told them not to reveal what they saw until ‘after the Son of Man is risen from the dead.’ Hence, it follows the Crucifixion.

The Descent into Hades—This ikon reveals what was happening while Christ’s body was dead, He went in Spirit to the souls held captive by Hades, sometimes called Hell, or in Hebrew, ‘Sheol,’ where all human souls were stored after physical death. This ikon is sometimes called ‘The Harrowing of Hell.’ It is the most popular ikon of the Resurrection, though it represents the invisible aspect of it.

The Resurrected Christ—Here Christ is shown resurrected and appearing to His disciples behind closed doors. This ikon is the ikon of Thomas Sunday, the Sunday after Easter, but it is also an ikon of the Resurrection. Thomas wasn’t present when Christ first appeared, and he challenged the disciples. When Christ next appeared, Thomas was present, and confessed, ‘My Lord and my God!’

The Ascension of Christ—This ikon represents what happened when Christ ascended in His resurrected body into the heavens, an idea much misunderstood. Christ’s ascension was a ‘going up in power’ which did not inaugurate a period of His absence, but the age of His hidden Presence among us, according to His own words, ‘Know that I am with you till the end of time.’

The Descent of the Holy Spirit—This is the ikon of Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit, the third Person of the Holy Trinity, descended upon human flesh to jump-start our evolution into Divine nature, to complete the work of Christ. ‘God became man, so that man might become God,’ or as the Gospel of John says it, ‘as many as received Him, to them gave He the right to become children of God.’

Looking more closely at what we see in the front of the temple, to the right we see a throne facing left, that is, to the North, with an ikon of Christ the High Priest on it. When our bishop comes among us, he presides at our services from this throne. To the left we see a pulpit, a stand from which the Gospel and the Epistle are sometimes read, sermons preached, and announcements made.

The candle stand on the right side of the front of the temple has seven-day votives. These are offered (a monetary offering is made, and the candle is lit) as votives, meaning that someone is being prayed for. Looking through the royal doors (if they are open) we can see quite a bit of what is behind the ikon screen. Directly in front of us, we see a marble altar with an inscription and two peacocks.

The peacocks represent the experience of waiting for the second coming of Christ. The meaning is derived from this: When we see a peacock walking, it usually carries its glorious tail down, dragging along the ground behind it. So, we wait, hoping that it will open its tail while we are still there, so that we can see its beautiful form and color. That’s how it is, waiting for Christ’s return.

This isn’t to say that Christ isn’t here with us, at this very moment, while we are walking through His temple and admiring its many ikonic features. No, Christ is actually here with us, and the material evidence of His presence is both animate (we ourselves, His living ikons) and inanimate (the painted ikons, the liturgical accessories, the Gospel Book, the building itself).

The area beyond the ikon screen is sacred space that can only be entered by invitation. The royal doors, the middle door way, can only be entered and exited by bishops, priests, and deacons—no one else. Anyone else who is in the altar area enters and exits by way of the ‘archangel’ doors to left and right. These are ceremonial rules. No one is struck by lightning for accidentally transgressing them.

On the soléa, to the right and in front of the ikon of John the Baptist, is the chanter stand, a piece of furniture that holds the liturgical (worship) books used by the chanters, who stand around it. The top, which holds the open books being used revolves. During services, you may see a lot of activity at the chanter stand. The Greek word for chanter is ‘psaltis’ (PSAHL-teess). Yes, we say the ‘ps’!

Most Orthodox temples have a large dome above the front of the nave, in which is placed a gigantic ikon of ‘Christ Pantokrator,’ Christ, the Lord of all, usually surrounded by His words recorded in the book of Revelation, ‘I am the Alpha and the Omega, who is, who was, and who is to come, the Almighty’. That ikon, looking down on us below, keeps us in line. Unfortunately, this temple lacks it.

What we do have is an enormous electrified ‘lampada’ (lom-POD-da) which represents the Light and Glory of God. Most Orthodox temples have some kind of lampada at the front, though because of architectural conflicts, sometimes a single lampada is impossible, so smaller ones may be mounted symmetrically. This is part of the lighting of the temple, so a practical necessity.

What have I left out? Oh, where do we baptize people? This temple was built in the early 1950’s when architects familiar with Orthodoxy were unavailable, so the building itself is a basilica in form, also why a dome for the Pantokrator is lacking. Most newer temples (and ancient ones in the old world) have a baptismal font and maybe a pool for baptizing somewhere in or near the temple.

We have a portable baptismal font for infants and very small children. It may be out on the soléa for viewing. We baptize by triple immersion (complete immersion of the entire body and head), so adults cannot be baptized in the silver font reserved for babies. Instead, adults are baptized in a large metal tub, usually stored under the epitaphio which you saw in the narthex.

One final note. You may have noticed an absence of statuary in our temple. The Orthodox Church considers three dimensional religious representations inappropriate and uses only two dimensional ikons as religious images. The only exception is bas relief representations on metalwork such as processional crosses and fans, and scripture or ikon covers.

And one more answer, in case you had a question. Where’s the organ? Well, though the Greeks invented the steam organ and used it in Constantinople, the ancient Christian Roman capital city, Orthodox church singing is usually a capella, no instruments used. This temple does have an organ in the choir loft which has been and can be used as a harmonium to accompany the hymns.

We hope you have enjoyed this short introduction to the Orthodox Christian Church and faith, and we want to extend our heartfelt appreciation for your interest, and an open invitation for you to join with us in worship of our true and living God. Greek Orthodoxy has its foundations in Greece, but our worship is bilingual and beautiful, and everyone who is respectful is welcome here.

To be respectful is to approach holy things as if we ourselves were holy, which indeed God makes all those who ‘with fear of God, with faith and love draw near.’

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Four times a year, the Church sets aside three days to "thank God for the gifts of nature and to teach us to make use of them in moderation" through fasting and prayer. These quarterly periods take place around the beginnings of the four natural seasons. The Ember Days were prescribed for the entire Church by Pope Gregory VII (1073-1085). "Ember" comes from the Latin word "tempora," meaning "seasons."

These days are four series of Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays which correspond to the natural seasons of the year. Autumn brings "Michaelmas Embertide" after the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross; Winter, the Advent Embertide after the Feast of St. Lucy; Spring, the Lenten Embertide, the week after Ash Wednesday; and Summer, the Whit Embertide after Pentecost Sunday.

On Wednesday and Saturday the abstinence is only partial, meaning meat may be eaten at the main meal, although ever since reading about the Sabbatine Priviledge I stopped eating meat on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Ember Fridays are just like Good Friday, fast and abstinence from all meat. Ember Days are days favored for priestly ordinations, prayer for priests, first Communions, almsgiving and other penitential and charitable acts, and prayer for the souls in Purgatory.

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O God, Who hast appointed Thine only-begotten Son to be the eternal High Priest for the glory of Thy Majesty and the salvation of mankind; grant that they whom He hath chosen to be His ministers and the stewards of His Mysteries, may be found faithful in the fulfillment of the ministry which they have received. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.

Tertullian and other early writers speak of the ordinary fasts of rule practiced by the first Christians on all Wednesdays and Fridays of the year outside of Paschal time. Around 450 Pope St. Leo the Great wrote of the Ember Days in a series of sermons:

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concupiscences, and the spirit is renewed in virtue. But
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