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

Stefan Kapicic

Stefan Kapicic was born in Koln, Germany, where he lived for 3 years while his father played professional Basketball. His family returned to Belgrade, Serbia, where he attended high school and later enrolled in the Academy of Philosophy; studying World Literature for two years. Stefan's mother, Beba Zugic is a well known actress in Serbia and with her influence, he grew up wanting to act.

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During his childhood, he went to every theatre performance that Belgrade had to offer, took extensive acting classes, and later auditioned at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, considered to be one of most respected drama schools in Europe. After he got accepted, Stefan was taught by professor Gordana Maric and legendary professor Minja Dedic.

During his first year in the Academy of Dramatic Arts, Stefan was offered to join the serbian National Theatre, and performed in a play called "HASANAGA'S WIFE", directed by Award Winning director Jagos Markovic. Soon after, his career sky-rocketed, and he performed in about 50 theatre performances such as; "MERCHANT OF VENICE" by W. Shakespeare, " ELECTRA" by Euridipus, "BROTHERS KARAMAZOV" by F.M. Dostojevsky, "DEATH" by Woody Allen, " PROMETHEUS" by Euridipus, " RESSURECTION BLUES" by Arthur Miller, "STREET CAR NAMED DESIRE " by T. Williams, etc.

In 2003, he starred in his first feature film role in "ALMOST TOTALLY ORDINARY STORY" in which he got Awarded as "Best Debutant" at 'Nis Film Festival' 2003. Later on, offers for features just kept coming. Stefan starred in films such as; "THE CORDON" by Goran Markovic, "STREET WALKER" by Kosta Djordjevic, "FREE FALL" by Vladimir Djukelic, "CHARLESTON AND VENDETTA" aka "Tears for Sale" by Uros Stojanovic, produced by Luc Besson, premiered at 2008 'Toronto Film Festival', and "THE BROTHERS BLOOM" directed by Rian Johnson, a feature starring Oscar Winners Adrian Brody, Rachel Weisz and Maximillian Shell.

Stefan has also starred in several TV-sitcoms: "ORDINARY PEOPLE", "I, CHEGUEVARA", " VRATICE SE RODE"; did commercials for Pepsi, Nestle, Snickers, Tommy Hilfiger, Pal Zileri, and voice-overs for "GARFIELD 2", "OPEN SEASON", "POKEMON", "LOONEY TUNES", "ALADDIN", for the European market.

Stefan Kapicic relocated to Hollywood in 2008, where he guest starred in two popular CBS' TV-Shows – 'THE UNIT' and 'NUMB3RS', the 8th and final season of FOX's popular TV-Show '24', and NBC's "THE EVENT". You can currently see Stefan in popular Croatian TV-show "LARA'S CHOICE", and next on the big screen in UNIVERSAL PICTURES' feature "BIG MIRACLE", premiering on February 3rd, 2012.

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Pete Maravich

Peter Press "Pete" Maravich (June 22nd, 1947 - January 5th, 1988) was a legendary basketball player known for his incredible shooting abilities, creative passing, and dazzling ball handling. He was included in the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1987. Also known as "Pistol Pete" he starred in college and for three NBA teams. Maravich is still the all-time leading NCAA scorer, averaging a staggering 44.2 points per game, without the benefit of a 3-point shot line.

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On Divine Philanthropy

From Plato to John Chrysostom

by Bishop Danilo Krstic

This book describes the use of the notion of divine philanthropy from its first appearance in Aeschylos and Plato to the highly polyvalent use of it by John Chrysostom. Each page is marked by meticulous scholarship and great insight, lucidity of thought and expression. Bishop Danilo’s principal methodology in examining Chrysostom is a philological analysis of his works in order to grasp all the semantic shades of the concept of philanthropia throughout his vast literary output. The author overviews the observable development of the concept of philanthropia in a research that encompasses nearly seven centuries of literary sources. Peculiar theological connotations are studied in the uses of divine philanthropia both in the classical development from Aeschylos via Plutarch down to Libanius, Themistius of Byzantium and the Emperor Julian, as well as in the biblical development, especially from Philo and the New Testament through Origen and the Cappadocians to Chrysostom.

With this book, the author invites us to re-read Chrysostom’s golden pages on the ineffable philanthropy of God. "There is a modern ring in Chrysostom’s attempt to prove that we are loved—no matter who and where we are—and even infinitely loved, since our Friend and Lover is the infinite Triune God."

The victory of Chrysostom’s use of philanthropia meant the affirmation of ecclesial culture even at the level of Graeco-Roman culture. May we witness the same reality today in the modern techno-scientific world in which we live.