This blog and subsequent blogs for the next few weeks, that I will write, will center on the Documents of Vatican II. An event in the Catholic Church with attendance and participation by mainline protestant denominations back in the 1960s. John XXIII, a pope, chosen because many believed, at the time he would be a […]
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Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
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While he was on the mountain with Christ the Lord in company with the two other disciples James and John, the blessed apostle Peter heard a voice from heaven saying: “This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. Listen to him.” The apostle remembered this and made it…
Several sects such as the Jehovah’s Witnesses and Seven Day Adventists teach that Jesus Christ is, in fact, Michael the Archangel. Without getting lost in the weeds one may confidently believe that their claims are untrue. We have proof of this in Daniel 10 and Revelation 1. In both of these passages, a description of […]
via Jesus Is Not Michael the Archangel — Orthodox Christian Theology
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We recently watched The Wife (because my wife always has the controls and always finds the best stuff to watch, and even if she didn’t, I would say she did, because I’ve gotten wiser in my old age). First, this is a must see, but especially for writers. Trying to avoid spoilers, but let’s say…
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“Therefore because of the grace of the Spirit which has been given to us, we come to be in him, and He in us. And through his becoming in us, and we having the Spirit, it is reasonable that, since it is the Spirit of God, we are considered to be in God and God […]
via Christianity’s Forgotten Spirit — An Ancient Faith For a Modern World
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Originally posted on a backpack and a little guitar:
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This past week was our spring break. ?Most of my friends headed out of town immediately after their last class, but I hung around for a few days before driving down to Bardstown, Kentucky to spend a week at the Abbey of Gethsemani. After a 2.5…
St Gregory of Nazianzos…writes: “The tree, in my vision of things, is divine contemplation, which only those established in a high degree of perfection can safely approach, while it is not good for those who are still immature and greedy in their desires, just as solid food is not good for those who are yet […]
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