Monthly Archives: July 2014

Irresistible Grace: Is Sergius Bulgakov an Augustinian?

“The theophany of the parousia,” Sergius Bulgakov declares, “has all-conquering power and irresistible force” (The Bride of the Lamb, p. 492). As we saw in the previous article, he believes the persuasive power of the parousial manifestation of the glorified … Continue reading

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The Experience of God: A Review

Originally posted on Sanctum in Heremis:
David Bentley Hart, The Experience of God: A Review Previously I reviewed David Bentley Hart’s Atheist Delusions. His The Experience of God: Being, Consciousness, Bliss is a newer book written for a similar purpose.…

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Sergius Bulgakov: The Irresistible Truth of Final Judgment

And he shall come again with glory to judge both the quick and the dead. The Great Assize—I am brought into the courtroom of the Divine Judge. Availing himself of the latest technology, the prosecutor presents a movie of my … Continue reading

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Sergius Bulgakov on the Mother of God

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Sergius Bulgakov: The Glory of the Resurrection

When the Lord Jesus Christ returns in glory, he will return in the body that was crucified under Pontius Pilate and raised from death by the heavenly Father on Easter morning—the same body in which he appeared to his disciples, … Continue reading

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Bulgakov’s Reply to the Charge of Heresy

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Sergius Bulgakov: Parousia and the Glorification of Creation

“But according to his promise we wait for new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells” (2 Pet 3:13). When Christ returns in glory, the cosmos will be transfigured, transformed, transmuted, redeemed, renewed, sanctified, sophianized, glorified, deified. These … Continue reading

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Amir Aczel, Science, and the Existence of God

Not only do the atheists not seem to get it, but a lot of theists apparently don’t either. I’m referring here to Amir Aczel, the author of Why Science Does Not Disprove God. I have not read Aczel’s book, but he … Continue reading

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