Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Self and the Gospel

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. Recently, Father Kimel posted a meditation on the connection between proper love of self and theosis. These thoughts were inspired by some of Father Herbert McCabe’s practical cogitations on living the Christian life. Some readers, … Continue reading

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Meditating Four Quartets: The Dry Salvages (II/2)

It seems, as one becomes older, / That the past has another pattern, and ceases to be a mere sequence— / Or even development: the latter a partial fallacy / Encouraged by superficial notions of evolution, / Which becomes, in … Continue reading

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Baptism in the Church of the Fathers

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Did Jesus Really Rise From the Dead?

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Meditating Four Quartets: The Dry Salvages (II)

Sestina—a fixed verse form consisting of six stanzas of six lines each, normally followed by a three-line envoi. The words that end each line of the first stanza are used as line endings in each of the following stanzas, rotated … Continue reading

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“And the Word of the Father is formed by the word of a mother, and the Creator is created by the voice of a creature”

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To Love God We Must First Love Ourselves

“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?” Jesus replies: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And … Continue reading

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“The iconographer paints with Taboric light”

We behold ‘the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror’ (2 Cor 3.18); the truth of God is arrayed in glory because the Lord is the Truth, ‘clothed with majesty and honour.’ And when he shows the … Continue reading

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