Monthly Archives: January 2018

Hartian Illuminations: Being as Gift and Beauty

In this series of “illuminations,” I quote passages from David Bentley Hart’s collection of essays The Hidden and the Manifest that I have found particularly instructive. I hope they will generate good discussion. “What indeed has Athens to do with … Continue reading

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Hartian Illuminations: Incarnation and Divine Immutability

In this series of “illuminations,” I quote passages from David Bentley Hart’s collection of essays The Hidden and the Manifest that I have found particularly instructive. I hope they will generate good discussion. “The Word became flesh,” the evangelist declares … Continue reading

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Hartian Illuminations: The Apathy that is the Trinity

In this series of “illuminations,” I quote passages from David Bentley Hart’s collection of essays The Hidden and the Manifest that I have found particularly instructive. I hope they will generate good discussion. The doctrine of divine impassibility does not … Continue reading

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Hartian Illuminations: How Can Love be Impassible?

In this series of “illuminations,” I quote passages from David Bentley Hart’s collection of essays The Hidden and the Manifest that I have found particularly instructive. I hope they will generate good discussion. How can God be described as “impassible” … Continue reading

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“Humility is the chariot in which the ascent to God is made upon the clouds”

The spiritual champion of evil is full of resources for its furtherance. It has often happened that as soon as the foundations of virtue have been laid in a soul, he has begun to undermine them with despair and lack … Continue reading

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Hartian Illuminations: The Myth of Suffering Divinity

That God suffers, not just as the man Jesus of Nazareth but in his divine essence, has become dogma in modern theology. Outside the Thomistic sphere few scholars are inclined to dispute it. Just read the Bible. Is not YHWH … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: Animals in the Eschaton?

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. Jesus and the disciples get into a boat to cross the lake. In transit, Jesus sleeps and the wind picks up, a storm rages. This is an intimation of Christ…

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