Monthly Archives: February 2018

Cosmology According to Kimel

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Ainulindalë: Angels, Demiurges, and the Making of Arda

(This article has been extensively revised and republished under the title “Ea!“) Then Ilúvatar spoke, and he said: ‘Mighty are the Ainur, and mightiest among them is Melkor; but that he may know, and all the Ainur, that I am … Continue reading

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“I do not worship matter, I worship the God of matter, who became matter for my sake”

Worship is the symbol of veneration and of honour. Let us understand that there are different degrees of worship. First of all the worship of latreia, which we show to God, who alone by nature is worthy of worship. When, … Continue reading

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Myth, Allegory, Lord of the Rings, and Other Great Tolkien Stuff

Also visit Malcolm Guite’s blog. HT: Brenton Dickieson

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Ainulindalë: The Great Music and the Cacophony of Melkor

This article has been revised and republished under the same title Eru teaches the Ainur his divine music and invites them to elaborate upon the theme, each according to his gifts and creativity. And so they sing, fashioning “the theme … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: Ascension of Human Flesh

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. There is a moment after the resurrection when Mary Magdalene comes upon the gardener. Amazed at the disappearance of the body of the beloved, she asks the gardener if he…

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David Bentley Hart on Eschatology and the Last Things

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Ainulindalë: The Secret of the Secret Fire

This has been extensively revised and republished under the same title. You cannot pass. I am a servant of the Secret Fire, wielder of the flame of Anor. You cannot pass. The dark fire will not avail you, flame of … Continue reading

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