Monthly Archives: June 2019

Temple and Cherubim

One of the difficulties I’m having with Ezekiel 8-10 is simply imagining the scene. The struc­tural and topographical details of temple and environs would have been well known to the prophet and his contemporaries, but they are not well known … Continue reading

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“Desiring to do everything the Father desired, Christ hastened to carry out his wishes with regard to his passion”

Sure of protection on the day of battle, Christ prayed: “Lord, do not allow the wicked anything contrary to my desire.” He who said, “I have come not to do my own will, but the will of him who sent … Continue reading

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Sergius Bulgakov: The Most Interesting Theologian in the World

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Angelic Destroyers and Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit

Ezekiel 9: after showing his prophet the abominations being committed in Jerusalem and temple, the LORD pronounces his apocalyptic judgment. With a loud voice he summons his angelic executioners. Six are armed for slaughter; the seventh clothed in linen, with … Continue reading

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Christos Yannaras: The Most Interesting Theologian in the World

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Abominations and Abominations … and Idols Too

Ezekiel 8-11: a year after his inaugural vision, the prophet is given a new vision, in three acts: The LORD identifies the idolatrous abominations that have polluted Israel and will compel the withdrawal of the divine glory (chap 8); The … Continue reading

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George Lindbeck: The Most Interesting Theologian in the World

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