Monthly Archives: April 2020

On Essence and Existence

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Slowly Reading St Athanasius: From Epicurean Garden to the Academy of Plato

by John Stamps Last week I read Lucretius De Rerum Natura so that you wouldn’t have to. This week I again followed the advice of C.S. Lewis to a “T.” It’s always better to read Plato himself than some dreary … Continue reading

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Slowly Reading St Athanasius: Contra the Epicureans

by John Stamps Candace H. Smith drew a great map of the four main philosophical schools of Hellenistic Athens. Let’s examine it for a moment. At the top of the page, you can see the famous Acropolis. Below it is … Continue reading

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How to Read the Quartets

 

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Jessica Hooten Wilson on ‘The Four Quartets’

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George MacDonald against Hans Urs von Balthasar on Universal Salvation

by Jordan Daniel Wood, Ph.D. Many a wrong, and its curing song; Many a road, and many an inn; Room to roam, but only one home For all the world to win. (Eve, in MacDonald’s Lilith) I want to put … Continue reading

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What Is the Resurrection of Jesus?

by Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI “If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain. We are even found to be misrepresenting God, because we testified of God that he raised Christ” … Continue reading

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“Once through death we fell away from life, now it is by life that death is destroyed”

The true Sabbath rest, the one which received God’s benediction, in which the Lord rested from his own works by keeping Sabbath for the world’s salvation in the inactivity of death, has now reached its goal and has displayed its … Continue reading

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