Monthly Archives: November 2021

The Hermeneutics of Perdition: When Hell Trumps Gospel

In his article “Christian Universalism: Will Everyone Finally Be Saved?” Fr Lawrence Farley invites us to examine Scripture closely, in the confidence that if we do so, we will see that the hope of final reconciliation is false—so perspicuous is … Continue reading

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“The stones the Gnostics offered fitted the comers of many temples; only not of the City of Christendom”

The revolt against the Gnostic influence depended on two things. There was the capacity of individual anti-Gnostic writers, such as Irenaeus of Lyons. There was also—and far more important—the actual belief of the separate Church­es. It was on many points … Continue reading

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“Daily the world is oppressed by new and growing evils”

The Lord says, “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.” He means: “Nothing that is lasting in your world lasts for eternity without change; and everything that in me is perceived as passing away … Continue reading

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“Christianity is, always, the redemption of a point”

Christianity is, always, the redemption of a point, of one particular point. “Now is the accepted time; now is the day of salvation.” In this sense there is nothing but now; there is no duration. We have nothing to do … Continue reading

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“When the sun goes down and when it rises, when you are asleep or awake, give thanks to God”

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“Everyone who is reborn in Christ becomes the kingdom which is no longer of the world”

Listen, everyone, Jews and Gentiles, circumcised and uncircumcised. Listen, all kings of the earth. I am no hindrance to your rule in this world, “for my kingdom is not of this world.” Banish the groundless fear that filled Herod the … Continue reading

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David B. Hart on Origen and Universalism

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Creation and Incarnation: Jordan Daniel Wood on St Maximus the Confessor

  Particular Good Podcast Interview with Jordan Daniel Wood I have not yet listened to the podcast, but our Brian Moore has and recommends it highly.

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