Monthly Archives: August 2022

“Love is so amiable that it is irresistible”

God loved thee with an infinite love, and became by doing so thine infinite treasure. Thou art the end unto whom He liveth. For all the lines of His works and counsels end in thee, and in thy advancement. Wilt … Continue reading

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Embracing the Greater Hope: A Bit of Autobiography

Once upon a time, I would have been considered a traditionalist. That was back when I was an Epis­copal priest. In my parishes I was known for my evangel­ical-Lutheran preaching (thank you Robert Jenson) and my firm commitment to Anglican … Continue reading

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Brad Jersak’s Foreword to Destined for Joy

I am delighted that theologian and celebrated author Brad Jersak accepted my invitation to write the Foreword for Destined for Joy.  It begins with this paragraph: “With great joy, I have for a decade followed Fr. Aiden Kimel as he … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: Love Bade Me Welcome

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. “The Kingdom of God cannot be conceived moral­istically: it is on the other side of the distinction. It is the Fall that made moralists of us” (Berdyaev, Des­tiny of Man, p. 36). Ascesis is necessary … Continue reading

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Destined for Joy is Published!!!

Finally!!! Destined for Joy is now available for purchase from Amazon in both hardcover and softcover versions (kindle version forthcoming). The final text was only sent to Amazon last night. Imagine my surprise to wake up and find it posted … Continue reading

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“The true reason for the Incarnation, then, lies not in man’s sinfulness but in his unfallen nature as a being made in the divine image and capable of union with God”

There are in the Jesus Prayer two ‘poles’ or extreme points. ‘Lord … Son of God’: the Prayer speaks first about God’s glory, acclaiming Jesus as the Lord of all creation and the eternal Son. Then at its conclusion the … Continue reading

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Met Kallistos Ware: Memory Eternal!

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware fell asleep in the Lord this morning, August 24th, at the age of 87. Met Kallistos Ware may well have been the most important Orthodox missionary over the past 60 years. Through his writings and lectures, he … Continue reading

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David Bentley Hart Responds to the Neo-Neo-Chalcedonians

Dear Al, It seems to come as a shock to some that I am not a partisan of the school of thought you have dubbed “NC” (for Neo-Chalcedonianism). And yet, as it happens, I most definitely am not. It would … Continue reading

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