Author Archives: Fr Aidan Kimel

David Bentley Hart, Divine Violence, and the Figurative Interpretation of Scripture

If you were hanging out on Twitter last Friday and Saturday, you may have come across a flurry of tweeting regarding David B. Hart and his controversial 2019 response to Peter Leithart. That response elicited from many the charge that … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: The Singularity of the Singular

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. There are enduring responses to human wretchedness. Prayer and acts of compassion may certainly draw one out from anomie. They may not work. Prayer is itself far more inscrutable than typical religious manuals may indicate. … Continue reading

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Fr Stephen Freeman on Why God Did Not Command Genocide in the Old Testament

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An Interview with Dr Jordan Daniel Wood

So the idea of Christ becoming flesh and of that “becoming” not being subject to temporal limitations, is that related to Maximus and other church fathers like Justin Martyr with the logos spermatikos? So is the idea that the incarnation … Continue reading

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“For, if in all beings there will be God, clearly in them there will be no evil”

Evil must necessarily be eliminated, absolutely and in every respect, once and for all, from all that is, and, since in fact it is not . . . , neither will it have to exist, at all. For, as evil … Continue reading

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Destined for Joy: An Update

Last week we  inaugurated our fundraising campaign to raise sufficient funds to make possible the publication of Destined for Joy: The Gospel of Universal Salvation. We set a minimal goal of $3,000 to cover basic expenses (editing, proofreading, cover and … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: Dreaming the Depths

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. Recall Desmond’s invocation of a primal reality that precedes our striving efforts. The passio essendi is given at once, but within that giving, there are two aspects that may be distinguished. There is the immensity … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: Liturgy of the Wilderness

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. To many modern people, the difference between one god and another is literally nominal. At one time, people believed in Zeus and Odin. It is mere historical accident that today some proclaim Allah or the … Continue reading

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