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A Drama of Good and Evil

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Book Review: ‘Beneath the Silent Heavens’

by Jess Lederman Beneath the Silent Heavens, Brian Christopher Moore’s enchanting, beautifully written, and thought-provoking retelling of the story of Noe (Noah) and the Flood, is subtitled A Fantasy. There’s a long history of Christian-themed fantasies (arguably including portions of … Continue reading

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Theodicy, Hell, and David Bentley Hart

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. In his recent blog post “The Morality of Gehenna,” Father Lawrence Farley defends the com­patibility of traditional notions of hell with the Goodness of the Christian God. His voice is certainly not inhumane. He recognizes … Continue reading

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Sin, Hell, and the Victory of Pascha

I am reposting this 2016 article by Brian Moore because it is one of the finest articles on universal salvation that has been published on Eclectic Orthodoxy during its seven glorious years of existence. Given that we are presently living … Continue reading

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A Most Peculiar Story: Paradiso

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. In his Unspoken Sermon, “The Inheritance,” George MacDonald recalls the fifth canto of Dante’s Paradiso where the souls in the sphere of Mercury first sight the newcomers and cry out “Ecco chicrescera li nostri amori!” … Continue reading

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A Most Peculiar Story: The Freedom of God and Saints

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. Some have accused the Australian writer, Gerald Murnane, of a kind of autism. It may be that his method is little more than an idiosyncratic phenomenology, though I suspect there is something more. I cannot … Continue reading

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A Most Peculiar Story: Judging Judgment Rightly

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. The story is false if you get God wrong. If you get God wrong, you are sure to misunder­stand the nature of judgment. Though folks often don’t think too deeply about it. “It’s too much,” … Continue reading

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