Category Archives: Brian Moore

Sin, Hell, and the Victory of Pascha

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. We are made for joy and love and creativity. We are embodied because the care of the soul requires human touch and beauty, music and vision in order to thrive. Yet we live in a … Continue reading

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Musings on Analogy, Univocity, and the Metaphysics of Being

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. The perfect being god of theistic personalism (or as David Hart prefers, mono-poly-theism) is the perfection of any possible creature times infinity. Yet because such a god is on the same plane of existence as … Continue reading

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The Self and the Gospel

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. Recently, Father Kimel posted a meditation on the connection between proper love of self and theosis. These thoughts were inspired by some of Father Herbert McCabe’s practical cogitations on living the Christian life. Some readers, … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: The Flourishing of Apokatastasis

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. There is a delicate balance in the life of faith; I think it’s fine to slip into doubt. There’s something desperate and willful in many of those who don’t—though I have personally rarely experienced grave … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: Ascension of Human Flesh

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. There is a moment after the resurrection when Mary Magdalene comes upon the gardener. Amazed at the disappearance of the body of the beloved, she asks the gardener if he knows what has become of … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: Ricercare

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. (From my notebooks) Suppose you are a soul standing before the gate of time. You look through the portal and discover two possibilities. In one, you are at ease, surrounded by wealth and respectability. No … Continue reading

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Searching for Our Human Face: Animals in the Eschaton?

by Brian C. Moore, Ph.D. Jesus and the disciples get into a boat to cross the lake. In transit, Jesus sleeps and the wind picks up, a storm rages. This is an intimation of Christ in the tomb, and the … Continue reading

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