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On the Circumcision of our Lord Jesus Christ

With special reference to the oration of Andrew, Archbishop of Crete, the Jerusalemite, On the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ (PG 97, 913-929) By Protopresbyter George Dion Dragas, PhD, DD, DTh “And when the eight days were fulfilled for … Continue reading

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Angels and people join in celebration!

by Fr Jonathan Tobias In yesterday’s trip to Hobby Lobby, it was amazing to see how many things you could get with plaques emblazoned with “He is the Reason for the Season,” and all sorts of artwork portraying angels with … Continue reading

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On the Road with Matthew Levering

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Annihilating Angels

Catholic theologian Paul J. Griffiths has proposed a controversial thesis: annihilation is a novissimal possibility for angels and human beings; they may find their last thing in a decreative return to the nothingness. One point needs to be clarified, though. … Continue reading

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No God, No Science

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The Novissimum of Annihilation

Novissima, the last things—there was a time when Western pastors would systematically preach on the last things under four topics: death, judgment, heaven, and hell. During my thirty years of active ministry, I preached on the last things during Advent … Continue reading

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Thralls of the Metronome: The Fall of the Demons into Devastated Time

“The angels are first among creatures,” writes Paul Griffiths—“first, that is, in time, and first, also, in intimacy with the LORD. When the created order comes into being by the LORD’s fiat, the light that exists before the lights given … Continue reading

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