Category Archives: Tom Belt

St Maximus the Confessor, Hell, and the Final Consummation

by Pastor Thomas Belt “God has put all things under his [Christ’s] feet. But when it says, “All things are put in subjection under him,” it is plain that he is excepted who put all things under him. When all … Continue reading

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Questions for Dr Ben Myers

by Pastor Thomas Belt Ben Myers’ LATC presentation on the atonement was excellent and raised several questions for me, two of which I’ll raise here and comment on. Question 1: If one adopts an evolutionary view of human origins (which I’m … Continue reading

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The Good News of Apatheia, or Why God Doesn’t Need to be Unhappy Just Because We Are

This month Eclectic Orthodoxy celebrates its two year anniversary. The blog has been a great blessing to me. I hope it’s been interesting, at least occasionally, to others. To help me celebrate I’ve asked Tom Belt of An Open Orthodoxy … Continue reading

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