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Sergius Bulgakov: The Parousia of the Holy Spirit

Just as we may speak of the eternal Son emptying himself of his glory in the Incarnation, hiding himself, as it were, in the flesh of the man Jesus of Nazareth, so we also may speak of an analogous movement … Continue reading

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Sergius Bulgakov: The Parousia of the Son

The return of Christ in glory inaugurates the apocalyptic transfiguration of the universe. This “return” does not imply that our Lord ceased to be present to the world after his exaltation. “I am with you always,” Jesus promised his disciples, … Continue reading

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Sergius Bulgakov: The End of the World is Nigh!

On this point science and the Bible agree (sort’ve): the history of the present universe will come to conclusion. Whether the universe continues to expand indefinitely, ultimately approaching the temperature of absolute zero (big freeze), or at some point begins … Continue reading

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Meditating Four Quartets: East Coker (II/1)

Second Movement As quickly as the poet’s imagination can take us from a summer walk in Somerset to a ship in the Atlantic, so we suddenly find ourselves somewhere … where does not matter … perhaps the when matters. It’s … Continue reading

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