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Faith-as-Trust and Faith-as-Authentication

by Semyon Frank Semyon Lyudvigovich Frank was, in the judgment of his biographer Philip Boobbyer, “arguably Russia’s greatest twentieth-century philosopher.” Born in 1877 in Moscow and raised in Judaism, Frank became a revolutionary atheist as a teenager, before reflection led … Continue reading

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Dogma and Doctrine in the Orthodox Church

(This article has been substantially revised, expanded, and republished under the title “Orthodoxy, Dogma, and the Neuralgic Question of Doctrinal Development.”) The debate on apokatastasis inevitably raises the question: Has the Orthodox Church definitively, infallibly, irreversibly excluded the universalist hope? … Continue reading

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