Tag Archives: divine love

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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The Unconditionality of Divine Love and the Universalist Hope

What is at stake in the universalist/infernalist debate? Perhaps the best way to answer this is to first identify what is not at stake. What is not at stake is the christological foundation of salvation. I wholeheartedly affirm that salvation … Continue reading

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God is Prayer

All prayer is a participation in the divine communion of the Father and the Son in the Spirit. This is the truth that Herbert McCabe would have us understand, but he takes a couple of steps to bring us to … Continue reading

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Creato ex Nihilo: Alternative Proposals (3)

Michael Lodahl: creatio ex amore So what’s wrong with saying that God creates the world out of love? Almost nothing. Is this not the gospel? Has not this message been proclaimed to the world for two millennia? “Creation is an … Continue reading

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Kasper and Moloney on the Divine Attributes

Fr Daniel Moloney recently reviewed Walter Cardinal Kasper’s book Mercy: The Essence of the Gospel and the Key to Christian Life for the March issue of First Things. I have not read this book, and I have to admit that Kasper is not … Continue reading

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Christos Yannaras: The God who is Person & Love

I had not planned to walk over to my bookshelf and pull out my unread copy of The Freedom of Morality. Christos Yannaras, through no fault of his own, simply was not on my must-read-in-the-next-decade list. So many books, not … Continue reading

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Finding the God who is Love

The love of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit for human beings is unconditional. This fundamental truth of the gospel bears repeating. It bears repeating because we Christians, clergy and laity, seem to forget it so easily. Yes, we know … Continue reading

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